The Sun is Shining

By Gratitude Girl Carolyn It rained here for about a month. Until yesterday. And today the sun has come up with a brilliance rarely seen. We weathered (literally) 6.5 inches of rain in a three-day period last week. The creek overflowed its boundaries, creeping ever more closely to the house. Every day, it was the … More The Sun is Shining

Happy Thanks-Giving

By: Gratitude Girl Carolyn Happy Thanks-Giving Day. This morning I am sending out my most heartfelt appreciation for this life. In the midst of what may seem like chaos, I feel ever grateful. In the midst of what may seem like economic woes, I remain ever optimistic. In the midst of what may seem like … More Happy Thanks-Giving

Reflection

This is the last day of your 30 day gratitude experience. It is our hope that you have had many astonishing moments as you have devoted 5 minutes a day, or more, to your gratitude practice. We invite you to take today’s meditation time to reflect on the past days’ exercises and outcomes. Which exercise … More Reflection

Pause

Gratitude requires us to slow down, to pause, and to reflect. In the silence, even if it only lasts a moment, we can recognize the miracle of our life. We connect with our essence when we pause. So today take a moment to pause in gratitude. As you dedicate 5 minutes to this exercise, allow … More Pause

Gratitude Chain

Today, begin a gratitude chain. This is a variation of the chains you made in school. Take strips of colored construction paper and write one thing you are grateful for on each chain link. As you complete the individual links, put them together with staples or glue to form interlocking circles. You might hang your … More Gratitude Chain