Tag Archives: grateful

Advantages of Giving Thanks

November’s exercise in gratitude brought to mind a couple of interesting things. It’s been suggested that love is a form of deep appreciation for something or someone. Deep appreciation is akin to gratitude, so when we are expressing gratitude, it … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Holiday Buzz

If you live in the US, you’re probably busy today getting ready for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving feast. Even if you’re not hosting, you’re probably bringing something or otherwise preparing for the holiday. Here in Chicago, traffic is usually awful the day … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, Joyful Living, Living Life on Purpose, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It Takes A Village

I am especially grateful for the people in our lives who help us raise our daughters into (God willing) productive, loving adults. For their teachers and assistants, for the school they attend. For the other students with whom they are … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Amazing Grace

This weekend we’re celebrating my older daughter’s birthday. Talk about gratitude. I wasn’t supposed to have kids. And yet, here she is. Every day, and I mean every single day, I offer thanks for my daughters and for infertility treatments … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Bookends & Ice Cream

This is not a post promoting bookends, although I have a couple of shelves where I would gladly use them. Instead, today’s topic is about my experiences this week as our family has been sick. My daughters both got sick … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, Hope, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment