Some thoughts on miracles and gratitude.
I am sick.
I am plagued by a disease which alters the way I view the world—the disease of perception.
God has provided me countless opportunities to feel better, to become whole, to heal. And yet the disease still rears its ugly head from time to time.
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One of the symptoms of my disease is self-pity. I’m not talking about going through five minutes of feeling sorry for yourself because the restaurant screws up your order, or even the healthy sort of grieving you do when feeling sorry for yourself after a legitimate loss of a dream, a person, an animal, or an opportunity.
Since I have the disease of perception, when I get into self-pity, I get INTO self-pity. I have vivid memories of wallowing on my ex-boyfriend’s deck in a quilt and bawling my eyes out because he admitted that he didn’t have the…
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