8 Reasons Why I’m Grateful For the People in My Life

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Against the Herd

I'm thankful for the people in my life. I’m thankful for the people in my life.

As I considered all of the things for which I’m grateful, I realized they were all people.  Life is all about the people who impact us and the people whom we impact.  It’s people who’ve made my life what it is.

1. I’m so very grateful for my gorgeous wife who has always supported me through the long and arduous journey that is life.  Her hard work, unwavering dedication, and encouragement are what enable me to continue my journey.

2. I am grateful for my two sons.  Without them, I’m not certain I’d feel this much purpose.  It is for them that I am motivated to work hard and to remain hopeful for the future.  Thanks to them, I now understand a very different kind of love I would have otherwise never experienced.

3. I am unbelievably grateful for my parents, their…

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Author: Tricia Pimental

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Tricia Pimental's second memoir, A Movable Marriage, has received 5 Star reviews from both Epic Book Quest and Readers' Favorite. It's available on Amazon in both Kindle (amzn.to/1RtRBwp) and print (amzn.to/1OiGlUU) versions. She is also the author of two Royal Palm Literary Award Competition-honored books: Rabbit Trail: How a Former Playboy Bunny Found Her Way, and Slippery Slopes. Other work has appeared in International Living Magazine; A Janela, the quarterly magazine of International Women in Portugal; and anthologies compiled by the Florida Writers Association and the National League of American Pen Women. A member of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and a former Toastmaster, Ms. Pimental resides in Portugal. She can be reached at www.triciapimental.com and on Twitter @Tricialafille.

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