Gratitude has been linked, over and over, with a healthy life and a positive outlook. There is, however, a big difference between being grateful and expressing it. If you appreciate something but never let it be known, one could argue you don’t really appreciate it fully. One great way to reap the benefit of living … Read more

Thanksgiving Posts

It’s Thanksgiving Week and here are a collection of some “thankfulness posts” from the archives. Happy Thanksgiving to you! 101 Things For Which Anyone Can Be Thankful Thank you for the sky. Thank you for the mountains.  Thank you for beauty. Thank you for laughter. Thanks for the inspiration.  Thanks for the blessings. Thanks for … Read more

The Box Is Too Small

Many years ago, I remember seeing a small box in the lobby of a church that said, “Donate Thanksgiving Food Here.” I’m sure they meant well, but the expectation was quite small.  A small box doesn’t motivate people to give big. Maybe one of these days, we will plan to get the largest cardboard box anyone has ever … Read more

Thank You For This…

For the last few weeks, my two year old daughter has wanted to pray for all the meals. The prayer is short and sweet and goes like this, “Dear Lode, tank ooh for dis. Amen.” Dear Lord, thank you for this.  We are trying to teach her to be a little more specific and she … Read more