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Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving this day!

The World Needs Appreciation

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more… Continue Reading “The World Needs Appreciation”

Wednesday of Hope – Embracing our Difficulties

Our approach to gratefulness has to be big enough to embrace all the difficulties of the world. – David Steindl-Rast

Wednesday of Hope – Hope through Appreciation

When we release expectation and experience appreciation, all the moments of our lives become openings and opportunities. – Kristi Nelson

Gratitude – the Fairest Blossom

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. – Henry Ward Beecher

Wednesday of Hope – In a Power Greater than Ourselves

It is this belief in a power larger than myself and other than myself which allows me to venture into the unknown and even the unknowable.  – Maya Angelou

Wednesday of Hope – with Gratitude

Being an artist means, not reckoning and counting, but ripening like the tree which does not force its sap and stands confident in the storms of spring without the fear that after them may come no summer. It does come. But it comes only… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – with Gratitude”

Wednesday of Hope – One Day at a Time

Today is only a small manageable segment of time in which our difficulties need not overwhelm us. This lifts from our hearts and minds the heavy weight of both past and future. – Anonymous, One Day at a Time in Al-Anon

Thank Heavens for . . .

Thanking heaven even for our difficulties and misfortunes is the best way to transform them. You will see your difficulties in a different light, as if you had wrapped them in a film of pure gold. – Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

A Life of Gratitude

The theme for the month of November is Gratitude. This continues a practice on this blog over the years I’ve been posting quotes, reflections, and photos. Thank you for reading and viewing! A life of gratitude accepts the bad with the good. Genuine gratitude… Continue Reading “A Life of Gratitude”