Everyday Blessings

Just this morning I penned gift number 4,013 into my gratitude journal where, for four years, I have been recording everyday blessings:  candle light before dawn; everyone home for dinner; first apple pie from our very own tree.  Eileen Spinelli has created a rhyming picture book that will set readers onto the path of remembering all… Continue reading Everyday Blessings

Giving Thanks Is a Choice

I love a decisive verb, and when it appears in the setting of a solid, declarative sentence?   Well, so much the better. When autumn rolls around my mind returns to the pronouncements in Isaiah 12, because I studied and memorized it in the season of bright leaves and stiff breezes.  The prophet's bracing words stood up to… Continue reading Giving Thanks Is a Choice