When You Feel Like a Mess, Not a Miracle

November 10th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 6 Comments

On this Miracle Monday, a definition and a few prayerful lines I journaled yesterday… Oh Lord. For all the moments I waste conforming myself into an image I was never meant to be; For the mornings when I look in the mirror and slump my shoulders at what I see; For each minute spent scrutinizing […]

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Tiny Blessings: A Birth Story

November 9th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 1 Comment

Today’s post is super special, because it’s written by my lovely sister, Brianna. On July 21, 2014—just a week after my own birthday and 2 days before Brianna’s—she gave birth to a precious baby girl, my first niece and Brianna’s first daughter. This is their story. It’s hard not to be overcome with gratitude looking […]

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Nourishment for Your Weekend

November 8th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 3 Comments
Breathe

Already we’re on Day 8 of The Thankful 30! I’ve enjoyed the challenge of writing daily so much. If you want to catch up on all of the posts so far, head over here. At the end of the week, I often find that I need a little breathing room to rest, reset, and let […]

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Slow Down & Enjoy Your Food

November 7th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 1 Comment
Slow Down & Enjoy Your Food | DailyBitesBlog.com

{This is the 7th post in a series called The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive each post in your inbox by subscribing here.} Are you a chronically fast eater? Do mealtimes feel rushed, hurried, chaotic, or stressful? So many of us eat on the go these […]

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What Love Looks Like When You’re Single

November 6th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 14 Comments
What Love Looks Like When You're Single | DailyBitesBlog.com

{This is the 6th post in a series called The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive each post in your inbox by subscribing here.} I’m a twenty-something single who’s used to writing about kale and health and cookies. I may be crazy, because today I’m writing about […]

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5 Books (sort of) That Influenced My Life

November 5th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 5 Comments
5 Books That Influenced My Life

{You’re reading the 5th post in a 30 day series called The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive each day’s post in your inbox by subscribing here.} In our exploration of gratitude this month, I couldn’t help but toss in some books that have impacted my life […]

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Thanksgiving Through a President’s Eyes

November 4th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 2 Comments
The Thankful 30: Day 4

{You’re reading the fourth post in a 30 day series called The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive each day’s post in your inbox by subscribing here.} These days now more than ever, I find it difficult to be grateful for leadership that often feels lacking. When […]

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Miracle Monday

November 3rd, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 4 Comments

{You’re reading the third post in a 30 day series called The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive each day’s post in your inbox by subscribing here.} Did you know you’re a miracle? A living, breathing wonder fashioned with the same hands that infused color into petals, […]

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The Grateful Kind of Warrior

November 2nd, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 8 Comments

{You’re reading the second post in a 30 day series we’re calling The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. Catch up on every post here. Receive every day’s post in your inbox here.} I find it ironic that November, the so-called month of gratitude and thanksgiving, comes immediately on the heels of Halloween—a day […]

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The Thankful 30 Kick-Off & Daily Challenges

November 1st, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 12 Comments
The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude (Daily Bites)

Happy November! From my heart to yours I extend you a warm welcome to Day 1 of The Thankful 30: A Month-Long Celebration of Gratitude. The Thankful 30 is all about resurrecting a spirit of gratitude for the month of November in an effort to create a long-lasting habit. I believe that giving thanks has […]

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