Recent Posts by jackie

Are you holding back?

At the urging of a very close friend of mine, I want to write about something that touches all of our lives in one way or another at one time or another. This has undergone several rewrites thus far, so I hope now, in its final published copy I have conveyed the message while remaining sensitive to…
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A Passion for Fashion

Looking good is feeling good, feeing good is looking good! Lately I have been feeling kind of "uninspired" about my wardrobe. Nothing excites me, and it all pretty much looks B-O-R-I-N-G. I don't know exactly what happened, or how it is I fell into this "fashion rut". I find myself "settling" with the same old…
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The Simple Truth About Friendship

"Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames." - Rumi Years ago, I went through some pretty major "life changers". The events impacted me in such a major way, a real "shake up" and ultimately caused me to re-examine pretty much everything in my life. Belief systems, relationships and most of all my self-worth.   I was so totally…
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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Yes...we have heard that saying over and over through our lifetimes, but does it really sink in? Do we really get it? This post is not about the " being beautiful on the inside"- that's already a given! We as women can be pretty hard on ourselves and on other women when it comes to "looks". Telling yourself…
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Making Amends (part one)

About a year ago, I stumbled upon something called a "Legacy Journal" at the bookstore. It got me thinking, "what does a person write about in a legacy journal?" and of course, the ultimate question, "What will my legacy be?" It caused me to really reflect about what my impact is and has been on those…
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Prepared to be WOWed!

Please take a moment and listen to this Waneek Horn-Miller Interview on CBC. What she had to say left me feeling very inspired. She is reaching out to her community in such an amazing and positive way.  This is exactly the kind of stuff I am talking about! Hats off to a very bright light amongst…
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Share Your Light!

Welcome to Gal Pals Unite! I am in awe of the women in my life. I'm not sure we give ourselves enough credit sometimes. We have gone through life changing events together, we have cried, laughed, shown each other the best and the worst of ourselves. It got me thinking. My friendships and realtionships have changed with…
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