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Gratitude Through Blessings and Hardships

Credit: Home. Life. Encouragement Gratitude Can Be Hard During Difficult Seasons Happy Thanksgiving Friends! I hope today is one that is full of sweet blessings and the making of sweet memories. I am, however, mindful of the many who are struggling despite it being a holiday. If you are one who is struggling, I will… Continue reading Gratitude Through Blessings and Hardships

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Oh The Simple Things I Love About Thanksgiving

I’m so excited for our Thanksgiving this year.  In the past our meal was surrounded by the stress of making the most out of nothing as money was so critically tight, but this year is different for us.  This year I have a job which is enabling us to enjoy a few extras that we… Continue reading Oh The Simple Things I Love About Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving Blessings

I am wishing everyone a special message of Thanksgiving today. To those who will celebrate with joy as well as those who will struggle with loneliness and pain, I am sending you my love, peace, and encouragement that today will be a day to celebrate or a day to reflect and be thankful for the… Continue reading Thanksgiving Blessings

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Love Yourself Enough To Trust Yourself

Encouragement Today and Motivation Monday Happy Monday! I am here to remind you to... “Love Yourself enough to Trust Yourself.” “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”  Alexander Graham Bell. How… Continue reading Love Yourself Enough To Trust Yourself

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The Power of Persistence

Mission Accomplished I have spent the past 3 days looking for my Soldier Christmas Tree decorations and have struggled to find them. I spent half of the afternoon decorating my house yesterday because as I searched Christmas decoration boxes I said, "Well, I can put that up since I have it out." This morning I… Continue reading The Power of Persistence

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Being Thankful For Random Acts of Kindness

Happy Thanksgiving I am going against the tradition of thankfulness this year. Everyone is always thankful for family and friends and I am as well, but this year I want to express my thankfulness to the person who shows a random act of kindness. This is the person who goes against the norm of selfishness… Continue reading Being Thankful For Random Acts of Kindness