Being Well in the Times We Are in

In the words of Ferris Bueller “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Life has indeed been moving pretty fast this week, especially. In the new normal that everyone is experiencing (except the spring breakers) the outside world is changing seemingly moment to…

Gratitude as a Spiritual Practice

November is winding down and with it usually comes quickly the end of public displays of gratitude. Sure, you’ll see the random posts on social media about gratitude in July or February but they are much more regularly available in November and December. This is not entirely coincidental since it’s the time of year of…

On the Eve of Thanksgiving

We may have posted this quote before, but on the Eve of Thanksgiving, it warrants being said again.  Gratitude in all things, really is the secret to a good life.     Sunshine & Sarcasm, Lowi & G

Thankful Thursday: Gratitude Rabbit Hole

  If you took the time to read G’s blog the other day on cultivating gratitude through a happy journal you may have been inspired to go out and buy some new, colorful pens and a notebook.  I love Target and office supplies so the temptation was real, but I was in the middle of…

Abundant Love

Saturday afternoon while perusing my Facebook feed I noticed that a good friend from college posted a photo of COSI. This was curious since she lives in Pennsylvania and COSI is here in Columbus, Ohio where I live. I was compelled to send her a message to see if she was, in fact, in town. And she…

Doing Less to Find Abundance

We have arrived to what for many is the inevitable ramp up to the entire holiday season. Thanksgiving is days away and that gives way to the obligatory Black Friday craziness, which leads to a countdown of how many weeks there are to Christmas. That, of course, quickly pushes us into the New Year and…

Abundance Challenge

  In November everyone pauses in light of Thanksgiving to reflect on the gifts of their lives.  In recent years, we have participated in and been witness to this daily reflection on social media.  It can be a beacon of light in the darkness that surrounds us; it reminds us that there is always something…

A Month of Abundance

We have glided into November — a month known for gratitude and thankfulness. And certainly, when it comes to months and reputations this isn’t a bad one to have. But what does it really mean to be thankful, to have an attitude of gratitude? I am sure that can be answered in as many ways…