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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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Gratitude: noun 1. The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Gratitude is the key to unlocking abundance.  Consider the phrase “you reap what you sow”.  If you’re spreading seeds of discontent over what you perceive is lacking 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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Perfect: adjective 1.  Having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be 2.  Absolute; complete Winston Churchill is quoted as saying “success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of 
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Uncertainty: noun 1. A state or situation in which something is not known, or something that is not known or certain. “Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Fall. Winter. Spring. Dusk. Night. Dawn. It’s not personal, it’s just the Way of Things. Cheers to all those in the 
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Encourage: verb 1.  Give support, confidence, or hope to someone. 2.  Give support and advice to someone so that they will do or continue to do something. 3.  Help or stimulate an activity, state, or view to develop. At WISP we do our best to 
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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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Let go: phrase 1.  To set free; let escape. 2.  To release one’s hold or grip. 3.  To give up; abandon, as one’s interest in something. During the last few months we’ve had several calls from a woman looking for help for her daughter. Everyone 
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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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