Overcoming ~ Gratitude

Today meditate on and consider something particularly challenging you have overcome. Oftentimes we are so focused on the challenges we are facing that we feel are so overwhelming that we forget to consider how much we have already overcome. For me, I find it difficult to be positive, loving, and living in gratitude if I... Continue Reading →

Natural Beauty ~ Gratitude

Today be mindful of the simple beauty you see in something natural you encounter outside. So often we spend our time so focused on all the things we are doing or should be doing that we forget to open our eyes to really look around us at the beauty that surrounds us daily. Seriously: when... Continue Reading →

Unexpected Smiles ~ Gratitude

Today be mindful of your smile. Children have the most remarkable ability to tell when adults are full of malarkey with the smiles on their faces. We note when other adults may seem strained or false, but we have become experts at hiding our truth behind well-practiced smiles. Our upper lips pull up and the... Continue Reading →


I have heard it said that Gratitude is the act of letting go of what one thinks one's life ought to be and celebrating what it already is. Charles Dickens wrote: Reflect on your present blessings, on which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. Yet how... Continue Reading →

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