"I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved; I have been given much and I have given something in return; I have read and traveled and thought and written."
We have much to be thankful for here on earth. Let's celebrate by making something to eat and share with those we love. That act of love and kindness is all that matters, and we can make it better, in small ways, with this chain effect of gratitude and giving.
One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving as it is a day when I often find myself in our family room in front of the fireplace enjoying a crackling fire with family and friends. I enjoy giving small gifts that are an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is one of my favorite things in the whole world. Here are a few lessons on how you can unleash gratitude in your life.
In a recent piece for the Huffington Post, my friend Reverend Lillian Daniel urges us to eat out less. She recommends meeting friends and family at home rather than at a restaurant. Why?
The holiday rituals focus us on the highest aspects of ourselves. Do we share and are we thankful and loving for just one or two days? For a season? To reap a bountiful harvest of our humanity requires daily attentiveness beyond the celebratory rituals that so beautifully and dutifully remind us.
Painful lessons often yield great blessings. At no time do we feel this more acutely than the holidays. In 2009, Toti Cadavid, born in Columbia and ...
Thanksgiving is a lifestyle that you can cultivate every single day of your life. Gratitude has been the key to every success and every victory in my life. Here are a few secrets about the power of gratitude.
The big days of the year and the big celebrations of life will never go 100-percent according to plan. They will never be perfect. And once we accept that, it becomes a whole lot easier to relax and let the genuine love, gratitude, and goodwill flow. And ironically, that's the exact moment when those special days really do become perfect.
When I hear Dr. Kent Brantley thanking God for sparing his life, as well as thanking the public for their many prayers, I cannot help but wonder, What about the 1200 Africans who died of Ebola? Why were you spared but they were not?
Ivan Pejovic came to the U.S. in 2007 from Montenegro where he experienced the ache of war. "We were in danger, and I could see the fear in my parent...
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I'm grateful for this conversation because it seems as though science and spirituality have been long-time opponents in the ring. To have a scientist's take on the mystery of the universe is refreshing.
Norman Vincent Peal, the author of The Power of Positive Thinking, says there are two paths in life: love or fear. It's that simple. My friend's tak...
The truth is we all have tremendous fortune in so many areas of our life regardless of our financial standing. We just have to think outside the bank account.