My Family's Dinner Prayer

" 'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. " 'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot....more

How I Stop Myself from Thinking about Suicide

I used to think that because I take an antidepressant and I did 16 months of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), I wouldn't think about suicide anymore. That's simply not the case. ...more
Rellak1098  Thank you for your comment.  One thing I did in the cognitive behavior therapy and ...more

No Matter How Bad Life Looks, There Is Always A Reason To Be Thankful

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The No Strings Attached Lovely Blogger Award.

  The rules of this award are:1. Thank the person who nominated you.2. Share 7 things about yourself.3. Nominate 15 bloggers.4. Notify the nominees.5. Put the logo of the award on your blog....more
melanie jean juneau I knew you would like that story! hamore

Why I'm Thankful for Envy and Jealousy

The blogosphere and the sphere in general – the American part of it, anyway – are awash in proofs of thankfulness. This is all to the good, and very mind improving. Many of us are seriously cultivating gratitude in order to shape our brains to be more positive, and not just on Thanksgiving. As I said, this is all to the good. Every little degree positive anyone turns has got to be good for all of us. As long as there’s no deviation into smarminess....more

Happy Holidays from My Family – A Gratitude Tradition for Your Holiday Cards

Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas, Cool Yule, Happy New Year...Here is our 2013 Christmas card. Each year our card focuses on what we are thankful for, as well as the different things the kids want as they grow....more
Thanks  Roma Girl ! It's nice to look back through the years and see how they've changed.more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 12/1/13

Participation in Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad, is a great place for me to spend some time each week. Nothing can keep you in the moment like a dose of gratitude every so often. But, participation in the linkup is more than that to me, right now. Participation gives me a place to be accountable to my gratitude. It's a way for me to publicly share my gratitude. With the gratitude linkup, I can take a moment, any moment in time, and really stop....more

G R A T E F U L for love

GodRunsATremendousEnergyField ofUndyingLove...more

1,825 Little Lessons OR From Guacamole to True Love OR What I Learned From A Year of Gratitude Journaling

Don't worry, I won't be listing out eighteen-hundred anythings, but 1,825 is the number of entries you get when you decide to list five things you are grateful for...each day...for a year, which is the practice I started in the Spring of 2009. ...more