Archive for the gratitude Tag

The Most Important Story

We just got back from celebrating my dad’s birthday over spring break with my parents and my grandma in California. They always feed and entertain us like royalty. And for some unknowable reason, they love me for who I am. Which is pretty surprising considering who I am. Few people can claim parents like mine, the kind who accept them for their true selves, imperfect
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Dear daughters, thank you, thank you.

  My dear daughters, I just wanted to say thank you for being my best supporters, my favorite fan club, who no matter how much I mess up, you still love me. I used to want to prove myself. I’d think about myself a lot. And how I wanted people to see me. Now I only care how you see me.
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Taking for Granted vs. Taking with Gratitude

It’s a familiar story. But it still has the power to change your thinking. Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room.One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window. The other man had to spend all
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