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Importance of Living in Gratitude

Importance of Living in Gratitude

The importance of living in gratitude cannot be underestimated.  “The benefits of practicing gratitude are nearly endless. People who regularly practice gratitude by taking time to notice and reflect upon the things they’re thankful for experience more positive emotions, feel more alive, sleep better, express more compassion and kindness, and even have stronger immune systems. […]

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Being a Blessing

The hustle and bustle of preparation is over; the shopping, wrapping, baking, mall & grocery store parking, the chaos portion that accompanies every holiday.  Whew! We survived another year!  Can we pause for a moment and reflect on blessings? Thankfully, the Advent season (and online shopping) helped to maintain peace and focus on the true […]

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Blessings, Miracles & Memories (11)

The gifts of family… Although they may drive us crazy, they frustrate us, anger, sadden and disappoint us at times, they are also a source of laughter, comfort, stability, safety and love. They are the greatest blessings. Even in situations where the family situation is not ideal, lessons are being learned and those can turn […]

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Blessings, Miracles & Memories (4)

1979, 8th grade, the year of my favorite Christmas memory.  It actually happened about a week and a half after the actual day. We were at my maternal grandparents house on a Friday night waiting for my dad to finish work at the bank and meet us for dinner. My grandfather and I were sitting […]

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