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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

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,