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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…

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,…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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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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