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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 – #16 – Courage

Tomorrow is the big day. Well, the first of the three big days. My exam is finally here. The exam comprises two written components (tomorrow and the next day), and an oral component in about a month. I am nervous, even though I have been preparing for this exam since September... even though I have… Continue reading Thirty Days of Gratitude – #16 – Courage

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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