By: Sandy Churchill Gratitude is not reserved for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any holiday alone. A thankful heart is a gift that acknowledges, celebrates, and shares joy. Gratitude has a way of noticing the good, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant, and has a magical quality of replicating and growing positivity. Especially when things seem … More The Grateful Game
By: Cheryl Maguire Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the word gratitude gets tossed around a lot. You see it on signs in stores or central themes in TV shows. Whenever I see a word used a lot, I like to look up the definition. This is what I found: The quality or feeling of … More Are You Making These Gratitude Mistakes?
By: Dr. Tanvi Maharaja I looked out the windowTo a cold morning under an overcast skyI saw no sun nor bird nor bloom, Oh the dismay!I whined and moaned and complained all dayAnd as I went to bed, “at least,” thought I,“I have enough to get by.” I woke up the next day to see … More From a Place of Gratitude
By: Sandy Churchill The year 2020 will go down in the history books as a wacky, upside-down time when nothing was normal, “socially-distant” became a buzzword, Zoom became a lifeline for school and work, and all of us became fashionably “masked.” While we did our best to take health precautions, adapt as much as possible, … More Silver Linings at a Covid Thanksgiving
By: Deirdre Littlefield Gratitude has shaped every area of my life. It’s become a daily habit that comes as natural to me as breathing at this point. I can see clearly how lucky I am to have wonderful friends, family and neighbors. I feel thankful to live in a safe area with hot water for … More The Gift of Gratitude
By: Sandra L. Churchill “You get what you get and you don’t get upset.” This is a favorite saying that a kindergarten teacher friend of mine shares regularly with her young students. This simple reminder for boys and girls to appreciate whatever color construction paper or whatever prize they are given is one that has … More Gratitude Attitude