Tag Archives: Gratitude

Before I Give Up

January 6, 2014

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I Love You!

*This is a re-post from another blog called, “Die Trying.” An incredible woman dedicated this post to me called, “Dear Jessie” after reading my story “Kidnapped” and I’d like to share how it has affected me. Dear Jessie Kidnapped To Jessie Jeanine Silenced by the struggle, determination, hate, love, fight and courage all rolled into […]

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Define Your Life

December 21, 2013

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What ill you give back?

The magic of the Holidays and everyday is defined by what we give back to others. What will you give back this Holiday Season? Your time? Your talent? Your resources? Don’t just think about it… Be a blessing to someone today! Related articles Day 3: A Healthy Holiday (simplyaudreekate.com) How to Handle Holiday Stress at […]

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!

December 20, 2013

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With the last story being told in my previous post, I wish to express my thanks to everyone here once again. I am so very grateful for all the follows, likes and emails as I share this journey. Having your support and encouragement makes all the difference in the world – YOU inspire ME! As promised and […]

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A Christmas Story of Gratitude

December 20, 2013

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Holidays have a way of reminding us about all the things we are grateful for. They have a way of motivating us to help others and do good. I think we can agree though that we should strive for these things to be present in our lives on a daily basis and not just on […]

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Grateful Living this Thanksgiving

November 28, 2013

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happy thanksgiving

I am more than grateful for the people in life who I will always call my family, even though they are not blood. I am grateful for our time, our stories, the laughter and the tears… I am extremely grateful for the genuine souls we get to share our hearts and lives with. I am […]

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Grateful For You!

October 24, 2013

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Do Not Grow Weary

This is a text my daughter received from one of her friends… My daughter didn’t even get half way through reading this to me and I was bawling my eyes out, face buried in my hands (it seems there’s been a lot of that going on lately.) The way this young lady has encouraged me, […]

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Discovering an Attitude of Gratitude

October 18, 2013

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the joy of giving

Why is it uncomfortable to be on the receiving end or express my gratitude? Last year I wrote about how I’m used to always being the giver and provider. If someone needed something, anything, more than likely I could get it for them or at the very least point them in the right direction. I prided myself […]

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When Gratitude Doesn’t Seem Like Enough

October 14, 2013

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An Attitude of Gratitude

We have been so fortunate to make friends all across the country over the past few years. Some people have come into our lives for only a brief period of time, while others have developed into lasting friendships. I pray those friendships continue to strengthen and may I remember the brief ones for just as […]

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Gratitude is an Attitude

November 29, 2011

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Have you ever gone through times when you did not have very much of… well, anything? I am not speaking of those things that we do not need yet greedily seek, never being content with what we have. I am talking about just your basic necessities not being met. Have your struggles ever been so […]

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The Simplicity of Gratitude

November 23, 2011

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Tears of gratitude I might convey For the smallest blessings That come my way. Life’s little treasures That surprise and unfold Giving us pleasures Richer than gold.

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