Being Truly Grateful: The Time I Compared Gratitude to Eggs and Found the Reasons I'm Grateful

There are so many different ways to make eggs: sunny side up, scrambled, deviled, hard boiled, poached, omeleted, quiche-ed, nogged. The same goes for gratitude. You could cook gratitude up for small wonders, big ideas, everyday happenings, once in a life time experiences, people you love, people you don't like. You could make eggs in whatever different way you choose but one thing will always be the same... you've got it crack it open to get to the good stuff. No one wants to eat the shell. ...more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving 2013: Day 2

I AM THANKFUL FOR: Blackberry teaA warm heating padThe grand baby saying "BOO" and laughingSomeone else cleaning the kitchen ...more

Growing in Gratitude: Choices

Growing in Gratitude:  A weekly series on "Daily Musings on Life Together" The psalmist wrote, "Sing a joyful noise to the Beloved all peoples of the earth!  Serve the Lord with a glad heart!  Join hands in the great Dance of Life!" (from Nan Merrill's Psalms for Praying).  Join me in this dance each Monday as I practice giving thanks for things big, small, tangible, and intangible.  Feel free to count your blessings in the comments....more

Grateful Monday: What Are You Creating?

What Are You Creating?*This isn’t a direct answer to the chosen question here, but to start, I just want to say that I am very grateful for this past holiday weekend that afforded me and my family some much needed downtime!  We made the most of our time together eating (of course!,) enjoying the great outdoors, taking in a movie, and, I for one, took the opportunity to disconnect from technology for the weekend, which was unusual and very relaxing!...more

Thanksgiving in April

The other day I was walking to work when a bus drove by, the side of it practically screaming the new spring Gap ad with the following slogan: “Be Bright.”...more

I Broke My Mood Elevator    ...more