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Humility: noun 1.  A modest opinion or estimate of one’s own importance, rank, etc. “Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.” Vanna Bonta There are so many misconceptions about what humility is, or what being humble means, and 
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Mindfulness: noun 1. The quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. 2. The practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis. Most humans are never fully present in the 
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Freedom: noun 1.  The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. 2.  Absence of subjection to foreign domination or despotic government. 3.  The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved. The Fourth of July is just around 
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Receive: transitive verb 1.  To come into possession of; acquire 2.  To act as a receptacle or container for 3.  To assimilate through the mind or senses In The Language of Letting Go, Melody Beattie writes:   Today, let someone give to you. Let someone 
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Long journey ends with the American dream By Luz Ostrognai Sixteen years ago, Isabel Soto thought she was home free. She came to the United States legally, from Mexico, on a visa and joined other family members in a small, quiet northeast Indiana town. Here, 
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By Jill Tremlett Large Truth: noun 1. The true or actual state of a matter 2. Conformity with fact or reality 3. A verified or indisputable fact, proposition, principle or the like “Somewhere within these facts lies the truth.” This statement was part of the 
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This Week’s Message: Rise by Jill Tremlett Large Rise: verb 1. Move from a lower position to a higher one; come or go up. 2. Get up from lying, sitting, or kneeling 3. Cease to be submissive, obedient, or peaceful. Zig Ziglar is credited with 
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