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7 Reasons to Smile

7 Reasons to Smile

7 Reasons to Smile Before we dive into the seven reasons to smile and how to get inspired to smile more, let's admit there are times we DON'T FEEL LIKE SMILING! OK, I know you’ve had one …a morning when nothing goes right, and it's impossible to smile! The alarm...

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I Choose Joy…First Step

I Choose Joy…First Step

I CHOOSE JOY... FIRST STEP   What is the first step in finding more joy? Is gratitude step one, and does it lead us to joy? Or is joy first to make it easier to have gratitude? It’s like the chicken and the egg question...which came first? The egg question even...

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How to Choose Joy

How to Choose Joy

HOW TO CHOOSE JOY You mean I have to choose joy? Isn't it an automatic response like feeling happy or sad?  It's easy and FUN to be joyful when I am happy. But, it is tough to create when I'm not!   HOW TO CHOOSE JOY WHEN IT IS TOUGH Ok, I admit...lately I have...

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Happy Birthday, Bart!

Happy Birthday, Bart!

            In honor of my son's birthday, I awoke this morning teary-eyed as I faced another day without Bart. The idea came to me to write him a letter...     Dear Bart,    I miss you so much! As I wake up this morning...

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Breast Cancer: Shocking News!

Breast Cancer: Shocking News!

Why is breast cancer such shocking news? In this article, we explore why so many women are getting breast cancer, why it is such shocking news, and what you can change NOW to prevent this disease! We are shocked by the news that a friend or loved one has Breast...

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Who Do You See?

Who Do You See?

In The Busyness of Life, Who Do You See?"...that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life, and I will raise him up at the last day.”--John 6:40As I read this scripture, my eyes rest on “sees the Son.” I ask myself, how often do I see...

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About Karyn

About Karyn

Karyn Almendarez writes to encourage and inspire you to unlock your hope, joy, and wellness. She is an author, blogger, retired teacher, wife, mother, and grandmother. She shares her faith and the tools which helped her move forward after losing a sixteen-year-old son in an early morning car accident, and, more recently, a breast cancer diagnosis.

 

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