Counting Gratitude

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.”-Marcus Tullius Cicero I don’t know if you have seen the “First World Problem” memes. They’re hilarious…in a “well, that puts things into perspective” kind of way....more

The Everyday Things We're REALLY Thankful For

So it’s the day after Thanksgiving in my house.  My refrigerator is still packed with leftovers (despite having turkey quiche, stuffing omelets, mashed potato pancakes and cranberry juice for breakfast)…and I’m catching up on all the good Facebook news.  As I read about all of the things that everyone is thankful for in their lives, I realize that…while I too am thankful for my family, friends, good health, job, etc., there are also a few things that I didn’t stop to mention.  And while you may find them a bit unorthodox…in the end perhaps you may find yourself adding to the ...more

7 Easy Ways to Become More Thankful

"Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault...more

A Grateful Thanksgiving

 Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more.It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a...more

NaBloPoMo Day 20 Thankful Thursdays

Today is day 20 of the NaBloPoMo challenge. Today I am thankful for the 20 posts I have written this month - including this one.I am thankful to be able to participate in the "Before Amen" Online Bible Study through Proverbs 31 Ministries.I am thankful for the new homeschooling law that just passed in Pennsylvania.I am thankful to have spent the last 4 days with my husband.I am thankful for children that love each other and take care of each other....more

Thankful Thursday - #NaBloPoMo

THANKFUL THURSDAY NOVEMBER 6, 2014 #NaBloPoMo So today is day 6 of the NaBloPoMo challenge.  Today's post is a thankful Thursday post. Today I am thankful for:...more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 8/10/14

One of the best ways to have perspective, for me, is to remember the things I'm grateful for. There have been times when I've gotten stuck in negativity that I've done a quick gratitude list (in my head or with another) and started on the path of releasing that negativity. Gratitude lists help me to remember what's beautiful and to remain present in my life.Each week, Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad is a way for me to share a few of the things I'm grateful for with others....more

Gratitude Linkup - Week of 8/3/14

One of the best ways to have perspective, for me, is to remember the things I'm grateful for. There have been times when I've gotten stuck in negativity that I've done a quick gratitude list (in my head or with another) and started on the path of releasing that negativity. Gratitude lists help me to remember what's beautiful and to remain present in my life.Each week, Laurel Regan's Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad is a way for me to share a few of the things I'm grateful for with others....more
BlessedSuccess It is quite uplifting!  Gratitude is really a great antidote to busy-ness, ...more

Another list of gratitude.

Here it is...My brand new WHITE soaker tubBenjamin Moore paintThat one...more
What a winter it has been!  Bring spring on.more

Whose got it? Me.

A warm houseTo protect meFrom this winter hell. The smell of turkeysaturates the houseas the fowl cooks away. Family dayA statutory holidayTo remind usFamily is everything.Time togetherShould be prioritizedAnd we have this weekendTo do just that.  Mojo.My eldest cat.Has returned home.He may have been locked in,A shed or a barn.He is dirty,And hungryBut otherwise fine. ...more
Dynamo Di Aren't I lucky to have so much to be grateful for?  Yes!  Thanks for reading.more
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