I am sooo full! These words are common this time of year, expected even. Families sit around tables laden with food, the traditional dishes of generations are laid out before us. If their recipes don the table, somehow our grandmothers are there, too. The more matriarchs die, the bigger the feast. Honestly, my foremothers would … Continue reading I Am Soooo Full!
The rain is pattering on my window and I am thankful. The dogs are snoring nearby and I am thankful. The blanket on my lap is warm and cozy and I am thankful. Being full of thanks does not require circumstances to be perfect. Neither does it require material things. In fact, stuff sometimes … Continue reading Thankfulness
There is something about thankfulness. It has the power to change thought patterns. It gives birth to hope. It banishes despair, and opens eyes to see life. A holiday that has gratefulness as its centerpiece is a refreshing change from our daily negativity and complaining. Not that we always realize we are being negative. Sometimes … Continue reading Cure for the Blues