Freedom: 30 Days of Gratitude, Day 14


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Day 14:  I am grateful for my freedom.

Today I am a grateful survivor–thanks in large part to my own efforts to survive.

I am grateful for my liberation.

Where once I was oppressed, I was finally set free!

I am grateful for my freedom.

When once I was imprisoned, I was at my own hands released.

I am thankful for my life.

Where more than once I nearly lost it, I was given another chance and then another.

My life has changed; I’m not the same that I once was–not as tough, not as resilient,  but in some important ways I am even stronger, even better. I miss my strong, healthy self, but I have made peace with all of the compromises and many of the wounds.

Sometimes, it’s not such a bad tradeoff.

How about you?

What are you grateful for today?


Please note. In light of the tragedy in France, let’s have the following:

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