The following post is from the chapter titled “Gratitude” in my book,”Love Your Life And Expect The Best”. The title I chose for this book is the short version of my definition of gratitude: “Love Your Life and Expect the Best”. You may be wondering how a person can
Perhaps you, like I, have been told by others that you are a survivor. And, maybe you, like I, have even said to yourself, “I’m a survivor.” We pull through a difficult situation and soldier on saying, “there, I managed to survive that!” Surviving implies we are still managing to
Simply put, perspective is how we view life. Life experience is different for each of us, even if we grew up in the same family. How we choose to think and feel about our experiences, forms our perspective. Having an understanding of another’s perspective, helps us determine whether we will
When I was a young girl, there was a particular spot in the woods, not far from our home, I would often go to sit, pray, and daydream of what my future would look like. Sadly, we wouldn’t advise young girls to do this now. But, in the 1960s, I
Have you ever visited, vacationed, or happened on a place that felt positively magical? It may have been close to home, or at least in the USA. Or, perhaps it was while traveling in another country. This morning, as I was journaling, my thoughts took me on a wonderful trip
It’s true. This is a unique time. Most of us have not lived on the planet long enough to have experienced anything like this pandemic. Yet, it has been our reality long enough for us to learn just how flexible we are–or, are not. There was no training for this,
As a Baby Boomer on the tail end of my sixties, I chose this title for my blog because I have had the time and experience to accumulate a bit of each of these—wisdom, style, and grace. I know there are many of my Boomer sisters who feel the same.