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Bathing Away The Blues

Rain, wind, cold.I fill our antique claw foot bathtubwith hot lavender scented waterand submerge my bodyand my thoughts. Gratitudefor clean, safe water washes over meand I pray for those not as fortunatein our world. Everyone should have clean, freshwater to … Continue reading

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In The Woods On A Winter Day

The woods –evolving as are we. Spaceswhere some have fallen,some die,but still stand as food and perchesfor those who need them. Snow has replenished the drynessof roots.Flattened fernsdream of spreading their frondsin the sun again. We live in harmonythe trees … Continue reading

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There Is Life Without Facebook

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Happy Thanksgiving

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” ~William Arthur Ward

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The Universe

The universe is a single reality— one long sweeping spectacular process of interconnected events. The universe is not a place where evolution happens; it is evolution happening. It is not a stage on which dramas unfold; it is the unfolding … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Cactus

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Entitlement Or Endowment Part 2

Life looks very different to us when we look at it from the endowment window, rather than the entitlement window. The endowment view is that our life is a gift; its value increases when we choose to make the most … Continue reading

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Highlighting A Life

Like the outline on a painting or the edging of a stole faults and failures only highlight a life of gratitude for second chances. ©2018 Sharron R. McMillan

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Merry Christmas

  May Christmas dawn with Peace in our homes and in our world. May our gifts to each other be respect and acceptance and may we be filled with gratitude for the many blessings we receive daily. Merry Christmas to … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Appreciation

Gratitude and appreciation help both those who show it and those who receive it.

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LISTENING

I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind. I should not be ungrateful to those teachers. ~Kahlil Gibran

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It’s About Disappointment

It’s about disappointment and loss. Life lessons that change our life and how we choose to change with it. Anger, revenge, retaliation, fear, or peace, acceptance, blessing and grace – we choose until we learn it. Today I choose through … Continue reading

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Gratitude

When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude. ~Elie Wiesel

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The Day Is Waking Up

Misty, calm, sunrise through the trees. Lord bless my family today. May each of them catch a glimpse of your love as they zing through their lives. A moment here, a smile there – may love touch each of them … Continue reading

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Anchored

Such a life we have carved out here built on our dreams and our inexperience. Yet it stands, unique and unassuming. It is our life, my life. I need to just be here. I can not be anywhere else. I … Continue reading

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