Aging Gratefully

I have to say that over the last few years, I have been more and more grateful to be growing older. In the U.S., and maybe other places as well, growing older is seen as a curse. Maybe that’s starting to change now, but still advertisers would have us believe that looking and feeling youngerContinue reading “Aging Gratefully”

A Month of Gratitude

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist “The purpose of the storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, fantasy and science fiction writer “Storytelling is theContinue reading “A Month of Gratitude”

Giving Thanks!

“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.” ~ Brené Brown For those of us in the United States, this is Thanksgiving Day weekend. Like some of our holidays, it’s a bit dubious because we celebrate on the backsContinue reading “Giving Thanks!”

I’m Grateful!

“Our world has more than enough critics. Be an encourager.” ~ Marie Foleo, Everything is Figureoutable “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.” ~ Dalai Lama Yesterday I took a trip outside for the first time in twenty-three days. I was surprised toContinue reading “I’m Grateful!”

Season of Appreciation

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ~ Albert Camus “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” ~ John Muir Today is Veteran’s Day in the United States. It’s a commemoration IContinue reading “Season of Appreciation”