Thanksgiving Quotes and Poems
I'd never really understood the term 'practice gratitude'. I just thought that gratitude was an excuse, something that you said to people that were moaning about their situation, "You should be more grateful because some people are worse off than you" kind of thing.
To whoever or whatever is behind all of this, this life, I am grateful.
What are you grateful for?
"I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved; I have been given much and I have given something in return; I have read and traveled and thought and written."
We have much to be thankful for here on earth. Let's celebrate by making something to eat and share with those we love. That act of love and kindness is all that matters, and we can make it better, in small ways, with this chain effect of gratitude and giving.
One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving as it is a day when I often find myself in our family room in front of the fireplace enjoying a crackling fire with family and friends. I enjoy giving small gifts that are an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is one of my favorite things in the whole world. Here are a few lessons on how you can unleash gratitude in your life.
"This was the way I thought it was supposed to be," she says. "I was raised with high expectations for myself." Indeed. Toti
In a recent piece for the Huffington Post, my friend Reverend Lillian Daniel urges us to eat out less. She recommends meeting friends and family at home rather than at a restaurant. Why?
The holiday rituals focus us on the highest aspects of ourselves. Do we share and are we thankful and loving for just one or two days? For a season? To reap a bountiful harvest of our humanity requires daily attentiveness beyond the celebratory rituals that so beautifully and dutifully remind us.