Chelsea’s Blog

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The Magic of Awareness

Our alarm goes off every morning at 5:50 am…Domi hits snooze and we’re jolted awake again at 6. Groggily I roll over and hit the light next to our bed because that’s the only way I know I’ll get up—with light shining in my eyes. I grab my glasses and my phone and head into […]

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A Gift for You Today

When I was a kid I was desperate to be liked by people. I wanted to be liked so much that I couldn’t have even told you my favorite color because I wanted people to like me so badly that I would adopt theirs. I’ve caught myself thinking so many times, well, when I’m older […]

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What I’ve Learned From Bumblebees

I’ve always thought that bumblebees were kind of cute. I mean, I’m not sure if “cute” is the right word, but there was something about them. They aren’t scary like other bees, they’re all fluffy looking, covered in pollen, they remind me of summer, and they put a smile on my face, but it wasn’t […]

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Your Wishes Don’t Have to Be a Secret

You go to a birthday party. The cake comes out. Everyone says to the birthday person, “Okay! Make a wish!” The birthday person closes their eyes, makes a wish and blows out the candles. “What did you wish for?” Someone in the crowd asks. Every head turns to stare—doesn’t that person know better than to […]

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You are exactly where you’re supposed to be.

Hello, my loves! I hope you’re having a wonderful day wherever you are in the world. And whether it’s an amazing day or a day that leaves you wanting for something more, I am wrapping my arms around you.  Life is not a straight shot. You don’t shoot your bow and arrow and watch your […]

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Aug 7
Inspiration

Floating in the Infinite

            A long time ago, on an adventure with my Dad in Hawaii, we decided to swim way out into the ocean. I was only about ten or eleven years old and thankfully a very strong swimmer. We just kept swimming and swimming until we reached a rock formation that stuck out of the water […]

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PB&J and Bales of Hay

When I was in first grade my class went on a field trip to a pumpkin patch. My Dad, as per usual, was chaperoning. It came time for lunch and I went to sit on a bale of hay next to my friend Isabella. I pulled my peanut butter and jelly that now had a […]

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Ferocious Infinite Love

Sometimes love is dignified. Sometimes love is silly. Sometimes love is the most fun in the world and sometimes love comes with challenges. I adore all kinds of love. I would like to think I am fluent in all love language with the amount that loving other people brings me joy. I also know that […]

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Life is not a To Do List

Domi (my hubs) has been studying late into the night for his CPA exam and working almost around the clock. I have found myself, especially, in the last few days creating things for myself to do so that I can be just as exhausted, stressed, and busy as him. While he studies I do laundry. […]

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Eternal Optimism or a Way of Life?

I am in a book club currently that focuses on works of anti-racism and in our last meeting, one participant said to me, “I think we missed all the warnings and the signals and the signs and it’s too late for our country. It’s just too late.” I was taken aback by this because I […]

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