Monthly Archives: September 2014

Lessons in Gratitude Day 930–Hurry Up and Wait

“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.” ~Henry Van Dyke It can be … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 929–Simple Thanks

I am grateful this evening to have wonderful, spiritual people around me. I’ve had teachers and guides, pastors and spiritual leaders who have at times breathed a bit of fresh perspective into my mind and heart. Sometimes they don’t even … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 928–Friends Indeed

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. ~William Shakespeare Tonight I am grateful for my friend, Pat. I have been … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 927–Keeping it Simple, Keeping it Real.

Tonight I only have the energy for simple gratitude. This is one of those “grateful I made it through” kind of days. Rainy, low energy days. Unlike yesterday, which could best be described as another wild ride on Mephistopheles the … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 926–”I Feel Good…”

“I feel good, just like I knew that I would.” ~James Brown This morning as I walk in to and through my office suite, I feel good. I could say, “inexplicably good,” but it is largely explicable. I feel good … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 925–It’s About Family

It’s an occupational hazard for those of us who blog daily that we inevitably have those days when we either don’t feel like writing, don’t have anything new to say, are uninspired or any and all the other permutations associated … 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 923–The Body Remembers

Sometimes my mind forgets things. Like many people I know I can be scatterbrained and forgetful. I try not to be too hard on myself about it; it’s a function of my age, waxing and waning hormones that go along … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 922–Whither the Teacher?

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. ~Buddhist Proverb I am grateful that at any given moment I am surrounded by teachers. They are literally everywhere, and can be just about anybody or anything; if I am paying attention … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 921–Day is Done (Reprise)

“Tell me why you’re crying my son, I know you’re frightened like everyone. Is it the thunder in the distance you hear Will it help if I stayed very near? I am here. And if you take my hand my … Continue reading

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