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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 – #12 – Writing

Yes, I do plan to finish my gratitude project, which I started back in April. The last few weeks have been increasingly stressful with my exam, the passing of my mother-in-law, and now waiting for the results of my exam. The results come out today. To say I'm nervous is a serious understatement. Today, though,… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #12 – Writing

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Thirty Days of Gratitude – #13 – Progress

There are times in life when we start out on a particular journey and we have no idea if we will actually get to the destination we envision in our minds. Sometimes these journeys begin without a destination set; rather, we embark on the journey because we need to get away from where we are,… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #13 – Progress

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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