Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and… Continue reading
I’m really looking forward to being in this month’s Local Stories storytelling show themed Thanks a Lot! at Local 61 next Monday night at 8pm. It’s a really stellar crew (I feel like such a novice by comparison!), and promises to be a very fun evening. Did I mention it’s free?
Recently, I’ve gotten a few lovely out-of-the-blue emails from people who read this blog. I’m humbled and want to thank everyone for listening to my miscellaneous thoughts and reflections, and together exploring my passions, questions, and ideas. It’s fun for me to write, and it pushes me to think bigger and have conversations I wouldn’t… Continue reading A most sincere thank you.
Be Thankful Author Unknown Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire, If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don’t know something For it gives you the opportunity to learn. Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow. Be thankful for your… Continue reading Be Thankful
We proved that when we said thank you, people volunteered more. Thanked volunteers completed four more projects during the year, on average, than people we left alone. Volunteers in the recognition group volunteered 15 times during the year; unrecognized individuals just 11 times. Sixteen percent of our total 97,000 volunteer opportunities filled just because we… Continue reading
- family members who care and are present - friends who know how to be there and are amazing individuals - a cozy home in a great neighborhood that I love coming home to every night - a job that provides vocational stimulation and stability - money for clothing, food, rent, and some fun stuff… Continue reading simple things i take for granted and for which today I say “thank you”