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  • June 25, 2017
    "All we have to do is decide what to do with the time that is given to us."
    Gratitude: Week 52 (June 18 - June 24)
    Did you notice how swiftly a year went by...
    I did it, I completed (52 weeks) of documenting gratitude by cultivating lists of grace-filled moments each day and writing weekly stories on my journey. This immeasurable expedition of transformation and growth was a welcome shift to start...

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  • June 18, 2017
    "Gratitude is the vitamin for the soul" 
    Gratitude: Week 51 (June 11 - June 17)
    It has been a wonderful ride, goal, and commitment that even I  was unsure I would be able to complete. But here I am, with one week left to go both glad of sad that I am done.
    I plan to continue my personal journals of gratitude because of the amazing renovations enriched within me, yet ready to move on to other...

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  • June 11, 2017
    "Learn to appreciate what you have until time makes you appreciate what you had." 
    Gratitude: Week 50 (June 4 - June 10)
    A journey of transformation has drifted by like a summer breeze as I approach my goal of documenting 52-weeks of gratitude. Commencing at my fifty-second birthday and gliding to my 53rd as the sands of time slip away leaving gratitude in their path. 
    So much possibility...

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  • June 4, 2017
    "You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy." ~Buddha 
    Gratitude: Week 49 (May 28 - June 3)
    This year of gratitude has transformed me, from identifying all the wonder occurring in a day to uncovering grace in the ordinary. As I follow this path I cannot help but yearn to share it with my mother in law Jane considering the clarity I witnessed in the threshold of gratitude she conveyed. 
    Jane's...

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  • May 28, 2017
    "Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend." 
    Gratitude: Week 48 (May 21 - May 27)
    As I approach the end of this 52-week journey with gratitude I examine the lessons, discarding unnecessary pain with the...

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  • May 21, 2017
    "Let gratitude be the pillow on which you say your prayers nightly prayers." ~ Maya Angelou
    Gratitude: Week 47 (May 14 - May 20)
    Days plunge quickly into nights and if I am not careful, another year will unzip before my eyes exposing all the hope and promise I had made in its wake. Inscribing the details helps preserve the pause of gratitude unveiled in each day with a snapshot of evidence I can...

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  • May 14, 2017
    Mom's make life beautiful 
    Gratitude: Week 46 (May 7 - May 13)
    I was thinking about Mother's Day and how different it is today, reflecting on memories of my mother and the trauma that has affected her life. Becoming more curious about the woman and her vacant stare, a sadness that consumes my attention as memories blur from jubilant to somber.
    Perhaps this disease was a distraction from the...

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  • May 7, 2017
    "Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul." ~ Henry Ward Beecher
    Gratitude: Week 45 (April 30 - May 6)
    Gratitude arrives in lessons when experience appears at our doorstep. Countless moments are tangled in regret when reflection magnifies the stages of my past, allowing my thoughts to drift wearily towards others who have suffered, their images displaying a remorse that radiates...

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  • April 30, 2017
    "You wander from room to room hunting for the diamond necklace that is already around your neck." 
    Gratitude: Week 44 (April 23 - April 29)
    Within my thoughts, I am strolling through life gracefully, then I glance at the calendar with alarmed confusion as another season has slid by while the opportunities of life are cycled in accelerated speed, diminishing through the sands of time they slip...

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  • April 23, 2017
    "Courage isn't having enough strength to go on, it is going on when you don't have strength" 
    Gratitude: Week 43 (April 16th - April 22nd)
    I was tired of being sad... sad did not serve me, in fact, my dismal ways did not serve anyone and after years of this steady decline, I decided it was time to transform these emotions and begin to look at life with a renewed desire, taking brief  pauses in...

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