Inspiration – Personal Growth

Laura G Owens on April 2nd, 2015

Image credit One of the many reasons I love life is the unexpected synchronicity that happens all the time…. Driving traffic-clogged I-4 at 6:50 this morning to get to the YMCA prayer breakfast, I responded (okay, yelled) at the radio because a well-spoken but clearly wrong (by the discrimination yardstick) Baptist Minister explained to the radio […]

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Image: Courtesy of Joy Von Werder and Oviedo-Winter Springs Life magazine. I wrote the following article about my friend Joy because I’m awed by her athleticism and courage, and because she wants to use her story to help raise awareness for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.  CMT is the most commonly inherited neuromuscular disorder in the world. Joy […]

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Laura G Owens on December 14th, 2012

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles – view portfolio “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ I remember my mother’s words, and I am […]

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Laura G Owens on January 9th, 2012

I’m not one for making lists of resolutions because I think if you want to change, today is as good a time as any. But, when January 1st nears it’s ingrained to think about resolutions, to use the date as our deadline to get going, or at least start simmering ideas for what to improve, […]

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Laura G Owens on September 28th, 2011

Regardless of our differences, shared stories leap across our muddy rivers of misunderstanding and meet in streams of friendship ~ Laura Rajesh Durbal’s website – A couple years ago I heard an extraordinary young man share his message in a non-extraordinary way, that is with humble tones tucked inside a truly remarkable story. Rajesh […]

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