Simply Abundant Life

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It Will Be Beautiful-Secrets of Simplicity- A 31 Day Journey; Day 31

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A beautiful thing is never perfect-  Egyptian Proverb I am a recovering (still in recovery-recovering) perfectionist. I want life, this blog and those I love to be have healthy, perfect, amazing and safe lives. There is the hope if all is done right I can sleep well and die without any regrets. This is a […]

5 Ways to be a Great Listener-Secrets of Simplicity a 31 Day Journey; Day 30

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To hear is to physically experience the sense of sound. As long your ear and brain are in good working order, and capable of processing sound waves, one can hear. It takes courage and intentional choice to be a good listener not just one who hears. 

Waiting on Thankfulness- Secrets of Simplicity- A 31 Day Journey; Day 29

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God works in us during times when we can’t muster gratitude. Two days ago in the United States we celebrated a day of thankfulness and gratitude. There was a brief pause in the frenzy of life as many stopped to give thanks and express love to those around them. This was good and we need […]

Closer to Fine- Secrets of Simplicity a 31 Day Journey; Day 28

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Fine. I am fine. Really? What does fine really mean?  We say it quick as a wink when we are given the traditional greeting of “hi how are you?” It is defined in the American dictionary as: excellent  first-class, first-rate, great, exceptional, outstanding, quality, superior, splendid, magnificent, exquisite, choice, select, prime, supreme, superb, wonderful, superlative, […]

Asking for Help- Secrets of Simplicity a 31 Day Journey; Day 27

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Too often, we’re afraid to ask for help when we really need it. We muddle along, making mistakes and become frustrated and overwhelmed. Asking for help isn’t always easy. Figuring out where to start or who to turn to can be overwhelming and we may not want to bother anyone with our worries and fears.