GRATITUDE It seems cliché to say be grateful on the Monday before Thanksgiving. But for some reason this word keeps coming to my mind. Perhaps it is because as I head into the holiday season my eyes are more open to those around me who are less fortunate. I see how much I take for … Continue reading Monday’s Motivating Word
Lately, I've had a lot of free time on my hands so I decided to volunteer at a local shelter for women. I thought it might be helpful if I taught a writing class, but the program didn't really lend itself to that type of thing. I went to the volunteer orientation nonetheless. There were … Continue reading Reading and Ruminating – Krik?Krak!
Play To engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose. We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything, than when we are at play. ― Charles Schaefer Do something just for fun today.
Two weeks ago, I was walking down the stairs into my backyard, slipped on an acorn, fell onto the pine straw, and rolled down the hill. When I finally stopped, one ankle was twisted behind me and the other one bent in front of me. I lay there thinking there is no way I’m going … Continue reading Flip-Flop State of Mind