Life is a Beach

Image: Diane GP

A cool breeze brushes lightly against my face, as I stand and watch a never-ending repetition of life’s colors. Blue ocean waves crash, one after another, creating a row of white bubbles that rapidly move its way onto the waiting brown sand. Then the cool water dissipates, as the sand…

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In The Moment – Mandisa Morning

© Diane Galvez-Parker

Take a short break and be In The Moment as you watch this Official Lyric Video of the song Good Morning by contemporary Christian recording artist Mandisa, featuring Toby Mac. Then ask yourself: Which song inspires and uplifts me as I start my day? Author’s Note: This is currently my favorite song to listen to on…

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New York, New York

What shall I write about? This is generally how the writing process of my blog post begins. However, this week’s topic has been screaming in my head all week, so it wasn’t hard to choose. “New York! New York! New York!”   Start spreading the news I am leaving today…

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In The Moment – Somewhere in America

© Diane Galvez-Parker

Take a short break and be In The Moment as you watch “Somewhere in America.” Then ask yourself: What were some of the greatest lessons that I “don’t remember learning” in school? What topics should or should not be discussed in schools through literature? Author’s Note: This video moves me EVERY TIME I watch…

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The Family Tree

Image: Diane GP

Have you ever watched the television show Who Do You Think You Are? I love that show! Then again, I love anything that involves a person’s backstory. If you don’t know about it or haven’t seen it, I’ll summarize it for you in one word: genealogy. The show focuses on celebrities…

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In The Moment – Wicked

© Diane Galvez-Parker

Take a short break and be In The Moment as you watch this rehearsal video from WICKED the Musical. Then ask yourself: Who has changed my life for good?  Do they know? Did they know? Author’s Note: Wicked is one of my favorite musicals. I have actually lost count of how many times that…

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