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
by Gratitude Girl Carolyn “MAYBE” There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “Maybe,” the farmer replied. The next morning the horse returned, bringing with … More “MAYBE” A Zen Lesson on Gratitude
by Gratitude Girl Robin Kirby My friend NW used to say “If you don’t take care of your body, where will you live?” I have not taken care of my body very well over the years, often abusing it with food and with lack of exercise, so I have decided to change this area of … More “If you don’t take care of your body, where will you live?”
From: Gratitude Girl Carolyn “Breathe. Give Thanks. Repeat.” I woke up this morning knowing that it is my turn to post on the blog. I love this! I also woke up this morning obsessed with an idea about being overweight. About me being overweight! I figure I have to talk about being grateful, and … More Grateful for “Everything”?
by Gratitude Girl Robin This time last week I was making preparations for our first gratitude meet up. I was feeling such excitement about the beginnings of stretching our project to include meeting participants personally for the purpose of amplifying the vibration of gratitude on the earth. I loved the feeling that came with connecting … More Grati-gathering
From Gratitude Girl Carolyn This morning, like many others, I was awakened at 4am. It is not unusual in my experience over the past few years to be awakened at this early hour. What has changed is my reaction to my awakening. Many times in the past I have resented the early wakefulness … More Sleepless in Gratitude
submitted by Gratitude Girl Carolyn Buttram “Greatness is not found in possessions, power or prestige. It is discovered in character, gratitude, and service.” – William Ward As I have spent the last three years as a down-sizer, I have exponentially expanded my own awareness of the principles behind the idea of non-attachment. Throughout this experiment/experience, … More The Greatest Gift is Gratitude