Happy Thanksgiving

This is a busy week preparing for Thanksgiving Dinner, setting up for company, and everything that goes with Thanksgiving. So today, I am going to list a few quotes from various sources to share a Happy Thanksgiving: “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” — Henry David Thoreau (shared… More Happy Thanksgiving

Every Day is a Gift

There are times when I forget every day is a gift. Then, something happened, and I again began to appreciate everything I was taking for granted. A couple of days ago, at about 4:30, our power went out. Living in a rural area, this is not uncommon. But yesterday was different. We live just outside… More Every Day is a Gift

Embodying Gratitude

With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, we remember the practices of expressing and embodying gratitude. After all, the holiday is called Thanksgiving! Sadly, most of us never think about gratitude until November. Life can be so much fuller when we learn to embody gratitude every day. Pray Without Ceasing I remember my Bible reading… More Embodying Gratitude

Is Worry a Prayer?

A worried mother raised me.  She seemed to worry about everything.  I have vivid memories of some of the many things she told me while growing up: Don’t stay out late without friends with you. Don’t walk or drive home at night alone. Don’t go to rock concerts where there are drugs. Don’t …. don’t… More Is Worry a Prayer?