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Mona Bethke

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DAILY GRATITUDE 11/4/13

I am grateful to be alive and thriving. That’s powerful in itself. How do you top that?

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DAILY GRATITUDE 11/3/13

When a dream begins to come to fruition, there is no greater understanding of gratitude. We so often convince ourselves that things stand in the way of accomplishing what we set out to do. Truly, the only thing that would […]

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DAILY GRATITUDE 11/2/13

Each morning when I awake, I’m grateful. I’ve stated this so many times, but this morning is was more profound. I looked out of my window at the rain and felt the cool breeze on my face. I was able […]

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DAILY GRATITUDE 11/1/13

When we can surpass the need to embrace what we don’t have and be grateful for what we do have, we focus more on the positive which is what will grow. I receive this message when I most need it. […]

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Daily Gratitudes

There have been many changes in my life this year. Though I’ve had my share of ups and downs, there truly have been more ups. It is often difficult to focus on that as we are more easily swayed by […]

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An orphan embraced

It’s misleading, I know. I grew up with a mother, father and brother, though there was never really a familial connection. I bore three children, one that was taken from me at age 3. I have aunts, uncles, and cousins […]

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Gratitude – I uttered three words

I know there will be serious haters once I post this blog, however, I’m going to do it anyway, as most of my readers know I don’t shy away from controversy. In January of 2007 I renounced my religion. I […]

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Daily Gratitudes

I’m starting my day off grateful for another day. Whenever it seems like the things I’ve accomplished don’t seem quite important enough, or I don’t accomplish the things I set out to do quickly enough, I take a moment.  A […]

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Daily Gratitudes

I am so very grateful to be this amazingly complex, creative, beautiful, loving, caring person.  Everything I have been, am, and will become is a blessing. I have much to offer the world and my fellow human beings. What I […]

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Day 22 Gratitude

I am grateful for having had the opportunity to spend some time with my daughter today.  We gathered in thanks for family, love, and serenity and spent time appreciating each other.  Though I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in the traditional sense, […]

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