Category Archives: gratitude

Angry Stranger’s Gift

She was sure lazy employees hadn’t stocked the shelves. She insisted on seeing the manager, who wasn’t there. She. Wouldn’t. Leave. Continue reading

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Leaving Little Love Letters

A simple note is a tangible expression unlike any other. Continue reading

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10 Reasons To Become A Library Addict

Join me in the obsession. It’s free and oh so addicting. Continue reading

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Delight-Driven Willpower

Willpower is easier when we rely on it for positives rather than use it to erase negative habits. Here’s to cultivating delights you want to welcome into your life. Continue reading

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International Hosting: How Strangers Become Family

A little girl from 4,600 miles is a member of our family. Find out how you can become a host too. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: A Holiday To Prevent War

Thanksgiving, proclaimed a national holiday in hopes of unifying country. Continue reading

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You’re Having A Perfect Day

Why is this a perfect day? Continue reading

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