Tag: gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

gratitude, appreciation, prayer, chanting, discussion, buddhism, happiness

Our topic for last night’s Buddhist discussion meeting was Gratitude. At first I couldn’t think of anything to share other than my usual response: “There’s always someone who is worse off than me.” While this is true – I only need to briefly remind myself of the impoverished conditions of people living in developing countries […]

Never Give Up

nevergiveup, buddhism, happiness

I’ve been working on copying and pasting my manuscript text into the formatted document provided by Create Space. I finished most of it this week, and have started making minor edits and fixing the endnotes. I believe I will be able to finalize my manuscript next week after which I will submit it to Create […]

How Our Lives Have Changed

I haven’t heard much from the voices these past few days in Colorado. A little yelling, and a little whispering here and there but that’s about it. I really enjoy spending time with my mom and dad and I only wish that John had been able to join me. I know that he’s really supporting […]

My Gratitude List

I read an email from a freelance writer’s blog earlier today. One of the suggestions listed on the blog was to write a gratitude list of everything that you are thankful for. I thought this was a good idea, so here is mine: 1. my wonderful husband & his loving family 2. my own life, […]