Rachel Dow

Gratitude Day 14

What is something you love in nature?

Nature is stunning. There's nothing better than a gentle breeze blowing through your hair, surrounded by sunlight. There's nothing better than feeling the cool air rush against your face during the winter.

really love willow trees. They always seem so peaceful to me, and the perfect place . . .

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November 14, 2016

Gratitude Day 13

What gift did you love receiving this year?

I love giving gifts. I love seeing the joy in someone's face while they open a present I carefully picked for them. It's such an awesome feeling watching their eyes light up while they open a present.

I also love receiving gifts, whatever they are. A gift can be anything. Art from my kids . . .

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November 14, 2016

Gratitude Day 12

What is something you are good at?

My whole life, I have been one of those "emotional people." I have always loved to listen to other people. I'd much rather listen to someone else talk and let them share their feelings; I like knowing I can be a safe place for people.

So I'd say I'm good at listening. 

I also really like to . . .

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November 12, 2016

Gratitude Day 11

What is a favorite family outing you went on this year?

As a college student and being involved in ministry, I don't really get to see my family a whole lot. While this hits me harder sometimes than others, the times I do get to spend with my family are precious!

My family took me out for a birthday lunch. Time around the table is . . .

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November 12, 2016

Gratitude Day 10

What is something that was hard to do but you did it anyway?

I've been extremely fortunate throughout my life. I've grown up in a loving home, have an awesome family, and in the grand scheme of things, haven't had too many upsets. I've had a lot of loving people surround me throughout my life so far. People that sit with me and listen to . . .

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November 11, 2016

Gratitude Day 9

What made you laugh today?

I like to laugh. It makes my heart lighter and helps me to not take things so seriously all the time.

When I was little, I wanted laughter to be my job title. Just ask my mom. When people would ask me what I wanted to do when I was little, I would say, "I just want to make people laugh."

I still like . . .

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November 10, 2016

Gratitude Day 8

What is something beautiful that you saw today?

I had a hard time with this prompt, to be honest. In the midst of such a heated election, it is difficult to see beauty when hate is so prevalent. 

Yesterday, the weather was nice. It is finally getting colder outside which makes me so happy! My boyfriend turned 21 and we got to . . .

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November 09, 2016

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