Following my Intention, turning inward, loving myself, I found gratitude to live my best possible life!

A major piece in my quest to live my best life came together when I finally realized that much of my life I looked outward to other as a measure, a yard stick, to judge my life....more

A grateful heart: That's Professor Wrecking Ball to you

 I'm used to grade complaints, pleas for leniency, well wishes, the occasional hug. But at the end of last semester, I was blown away by one of my classes....more

100 of my favourite things.

Several months ago a friend wrote a post about 100 things she loves. I loved the idea and the post. This time of the year encourages more focus on the good. So, in no particular order, and with some repetition from the About page on this blog, here goes:...more

Shut Up And Just Say Thank You

To quote an over-quoted Charles Dickens, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…”  ...more
Thanks for the share. Learning to receive in gracious humility was a hard lesson I'm hoping to ...more

More! More! More!

Wishing you a good year ahead!This was my New Year's Eve FB status at the end of last year:...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 10 (Holiday Edition!), Week 3 of 3

Welcome back to the Gratitude Linkup, Holiday Edition! This linkup has been open for two weeks and will continue to be available over the next week for you to share your gratitude posts (and yes, you may certainly add more than one if you are so inclined!). ...more

Ten Things of Thankful-Renegade Edition

In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. ‘Tis the season for short-tempers and high stress. Instead of letting that stuff get me down, I’m going to list ten things for which I am thankful.1. Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas is streaming on Netflix. Philip will watch this year round. And now, I don’t have to be sad the only copy has been checked out of the library....more

221 Things That Make Me Happy

For several years now I've maintained my own personal Happy List, first to acknowledge and affirm and then to remind myself of life's beauty, richness, and blessings. I hope that by sharing some of the items on my list I will inspire you to slow down for a few minutes and think about the things in your life that bring you joy and contentment... and perhaps even create and maintain a "Happy List" of your own! 221 Things That Make Me Happy rustic sourdough bread, toasted crisp and served hot spread with melting butter and blackberry jam ...more

Today's Gratitude List - Linkup No. 10 (Holiday Edition!), Week 2 of 3

Welcome back to the Gratitude Linkup, Holiday Edition! This linkup has been open for one week and will continue to be available over the next two weeks for you to share your gratitude posts (and yes, you may certainly add more than one if you are so inclined!). ...more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 12/15/13

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
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