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Gratitober: Entry 12

12. I’m grateful for the moments the masks come off. “We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.” This is one of the most iconic and famous quotes of all time (by André Berthiaume, used in The Mask, 1994). And it’s true. I’ve… Continue reading Gratitober: Entry 12

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Gratitober: Entry 11

11. I’m grateful for breathtaking skies. Do you ever stop to think about how often you look down? When you’re walking to work, through the mall, or down the street? We look at our feet when we walk, or down into our phones, and often miss little amazing things happening all around us. It blows… Continue reading Gratitober: Entry 11

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Gratitober: Entry 10

10. I’m grateful for night walks & deep talks. Have I ever said how much I love my friends? I think I’ve implied it a few times but, man, I really love my friends. Yesterday I went for a walk in the morning. I woke up feeling pretty crummy and went out to clear my… Continue reading Gratitober: Entry 10

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Gratitober: Entry 9

9. I’m grateful for quiet time with God. The past few weeks have had their moments of social interaction and celebration. Sometimes I find myself constantly filling the quiet spaces with people and events, and only later on do I consider my motives for doing so. Although interacting with people and being surrounded by those… Continue reading Gratitober: Entry 9

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Gratitober: Entry 8

8. I’m grateful for crazy sing/dance-offs. There’s a time to be mature and a time to be a little silly and this weekend was time for the latter! Saturday morning I woke up early for some reason and went downstairs to eat breakfast and started playing music. Before long, I got my siblings involved in… Continue reading Gratitober: Entry 8

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Gratitober: Entry 7

7. I’m grateful for long weekends. It’s Thanksgiving weekend, finally, and Gratitober has made it through its first week! Hooraayyy, someone bring me Oreo cupcakes! Focusing on something I’m grateful for every day has helped me be more conscious of my thoughts, and shaped my perspective in a positive way. It’s also been helping me… Continue reading Gratitober: Entry 7

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Gratitober: Entry 6

6. I am grateful for truth. I notice my posts have been getting gradually heavier but maybe that’s a good thing? Ehh… yay for vulnerability?!… *Curls up in ball and hides forever*. This is what this Gratitober thingy is about. Digging for the good in the toughest times in life. Forcing optimism into the midst… Continue reading Gratitober: Entry 6