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One Simple Soul

This post was inspired by the new book: Listen, Love, Repeat by Karen Ehman which releases November 15th!  You can purchase a copy at

When we look at the world, it is generally a world that is self centered. It's a 'me, me, me' kind of place we live in. I know I very easily fall into this trap as well.  Often times I think to myself that I'm too tired, too busy, too sad, too "something" to reach out and do something for someone else. And I'm also great at justifying my thought pattern.

Year two of grief? It is pretty much 100% worse than year one of grief was. I have every right to just mope around and be sad. Life without our warrior boy is hard.

This is what my 'self centered self' tells me. And perhaps there is some truth to it, but man, snap out of it, Iris!! Get that gratefulness thing back up and going! Go do something FOR someone else!

But I'm so tired and I can't even think straight. I can't do…