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7 GRATITUDES: deep gratefulness

{Every now and then I join with my friend Leanna to name 7 things I’m grateful for. Join us?}

It is difficult to be settled into everyday gratefulness when, out in the world, there are people dying from gunshot wounds, refugee children and families drowning in the ocean, villages in which there are not enough diapers for babies, and people fighting over who they think Jesus might be in today’s context. 255 more words

New Cards by Elise and Why Gratitude Helps Us

Being thankful for everything and expressing gratitude is one way to improve how you feel about your life. I recently heard advocates of positive psychology explain why gratitude can be so helpful. 512 more words

Productivity, Even When You Feel Burned Out

Mondays can be hard. I mean you don’t have to have a cross country weekend road trip to have trouble waking up Monday morning. You could have simply had a lazy weekend with your family, but Monday rolls around and the motivation to… 231 more words

Being Real With People

Everyone Has a Mother...

When it comes to certain times of the year when we’re told to buy something for someone just for existing, I’m usually pretty hesitant to participate. 183 more words


Feeling Thankful

It’s just one of those days where I set our early to get a great workout in at G-Box with Brenna, and I feel the difference in my body as I prepare for my next karate belt. 317 more words

Journal Writing

Helen Majaga International Podcast | Seventh Episode

Hi friends, welcome to my seventh episode for Helen Majaga International podcast. A bad day is not a bad life. Sometimes we concentrate too much on lack and forget many of our circumstances are only temporary conditions and circumstances. 83 more words


Soaking It All In

There has been some pretty nasty weather tear through my part of the country this past week. A tornado ripped through my best friend’s backyard… 120 more words

Being Real With People