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Gratitude (…amidst the rubble)

"Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.” (17th Century English author John Milton) Tap in for some mid-week thoughts...
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