When a storm is coming, all other birds seek shelter. The eagle alone avoids the storm by flying above it. So, in the storms of life may your heart be like an eagle’s and soar above.” – Author Unknown

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letter to you

A letter to encourage you to keep going! This letter is to you. The you who feels stressed. The you who is depressed and anxious. The you who has done it many times before but sometimes feels like you just Read more…

As I look back on my life, I relaize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.

A new way to look at life when you feel rejected. This quote describes what I know about my life.  Hopefully it also describes what you know about your life. In high school, I had a boyfriend.  I loved him Read more…

near a river

Live happily by not letting others drag you down! Want to know one secret to live happily?  Live your own life and let others live their own lives. My Mother has always acted different than other mothers.  She would not Read more…

letter to you

A letter to my dysfunctional family. Dear Family, No one is perfect and I am as far from perfect as it is humanly possible to be.  But I have been hoping and praying you would forgive me for everything I Read more…

uplifting things in your life

Eliminate all things not uplifting in your life to overcome depression. Another key to overcome depression is easier said than done. Simply let go of anything that is not uplifting or anyone that brings you down.  If someone around you Read more…

forgive others

One strategy for overcoming depression is to forgive others.  One key to overcome depression is much easier said than done: forgive. Forgive others who have hurt you. Forgive yourself for allowing others to hurt you.  Finally, forgive anything you have Read more…

Do your best every moment.

Enable yourself to overcome depression by doing your best every moment of every day. The Man in The Glass Author Unknown When you get what you want in your struggle for self And the world makes you king for a Read more…

depression encouragement

Use these four strategies to overcome depression. I have traumatic brain injury from past spousal abuse. Sometimes  that causes me to make mistakes. One day about three years ago I made what seemed to me to be a tiny mistake. Read more…

"Each reader's heart is like an eagle's and can soar above the storms in life..." - Near a River's Author, BJ Rae.

Written with uplifting words of encouragement, Near a River is a photographic children's book about two young bald eagles who are eager for their mother to teach them to fly so they may soar over the storms in their lives. Near a River encourages early childhood reading. BJ hopes that every child becomes a strong reader and soars above the storms in life.

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