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The Birth of Something New

The Birth of Something New

By Maria Shriver
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Good morning to you. I hope your July 4th holiday was great, or at least good enough. I hope you didn’t get stuck in some airport or on some freeway. I hope you’ve been able to settle down post-presidential debate. It’s going to be a long summer, or maybe even an intense upcoming week with lots of noise, lots of rumors, and lots of jockeying. So breathe. Dig down deep and think about what really matters in your own life.

For me it always comes back to character, honesty, decency and dignity. It comes down to steadiness and calmness. I try to keep my eye on the ball and on the long-term, as I’ve said before. I’m going to take it day by day.

In the meantime, I have a wild story to share with you. As I write this, I'm still in the midst of making sense of it. I might even have to live it out to really make sense of it, but I'm going to share it with you anyway because when the universe speaks to you, it’s important to listen, take note, and pay attention.

So let me begin…

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