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Practising Gratitude


With what has been happening all over the world recently, i think it`s important to take a step back to reflect and be thankful for the opportunity of seeing another day. As much as we take this for granted, the truth is that Tomorrow isn`t a PROMISE to anyone. That`s one thing that i have come to accept. I had never thought that i would talk about this awful stuff that is going on around the world on my platform but let`s face it, lives have been lost and many have been left without mothers, fathers, husbands, wives! I could go on and on but this is getting out of hand! There is literally murder everywhere. It`s like you can smell Death around the corner!  Something needs to be done to bring back Peace and Love amongst ourselves. This in accordance with forgiving each other and lots of Prayer is the only solution we have right now. There is too much bitterness, jealousy, suffering and hatred in our society. The question is who is it helping in the long run? Absolutely no one!! The most saddest part is that it has reached a point where it`s hard to feel safe in the comfort of your own home. That my dear friends is what i define as SAD!




And that`s why i always try my best to lead a postive life which includes being in a postive environment and sorrounding myself with positivity. Despite all this, it drawned to me that showing gratitude in any type of form be it by action or by writing has improved my physical and emotional health, as well as my relationships. I count my blessings. I count them every single day and i`m forever thankful for everything that i am today. I know my life was not an accident. And you, yes you the person who is reading this, your life isn`t an accident either 🙂




As a reminder of what i am thankful for, i decided to put up some of the ways i show gratitude on a daily basis.

I`m grateful for:

  • Days that turned into nights. Not everyone gets the opportunity to see a new day.
  • Good health. Being able to wake up and not complain of any pains is something i never take for granted. If you have nursed a sick person for a long period of time then you understand what i`m talking about. I would choose Health over Wealth any single day!
  • My small family. I have learnt and grown so much since i became a mom and wife. Talking of challenges, responsibilties, you name it! I can`t wait to see where this journey takes all of us




I`m grateful for…..

  • Hubby`s life. This man is a blessing. The support and love that he shows us has to be one that has been directed from the Lord. I can`t explain it otherwise. He has made me overcome my fears. Always the one assuring me that i can do anything, only if i`m willing to do it. He is such a blessing!
  • Being able to have a place i call home. A place that i can call my own space. A place that i feel most comfortable in.  A roof to cover my loved ones and i to say the least! Indeed grateful
  • Never going to bed hungry! Being in a postion that i am able to provide for my family fulfills me as a woman 🙂




I don`t have a perfect life. But one thing for sure is that i`m content with what i have. The things that i don`t have motivate me to work even more harder. To go that extra mile. My excitement comes from the little pockets of happiness that i find. I appreciate my life for what it is. And for this reason i will always remain forever grateful!




I hope that applies for you too……


Milly 🙂

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  • Reply Vicky Madowo 27/07/2016 at 7:34 am

    awesome, having a thankful heart is beautiful.

  • Reply Elle 27/07/2016 at 8:11 am

    Totally agree with you hun. Gratitude is just the best thing ever. Giving thanks for the little we have. I love the outfit and the pants are just too perfect.

  • Reply Calla 27/07/2016 at 9:15 am

    I love the blue high heels, very beautiful

  • Reply Linda 27/07/2016 at 9:27 am

    So has become so short!
    Learning to pray, live each day at a time and stay positive.
    You look beautiful..always glowing. I love the pants!

  • Reply Sonia 28/07/2016 at 10:55 am

    Oh babe this is so important. Just today I was reading about the president order to kill anyone involved in drugs or a drug addict in Phillipines and 300 people have lost their lives just like its nothing. The pictures showed on the news were disturbing. Life has become so invaluable and it’s very sad. No we’re is safe anyone and I get so scared for our children growing up to such cruelty.
    Very good to be grateful for all the things we have and sometimes we take things for granted so much.
    You look so beautiful Hun. Keep up the great work and God will meet you at the point of your need.

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      Reply Styled by Milly 28/07/2016 at 6:56 pm

      Aaaaw Soni!
      You are such a blessing to me! Your positivityis just something that i admire so much from you! What a wonderful gift God gave you. May He fulfill all of your heartfelt desires. Much love hun….

  • Reply Funmi 28/07/2016 at 1:05 pm

    Nothing’s better than a heart filled with gratitude. It also opens up channels to receive more.
    Great post hun. Like the outfit also.

    Funmi x

  • Reply Sindy 29/07/2016 at 11:52 am

    Thanks for such a beautiful post. I bet you did not know my middle name is Gratitude?
    It is once we see how fortunate we are to be alive first of all and re-evaluating the things we have going well in our lives that we become grateful. We are fortunate

  • Reply Malu 30/07/2016 at 7:04 pm

    This is such a gorgeous look, love it! <3 🙂
    xx Malu | Fashion, Beauty, DIY & More.

  • Reply Wenluditoh Daniellah 31/07/2016 at 1:09 pm

    Oh Amillo my friend thank you for addressing that theme, we living in fear and its something you see in everybody ‘s eyes. I can tell you ever since we had that disaster in Munich the trains are so empty and people are not sure and policemen everywhere but in the end only God can protect us and He is the only one who knows us and how our destiny looks like. Thats why its great to be thankful.
    Your always know how to dress up you body and you so blessed with top figure and look amazing as each outfit looks great on you oh. I love the pants and the top worn together and sure its an off the shoulder season!
    Enjoy your lovely Sunday Jaber

  • Reply Lilith 02/08/2016 at 7:06 am

    Love your beautiful whole outfit.
    I also love your hairstyle

  • Reply Meron Dymphana 12/08/2016 at 12:36 pm

    That is the problem with human nature, we look at what we don’t have instead of being grateful what we already have. This really struck a nerve because I have been a bitter Betty recently and whining instead of being grateful. Thank you for sharing this Milly!

  • Reply Qazi Fabia Hoq 17/08/2016 at 3:58 am

    Excellent post,… your top , pants and shoes…..

  • Reply Fashionably Idu 26/08/2016 at 2:33 am

    Great thoughts on happenings around the world. It’s a sad day when people can’t move around freely without fear of what might happen. But you look stunning!!!

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