Starting Over

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  1. maryfran03 says:

    Sometimes the right post at the right time comes along. Thanks for the encouraging thoughts. Starting over is tough, but taking the risk is worth it. Just not sure I’m ready yet.

  2. Thank you for this post, life has been rough the last couple of months and it has become a struggle to find the light.

  3. Live and Learn says:

    Thank you for your timely post. I was telling a friend yesterday how frustrated I feel to be starting over at 60. Such a struggle but I know I have to move forward.

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