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Thirty Days of Gratitude -#11 – New Beginnings

"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end" ~ Closing Time - Semisonic Last week I took a quick trip across the country to attend my new fellowship orientation and to walk through the townhouse we will be living in for the next two years. Surprisingly, it was exciting and invigorating. I always fear… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude -#11 – New Beginnings

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Thirty Days of Gratitude – #14 – Vulnerability

Today I am grateful for the ability to be vulnerable. It sounds like a really strange and random thing to be grateful for, I know. However, embracing my vulnerability today brought me peace and happiness about something I was stressing about. In my last post I wrote about the conflicting feelings I had toward expressing… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #14 – Vulnerability

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Thirty Days of Gratitude – #17 – Perseverance

There are a few cliché statements that I have heard numerous times over the past few weeks: "When it rains, it pours." "God only gives us what we can handle." "Experiences like this build character." "When this is all over, you'll look back on this time..." Let me tell you, I will never look back… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #17 – Perseverance

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Thirty Days of Gratitude – #20 – People Who Care

“Was this morning good for you?  Is there anything different I can do to meet your learning needs while you’re here?” I could feel the tears forming in the corners of my eyes.  I didn’t want them to come.  My eyes had been burning all morning.  I assumed the burning was because of the exhaustion… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #20 – People Who Care