A Joyful Journey...

Join Doris Smeltzer, critically acclaimed author/educator, as she muses on topics from eating disorders to the mysteries of life. Often "Featured" are select, astute observations made by Andrea during her all too brief 19-year life…it is she who taught us: the joy IS in the journey!

Andrea's First Quote for 2015:

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Four days before Andrea turned 19 and eight months before her death, she wrote this brief, but insightful observation: If I can’t love me and my body how can I expect to love anyone else and know I deserve their love? Good question. Good question indeed. Especially at the beginning...
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