Grateful for the Words: Giving Thanks Day Four (30 Days of Thanks)

“Writers live twice.” —Natalie Goldberg   It’s not an easy story to tell, this life of mine, this journey I am living out now and the paths I have crossed long ago. Despite the trials, I’m surviving and often, I think, thriving even with new challenges thrown my way. This intricate, complex life of mineContinue reading “Grateful for the Words: Giving Thanks Day Four (30 Days of Thanks)”

Making Time for Each Other: Giving Thanks Day Three (30 Days of Thanks)

Don’t wait to make your son a great man – make him a great boy. ~ Author Unknown And mothers are their daughter’s role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships. ~ Victoria Secunda This morning, I wanted nothing more than to linger under the white feather down comforterContinue reading “Making Time for Each Other: Giving Thanks Day Three (30 Days of Thanks)”

For the Man That I Love: Giving Thanks Day Two (30 Days of Thanks)

“I know what it is to live entirely for and with what I love best on earth. I hold myself supremely blest — blest beyond what language can express; because I am my husband’s life as fully as he is mine.” ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre If it were not for my husband, the laundry would pileContinue reading “For the Man That I Love: Giving Thanks Day Two (30 Days of Thanks)”

Beautiful November Days: Giving Thanks Day One (30 Days of Thanks)

“There is music in the meadows, in the air — Autumn is here; Skies are gray, but hearts are mellow, Leaves are crimson, brown, and yellow; Pines are soughing, birches stir, And the Gipsy trail is fresh beneath the fir. There is rhythm in the woods, and in the fields, Nature yields: And the harvestContinue reading “Beautiful November Days: Giving Thanks Day One (30 Days of Thanks)”

Why Thanksgiving is My Favorite Holiday and the “Thirty Days of Thanks” Begins November 1st

When you arise in the morning, think of what a privilege it is to be alive: to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.  ~ Marcus Aurelius The month of November is a special time for me. For one, it is the month of my birth, and for that simple fact, I’m forever enamored with allContinue reading “Why Thanksgiving is My Favorite Holiday and the “Thirty Days of Thanks” Begins November 1st”