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”


“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” –Melody Beattie “Thank you is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, and understanding.” –Alice Walker “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parentContinue reading “Gratitude”

Live in the Moment

“I find it unusual that it is more socially acceptable to complain about what you have than it is to ask for what you want.”- Phil Lout “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give upContinue reading “Live in the Moment”