Shannon Hames

Shannon Hames: Don’t judge this

The variety of people’s beliefs and values is staggering. In fact, no two people who are living or have ever lived or ever will live will agree on everything 100 percent. I would like to think of the rainbow, a...
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Shannon Hames: The million-dollar question

“Aunt Mama, are you happy?”Those were the words coming from the mouth of my then 2-year-old niece, Mackenzie. I remember it well because we were driving nine hours to visit a family member and Mackenzie tal...
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Shannon Hames: On living life with intention

You know me well enough by now to know that I write about whatever seems to be a reoccurring theme in my life at the time. I think about something, then a friend brings it up, then something happens that makes ...
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Shannon Hames: Trust fall with your intuition

“The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.” – Lao TzuOne of the greatest things about getting older is also becoming wiser. Even the dullest among us hardly...
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Shannon Hames: Conflict can build trust

I was talking to my friend, Missy, a few weeks ago. We were discussing conflict in relationships and I said that I was hoping one day to find a partner that would use conflict in our relationship to build tr...
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Shannon Hames: Change for the better

When I was a kid, my mom would say, “Shannon, you are such a free spirit.” I didn’t know what that meant, but I knew it wasn’t something anyone else in my family was.When I got older, my free-spiritedness m...