Grateful, Oh So Grateful

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“Whatever you are challenged by, be grateful. There is a lesson to be learned. Be grateful you are alive, being given the opportunity to grow, learn, and conquer yourself. Be grateful there’s a challenging experience upon you now, knowing you are equipped to handle it.” Iyanla Vanzant

I am grateful, oh so grateful. Even for the thorns…

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About unabashedhope

The name Unabashed Hope comes from my favorite poem by Emily Dickinson. Unabashed means not embarrassed, disconcerted or ashamed. I believe Emily's poem, Hope is the Thing with Feathers, says it best: Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I've heard it in the chilliest land And on the strangest sea; Yet, never, in extremity, It asked a crumb of me.

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