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Life Is Beautiful!

I just felt like saying that… actually I never get tired of saying that.It may sound cheesy, but I do not care. And that’s why I can proudly say to myself: Marina you are a positive person.That’s my compliment to myself this week [as per the challenge from the group “be proud of who you … Continue reading

Marina…you are courageous!

I just joined the group named “Be Proud of Who You Are” where you are challenged every week [or how often you wish] to post a compliment to yourself. The title of this post is my first compliment to myself. It was first pointed out to me by friends and then I began telling myself … Continue reading

Super Powers

I am a strong believer that everything happens for a reason. I also believe, like the apostle Paul says, that all things work together for good [Romans 8:28]. Obviously, when negative or hurtful things happen, it takes a little bit of time before I can stop and try to find what message I am getting … Continue reading

Marina is over me too!

“Marina is over me too!” This sentence was copied from a Myspace comment that a friend(?) of mine sent to a friend of hers. I’ll call them friend1 and friend2, respectively.The ironic part is that she, friend1, is the one that announced to me with an email that I was paranoid and therefore [I’m assuming] … Continue reading


I really enjoyed these words by Steve Osborne [from one of his blog posts at The Writers Bag ] “Writing is therapy. Socrates claimed that the unexamined life is not worth living. Taking the time to honestly document your soul on paper is a powerful form of self-examination. It heals. It guides. It calms. It … Continue reading

100 Facts About Me

1. I absolutely love animals.2. I really like my name. Marina means “woman of the sea” in Italian.3. My zodiac sign is Cancer.4. I am extremely proud of my daughter. She is the best thing that ever happened to me.5. My hair is naturally curly. I never blow dry it.6. I was born in Italy.7. … Continue reading