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paul martinelli stella Oct 26, 2019

Quite frankly, this last week has been a difficult one. A week ago from yesterday, a special woman, who has been more of a mother to me than my own mother ever was, passed from this world to the next. My sweet Stella!

Some of you received the email from me a few months ago when Stella was in the hospital, and others of you might have seen the post I made in tribute to her life on my Facebook page in the wee hours of Saturday morning last week, as I was grieving the loss of this beloved and incredible woman.

Let me tell you a little more about her, because there are some great lessons that I believe we can all glean from Stella’s life, and that I believe she would want us to learn and apply in our own lives in order to live more fully and more freely.

If Stella was still living, she would have turned 98 years old yesterday. Just think of that. Almost a century of time passed on this earth. She lived almost double what I have currently lived. It’s kind of crazy to think...

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