My 8th day of my first 100 days of Grace

Days 1-4 were amazing. Days 5-7? The Grace was there, but I had to look harder for it.  I had to look harder, but it was there. So...Thank you, God. Today is my 8th day of my first 100 days of Grace.  As I was getting in the shower today, I was saying my affirmation … Continue reading My 8th day of my first 100 days of Grace


A Writing Challenge

A writing challenge on the Buddha Doodles Facebook page caught my eye: the #WriteYourHeartOpen Challenge. Basically, you get your writing materials out the night before and have them ready to go when you wake up in the morning. Then, when you get up, you can go grab your coffee/tea/cocoa, then come back to your writing, … Continue reading A Writing Challenge

Gratitude journal continued…

  January 16, 2013 1 Sears Refrigerator repair guy coming out in the snow to fix my broken fridge and freezer. 2. Husband, for shoveling us out...and other things... 3. Everyone got where they were going safely today. 4. Getting out of work EARLY for once. 5. Getting my CPR renewal date set before current … Continue reading Gratitude journal continued…

The beach

I got to go to the beach early today for a walk and was struck suddenly by a feeling of gratitude. I decided to take a moment to think about the things I was grateful for at that moment. Ball and socket and hinge joints that still (for the most part) work fairly well A … Continue reading The beach


I've been keeping a gratitude journal this year. A long time ago, I read Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach and decided to give the "keeping the journal all year" thing a shot.  It was an easy enough premise: write down at least three things that you are grateful for each day. That's it. It starts off fairly … Continue reading Gratitude