Category Archives: What really matters

You Gotta Dance

Dear Human: You’ve got it all wrong. You didn’t come here to master unconditional love. That is where you came from and where you’ll return. You came here to learn personal love. Universal love. Messy love. Sweaty love. Crazy love. … Continue reading

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Simple Truth

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Wouldn’t It Be Great?

Once upon a time, on a world far, far away a planet’s inhabitants woke one Spring morning to find things had remarkably shifted for the better: – Peace had been achieved. All inhabitants came to believe that loving others was … Continue reading

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May Wounds Become Wisdom

Through yesterday, goodmorninggratitude.com contains one thousand and three individual posts in Eighty-four categories; some inspired, others filling space and lots in between. One hundred eighty-six thousand thirty-six unique individuals have visited since late April of 2011. I thought I was … Continue reading

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16 Habits Of Highly Sensitive People: Part One

Do you feel like you reflect on things more than everyone else? Do you find yourself worrying about how other people feel? Do you prefer quieter, less chaotic environments? If the above sound true to you, you may be highly … Continue reading

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10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon

1. The average human life is relatively short. We know deep down that life is short, and that death will happen to all of us eventually, and yet we are infinitely surprised when it happens to someone we know. It’s … Continue reading

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Some Day…

There are only 7 days in the week and “someday” is not one of them. Rita Chand

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Deepest Roots of Happiness

The root of joy is gratefulness… It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful. Brother David Steindl Rast All day today I felt more richly blessed than usual, almost to the point of … Continue reading

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It Hurts Because It Is Real

For every bit of hurt that shaped me, for every bit of friction that smoothed me, for every disappointment that taught me and for every illusion made clear… I am grateful. The most difficult have been the severest, but most … Continue reading

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An Examined Life

Experience has taught me to stay aware of my words, behavior, habits and values. There was a time when what I thought, said and did shaped who I became. Ironically, I found a point where I did not like what … Continue reading

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