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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

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Thirty Days of Gratitude – #21 – Courage

Today was a very difficult day, mentally and emotionally. Studying was a challenge and not enough got done. Interactions with certain people were overwhelming. I cried... multiple times. I have been struggling with an issue that I don't understand. I feel as though I am the victim of a nonsense, incomprehensible crime. No matter what… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #21 – Courage