Monthly Archives: November 2013

Lessons in Gratitude Day 870

There are 31 days until New Year’s Day, 2014. This means that my recent calculations are off and that Day 900 on the blog will occur on December 30, 2013 instead of on New Year’s Day 2014. In my defense … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 869

Tonight I am getting a very late start on my blog. It has been a mixed bag kind of day–I did many of my Sunday chores: grocery shopping, laundry, changing my linens, paying my rent. Then I did what I … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 868

On this Thanksgiving Day I am going to offer a variety of simple blessings for which I am deeply grateful. I want to reiterate that the words “simple blessing” are in no way an indication of the degree of importance … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 867

Tonight, on the eve of the day when folks around the United States gather to offer thanks for the blessings in their lives, I am reflecting on the blessings of this single day. Lately I have been writing later in … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 866

Tonight I am tired and almost don’t have the energy to write. For the last several nights I have fallen asleep writing this blog. Last night I conked out and woke up at midnight before finishing and posting it. I … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 865

Sometimes things can get to be a bit too much, too many things going on that demand a great deal of time and/or emotional energy. I wonder sometimes if I don’t trip a circuit or something with all the energy … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 864

I love how the earth gets ready for winter; I love the change of seasons. This morning as I was out walking the dog I noticed the distinct hardening of the soil under my feet as the earth itself prepares … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 863

This seems to be a week of remembrances. Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Across much of the country¬†yesterday people stopped at various points throughout the day to think about where they were … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 862

I love how the Universe is unfolding in my life at this moment. I keep getting answers to questions I didn’t even know I was asking. It’s that sudden inrush of fragrant air that causes me to inhale and helps … 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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