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Time is such a funny thing. My oldest son graduates high school today, and seems like only yesterday he was a tiny bundle nestled in my arms. A bundle that I swore to protect from all the evils in the world and that I would do anything for. I didn’t lie. It’s been an amazing journey watching this tiny guy grow up to be an incredible being. I began a journal for him yesterday and had everyone at a big family party last night write entries giving their best advice. I shared this on the Witchy Chicks blog and I want to share it with you.

Take fear out of the equation and then decide what you would do.

I stole that from Oprah years ago and it’s helped me achieve dreams I never thought possible. I can only hope it will serve my son as well.

Time to go load tissues into my purse for the uncontrollable sobbing that is sure to come.

Happy Sunday.

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About Candace Havens

Bestselling author Candace Havens has written six novels for Berkley including, Charmed & Dangerous, Charmed & Ready, Charmed & Deadly, Like A Charm, The Demon King and I and Dragons Prefer Blondes. Her new venture is writing for the Blaze line of Harlequin. Those books include Take Me If You Dare, She Who Dares, Wins, Truth and Dare, and The Model Marine. She is also in the anthology Spirited, and the proceeds go to help literacy. Her books have received nominations for the RITA's, Holt Medallion and Write Touch Reader Awards. She is the author of the biography Joss Whedon: The Genius Behind Buffy and a contributor to several anthologies. She is also one of the nation's leading entertainment journalists and has interviewed countless celebrities including Tom Hanks, Nicolas Cage, Tom Cruise, George Clooney and many more. Her entertainment columns can be read in more than 600 newspapers across the country. Candace also runs a free online writing workshop for more than 1800 writers, and teaches comprehensive writing class. She does film reviews with the Dorsey Gang on New Country 96.3, and is the President of the Television Critics Association.

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