“Gratitude, not understanding, is the secret to joy and equanimity.” ~Anne Lamott American novelist, non-fiction writer, essayist, and memoirist Anne Lamott was born on this day in 1954.
A Heart Full of Gratitude
Another year has come and gone. Once again, in the United States, Thanksgiving Day is upon us. It’s a day to express gratitude for what life has served—and to overeat. While it’s been a long year, and we are still waiting to finish rebuilding our home, life is moving forward. The last two years have … Continue reading A Heart Full of Gratitude
A Day of Gratitude
Today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. It is a day many Americans gather with their families to watch football, give thanks, and gorge themselves on the traditional meal of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, and all the rest. I spent the first half of my life leaving people behind. It wasn’t until … Continue reading A Day of Gratitude
Random Quote for May 29, 2021
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”~John F. Kennedy American politician John F. Kennedy was born on this day in 1917.
Random Quote for April 26, 2021
“Before you go to bed, write down three 'gratefuls' for the day and three 'did wells' (they can even include something as simple as doing the laundry)-the results can be amazing!”~Carol Burnett American actress, comedian, singer, and writer Carol Burnett was born on this day in 1933.
Random Quote for April 17, 2021
“All that we know about those we have loved and lost is that they would wish us to remember them with a more intensified realization of their reality. What is essential does not die but clarifies. The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.”~Thornton Wilder American playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder was … Continue reading Random Quote for April 17, 2021
Random Quote for February 9, 2021
“Wherever I have knocked, a door has opened. Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared.”~Alice Walker American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist Alice Walker was born on this day in 1944.