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LESSONS FOR MY DAUGHTER

Gratitude Appreciates Misery

Appreciation starts with pain and loss

Photo by Tania Malréchauffé on Unsplash

I had a girlfriend who used to say that looking at other people’s pain and realizing that your situation was not as bad as theirs was the dumbest thing any human being could do.

Really? The dumbest?

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Stories that matter. Emotion first and foremost.

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