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This Is Me!

By Carol Leeth |

My love for this song began when I watched ‘The Story Behind the Making…’ video of the first time Keala Settle sang this song live for anyone. She began shyly, behind a podium, but soon the words began to come to life within her. She began to hear the words and live through them as…

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Awakenings

How observant are we really? At my tender age of 67 I find I still have much to discover about myself. And in discovering, how much am I able to change? My son has always had a gift for observation. Unlike his talkative, extroverted mom, he is more the introvert and only extroverted when called…

By Noor Saadeh |
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Awaken From Grief

Darkness is where I go for now.  To awaken from the grief is too much for me to handle. It has been a brutal few months.  Death has knocked at my families door as we console one another.  Our beautiful Mother is now holding our Dad’s hand and her grandson’s, who died unexpectedly a few…

By Deb Kreimborg |
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Inspiring Women

Here at Plaid for Women, we believe that when one woman rises, all women rise.  Women have more capacity than is being realized, and the world is a better place when women are encouraged to tap into their full potential and power. We want to encourage, and empower because we believe in the power, capacity,…

By Carol Leeth |
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WAKE UP TO A NEW YEAR, A NEW YOU

Hello 2020!!!  I am so glad to turn the page on the calendar of 2019!  It has been a challenging year.  I lost my mother this year and my father two years ago.  Yes, I am now an orphan as someone so cruelly pointed out to me.  I miss my parents so very much.  This…

By Meg Henderson Wade |

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Gifts for the Grieving

When I was a child, the financial status of our family depended on the particular season of life and availability of work for our father. He was in the military for 20 years, but afterwards he desired to go back to his roots and work the old family farm. Without any updates to that place…

By Cindy Carter |
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Muslims and the Christmas Story

So what’s a Muslim girl doing in a Christmas Pageant? Our mosque built a very good relationship with a local Methodist church. Dinners, interfaith discussions, a Q &A about Islam, and even classes exploring the Enneagramⁱ. I was asked to lead a month-long adult Sunday school class addressing the prophets that Islam and Christianity share….

By Noor Saadeh |
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“The Star”

“Star of Wonder, Star of Light, Guide us to thy Perfect Light” The scent of Christmas is in the air as we gather as a family.  The hot chocolate warms us and the music of the holiday season in the background lifts our spirits.  Finally, our evergreen tree is awash in white light as we…

By Deb Kreimborg |
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Activate Your War Cry: Inclusive Leadership

I had the pleasure of attending the DFW Technology Prayer Breakfast in Irving, Texas a few years ago. Represented at the event were about 800 business women and men united together to celebrate the importance of diverse faith in technology and in the workplace. The keynote speaker, Onyeka Nchege, CIO of Interstate Batteries, spoke about…

By MiShonLandry |