Category Archives: Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving to all…. “if you walk softly, perhaps you will hear….”

~ Happy Thanksgiving to all…. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

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Friday Wishes: “You think this is just another day in your life…it’s not just another day…today…it’s a gift…”… from “A Good Day” and the inspirational TED video “Gratitude”

~ ~ ~ ~ …today… it’s given to us, …it’s a gift… it’s the only gift we have right now… and the only appropriate response is gratefulness ~ ~ “Friday Wishes” Some of my very favorite “pages,” on the entire … Continue reading

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“An Appreciation Jar”….what one appreciates, appreciates… recognizing and nurturing the positives … Nurturing Thursdays

~ ~ noticing, nurturing and encouraging positive qualities in oneself and others ~ I created an “appreciation jar”  and some appreciation “pages”  last year,  to encourage myself  to become more aware of the many positive qualities that I see each … Continue reading

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“You think this is just another day in your life…it’s not just another day…today…it’s a gift…”… from “A Good Day” and the inspirational TED video “Gratitude”

~ ~ ~ ~ today, it’s given to us, it’s a gift… it’s the only gift we have right now… and the only appropriate response is gratefulness ~ ~ Some of my very favorite “pages,” on the entire Pocket Perspectives … Continue reading

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May we all help each other out…in whatever ways we can….

~ Bear 56… a mother bear ferrying her cub across a large reservoir in New Mexico ~ ~ I’m often amazed by how kind and supportive both people and animals can be. This mother may feel the “biological imperative” to … Continue reading

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“Today…it’s given to you…it’s a gift” Brother David Steindl Rast

~ ~ Above: an excerpt from the Gratitude video, by Brother David Steindl Rast ~ ~ Link: Previous Pocket Perspectives post, with full transcript of the video, Gratitude Link to Gratefulness.org website of Brother David Steindl Rast Light a Candle, … Continue reading

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“An Appreciation Jar”….what one appreciates, appreciates… recognizing and nurturing the positives

~ ~ I was inspired to create an “Appreciation Jar” by a post from Marie’s blog, Love is the Answer.…a post about the many positive benefits of creating and adding to  a “Gratitude Jar.” I’d also seen this wonderful idea … Continue reading

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