The Abnormal Mom's Survival Guide

Essays on finding grace during the not-so-finer things in life.

Is There Any Such Thing as Luck?

Access the audio version here. Good luck, bad luck, fate, destiny, karma. Each word elicits an emotional response. Each describes something that seems out of my control. As such, I don’t care for them. I don’t appreciate my emotions jump-roping through commas like an Indy car leading the heart of my emotional soul by the nose. There is only one thing I can control and that is my thoughts. How I choose to feel in any given moment is up to me. So what do I do when those words are jumping through a conversation? I choose another. Here’s the one I like: opportunity. And the number one item on my wish list is “Opportunities for my son.” Money wasn’t abundant growing up. I wouldn’t inherit it nor

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