Category Archives: Life Purpose

Lessons in Gratitude Day 996–Made for a Purpose

This morning I was stirring my coffee with a regular teaspoon, realizing that I perhaps needed to use a longer spoon that could reach to the bottom of my rather deep coffee mug. I thought about the long handled iced … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 983–The Search for Purpose

Sometimes I have these really brilliant insights. Unfortunately I have them at very inconvenient times when I am nowhere near a computer or pen and paper or voice recorder or any way of capturing these insights and my fickle memory … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 924–Coming Down Off the Fence

I’ve decided that I’m coming down off the fence. I realized not too long ago that I was sitting on a very tall fence, watching the world go by with some dismay (and often disapproval), and yet not finding my … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 881

I know I have been more tired than I am tonight. I can’t say “Oh my god, I can’t remember when I was this tired,” because the truth is I can remember times I’ve been much more tired.┬áSo I’m not … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 875

As I was headed out of my office this evening, one of my coworkers told me that Nelson Mandela had died today, December 5, 2013. And as my breath caught in my chest and the lump formed in my throat, … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 873

Some days are simply too much–too overwhelming with too many meetings and not enough time to do more than throw down one set of files and papers and pick up another to rush off to the next meeting. I am … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 861

Tonight I am grateful for living and walking in harmony, in flow, in step with my life. Some days I feel like I’m stumbling along, out of step, not synchronized with the proper rhythm, off balance. I don’t freak out … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 807

Tonight would be one for gratitude to take a vacation, but of course as I’ve mentioned many times before, gratitude doesn’t take a vacation. My son called me this evening to let me know that he’s been “trying the whole … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 805

I am so grateful tonight for inspiration that comes upon me so many times over the course of a day. Some days I run myself so ragged that it feels like I don’t have time to experience a single coherent … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 776

It has been very moving watching to coverage of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington today. I was 6 years old on August 28, 1963 and I’m pretty sure I didn’t have much of a clue of what … Continue reading

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