Tag Archives: gratitude

The journey for my powers.

September 5, 2017


Image credit: PositivePsychologyPowers.com “Do not pray for task equal to your powers, pray for powers equal to your tasks.” ~ “Phillips Brooks I am sitting outside on our back steps. They are hard, but warm from the afternoon sun.  It’s not comfortable, but it’s not uncomfortable enough to send me inside away from the overcast […]

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How to be Thankful…stop, look, listen.

November 26, 2013


The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. – Audrey Hepburn I cannot be a hypocrite.  I cannot say I am always perfect at being present.  I can say I try very hard to remember to be here, right […]

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Thankful: every moment can be something.

November 21, 2012


“Do not wait for life. Do not long for it. Be aware, always and at every moment, that the miracle is in the here and now.” Marcel Proust Click, click. The snaps of Q’s harness clicked into place as my fingers fumbled on his high chair this morning. My eyes brimmed with tears. Beyond the […]

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A lovely reminder….

June 22, 2012


This says it all, and if you take the time to look around with a grateful heart…you may see all you have in a new light. Image from Pinterest.

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When do you feel lucky?

May 31, 2012


“Do not forget to comfort strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” ~Hebrews 13:2 As a blogger, I often find myself looking around at the world as if each moment is captured in a blog post.  I see colors more vividly, hear sounds more intently and look at experiences differently, all of which evolves […]

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A vision of gratitude, how do you see it?

November 25, 2011


“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~ Unknown This will probably not come as a shock to all of you, but I have always loved Thanksgiving. Perhaps, because I really do love this time of year. It’s the first day when I can start to […]

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Happy Thanksgiving, I hope today is ‘yournewfavoriteday!’

November 23, 2011

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Just something simple to say today as I am thankful for so many things, which I talk about all the time, but inside my heart, I am thankful to be alive. To be able to experience all of this thing called life with wonder and  amazement that each day is a new day. That I […]

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Counting Blessings One Moment at a Time.

November 21, 2011


“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.” ~Elizabeth Kubler~Ross Tonight, when I got home from a few meetings, I decided to walk to the store to pick up […]

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Motherhood: an evolution of strength, love and silliness.

August 30, 2011


“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed.”  ~Linda Wooten As women (and you men know just what I am talking about if the switch has ever flipped in your presence), there is often a point in many of our lives that we […]

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A lovely reminder for a Wednesday.

August 24, 2011


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