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Focusing on Gratitude

  At the beginning of 2018 I mentioned in a previous post that in lieu of a New Year’s resolution, I have claimed the word “gratitude” for the year. I was recently reading a devotional focusing on Job’s gratitude despite having seemingly lost everything important to him. Having what seemed like nothing left, he still said:… Continue reading Focusing on Gratitude

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The Power Of A Smile

Looking someone in the eyes and giving a simple smile and saying hello can do great things for a person!   You never know if they may feel invisible. Acknowledging someone might be a small act, but there is great power in a simple smile. Take time today to think about those around you and share a… Continue reading The Power Of A Smile

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The Harsh Reality of Love

My best friend has been sick recently…  She’ll be 12 soon… Despite my deepest wishes and blatant denial of reality, I do know that she isn’t going to live forever. I know the reality of the situation, yet still, the thought of losing her makes my heart hurt, real physical pain, the type of pain that… Continue reading The Harsh Reality of Love

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Do You Have A Cluttered Mind? Are You A Hoarder of Information?

Have you ever watched the show on TLC called Hoarding: Buried Alive? So. Much. Stuff.  Just watching that show makes me feel anxious! I love organization, I love when everything has a place to go!  I hate clutter! Clutter actually gives me major angst!  Usually, if my house and surroundings are cluttered it is a sure sign… Continue reading Do You Have A Cluttered Mind? Are You A Hoarder of Information?