Being Grateful and the New Year

By | 2018-12-14T02:02:23+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Expressing your gratitude by giving back The word gratitude derives from the Latin root gratis and means to have thankfulness and gratification. There are questions as to whether or not the state of being grateful also includes indebtedness, but the Google definition of gratitude definitely includes a reciprocal component. The word gratitude rhymes with attitude (perhaps not coincidentally) [...]

A Meditation on Mother’s Gratitude (ways to get a little calm in the chaos)

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Being a Mom can be a tiring job that never lets up. Day after day, doing the same tasks. Running the kids to school and to activities. Working in-home and out of home. Washing dishes, sweeping, picking up the same toys over and over. Laundry. Teaching the kids how to do things, even though it's faster [...]