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Breaking Her Silence, Sisters Helping Sisters, and $100 Kindness Small Acts That Change the World

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November 18, 2013

space EditorEditor’s note: Wow! It is day 11 of our 21 Day Gratitude Challenge. Musicians Nimo Patel and Daniel Nahmod were inspired to create a beautiful song titled, Grateful. And they would love for you to be a part of their music video. 🙂 More info. space
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space mickeyw46 wrote: “Probably the biggest thing I take for granted is life. It is a miracle that I am here, currently able-bodied, having so much abundance that I can hardly take it all in.”
space tjmorse68 wrote: “I am grateful for the inconvenience of not having a car, because I get to carpool with my friend and we get to start each work day with laughter.”
space eckisha wrote: “Smiling at the little things. Being more aware of my blessings, life opportunities and freedom to choose. Thank you, Universe, this is my me-time moment.”
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Featured Kindness Stories

Story1 Imagine boarding a plane and recieving these surprises!
Story2 Check out how this guy used $100 to make the lives of veterans just a little bit sweeter.
Story3 After being silent for decades, a single act of kindness moved her to speak.
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21 Blessings in Disguise

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November 18, 2013

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21 Blessings in Disguise

Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.

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21 Blessings in Disguise

“It’s easy to give thanks for the blessings that we do have. Love, family, friends, bounty. These are the hugs and warmth and praises analogous to a soothing back rub or an aromatic cup of tea. For these, we are thankful daily. They make us feel good and we expect and receive them with little to no toll.” But then there are the things that do take a toll — like our insecurities, flaws, sadness, and even the flu. In the haze of these difficult moments it can be challenging to see the blessings, but they are there. This article prompts us to develop clarity and be grateful for the opportunities that are presented to us — beginning with a list of 21 things for which to be thankful. { read more }

Be The Change

Reflect upon a difficult moment in your life — and its hidden blessing. Give thanks, and share it with others as part of the 21 day gratitude challenge! { more }

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