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What will be on your gratitude list in 2013?

*Special thanks to Henry Petty for serving as today’s guest contributor, AGAIN! He’s such a huge help to me in keeping this blog going during times when I’m busier. I am so thankful for him and for other friends who have stepped up and… Continue Reading “What will be on your gratitude list in 2013?”

Henry’s 2012 gratitude list

*Special thanks to my friend and regular guest contributor to this blog, Henry Petty, for sharing his 2012 gratitude list with all of us.* In 2012, I am grateful for getting to know a lot of friends whom I really didn’t know.  For example,… Continue Reading “Henry’s 2012 gratitude list”

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This morning, I awoke to the adorable chatting and fussing of my nine week-old infant daughter. Moans and groans followed–not from the nursery monitor. From me. I attempted to separate my eyelids from my eyeballs unsuccessfully…

Transcending my reality

*Special thanks to Gloria Bolton, a former student of mine, who has grown into an even more beautiful and enlightened person over the years, for serving as today’s guest contributor.* Transcending my Reality: How I Found Christ    “Our deepest fear is not that… Continue Reading “Transcending my reality”

In the dark

*Special thanks to Debra Dickey-Liang, one of my regular guest contributors, for sharing one way to be thankful and turn a negative into a positive.* About four years ago, I moved from the city back to the country, pretty close to where I grew… Continue Reading “In the dark”

Adventure bandana

*Special thanks to my nephew, Walter Pitts, for serving as today’s guest contributor. He recently returned from a whirlwind tour of Europe with friends, and following his journey via Facebook was entertaining and inspiring. I’m thankful he’s willing to share some of his adventure… Continue Reading “Adventure bandana”

Gifts

*Special thanks to Debra Dickey-Liang for serving as today’s guest contributor!* My Mom and Dad were always two of the hardest working people that I have ever known, and they taught their children those same work ethics. They also taught us honesty, integrity, strength… Continue Reading “Gifts”

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In 2011, I was inspired by my friend Denise Felton to select a word of the year. In 2011, my word was “freedom.” I knew freedom was a goal–I didn’t know that God had gone ahead,…

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My first meal in 2012 on New Year’s Day Last year, I started a tradition of writing a gift list, recording the ways God had blessed me by teaching me a new lesson, adjusting my proverbial…

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“What’s one feeling you’ve had since having her that has surprised you?” Photo by Say Cheese Photography One of my best friends posed this question to me a few days ago as I rocked my drowsy…

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