http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/seniors-have-learned-texting-to-keep-in-touch/ COVID has been rough on many for lots of different reasons, but the isolation seniors felt seems to have been even more pronounce. My parents, for example, were affected by a complete drop in their social lives. They habitually saw family members nearly daily, prior to the shutdown. Then their grandchildren couldn't visit the … Continue reading A little good news — about a silver lining
A gentle reminder that you have the power to decide on the answer to this question. We always live in light and darkness. One cannot exist without the other. Choose which you love the most and be grateful for it. No judgement here, just love the one you prefer fully and with gratitude for what … Continue reading Is The Fear Behind Us, Or Is There Still More Ahead? – The Hollow Ones #44
Wow! What a ride! Gratitude can be achieved in the mindset we choose; in the practice of acknowledging things, experiences, and people we are grateful for; in acknowledging to what we dislike and looking at the other side of the coin at what we do like instead; & in taking time to say thank you. … Continue reading Day 21 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
Is it ungrateful to ask for what you want? Wow, did I ever grab a loaded question and the answers aren't what I expected... Google it and you get some lovely lady not-so-subtly selling her services to increase traffic to your business. This is followed by many definitions of "ingratitude". Perhaps I'm being ungrateful for … Continue reading Day 20 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
A great big thank you to an inspiring blogger colleague of ours here on WordPress: Maylynno. Over the years I have come to trust her feedback and deeply appreciate how she lovingly manages to challenges me to think deeper. She graciously and eloquently shared her answer to my question as follows... "I really appreciate the … Continue reading Day 16 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
Um, what next? Reciprocation and/or Paying Forward? The answer, according to this article published by The Community Roundtable is community. If the event that stimulates gratitude is either external or internal, we can show our gratitude by giving something back or sharing the joy forward. Both of these nurture community. Well, at least with those … Continue reading Day 15 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
While cooking up a storm with my lovely wife yesterday, we were listening to Abraham Hicks on Youtube... the topic was FEAR. How it was a good sign that we were out of alignment with our true selves. That resonated so true that feelings of relief and joy came over me. Then Abraham said daydreaming … Continue reading Day 14 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
Thank you to all my followers and readers; to those who are inspired to leave comments and those who use what they see and read in their own personal ways; to those who inspire me with their writings and those who push me to think harder about this world we all share. Thank you. Today, … Continue reading Day 13 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
Thank you to Eliza for sharing what being grateful means to her: "Appreciation. Love. Light. That is what my gratitude challenge is for.Love, light and glitter" The concept of LOVE comes up a lot in the quest for happiness and gratitude. I believe it is more of a feeling than concept. Warm, chills, calm, excitement, … Continue reading Day 11 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
A cozy and deep night sleep; waking up with the sun shinning through the window; a kiss and 'Happy Birthday from my beautiful wife; some birthday wishes from friends and family; and a loving phone call from my amazing daughter... I feel warm and fuzzy inside. I feel strong and able to conquer the day... … Continue reading Day 10 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?