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Giving Thanks

Giving thanks is today’s task. Make it simple, make a list.  Thanksgiving used to be the one holiday that felt, how should I say it, real. For me my memories of the holiday actually feel pretty nonexistent, the earliest I can remember (right now as I write) are from when I was about 12 or 13 years old. It is a great time to remember to appreciate one another and to gather together and give thanks.  But…somehow that has changed.  The true meaning or purpose of the holiday has once again been corrupted by commercialism.  The gluttony of the feast Read more…


Are you able to see the unseen beauty?

My last short post prompted a thought.  I state that beauty is everywhere, I capture it where ever I go…it got me thinking…some of us are blessed to live in a more “picturesque ” location than others, and some have a natural way of seeing beauty in otherwise “ordinary” things. I would like to challenge everyone to make an effort and look for beauty where it may otherwise go unseen.  Seek out the unseen beauty that surrounds us all.  Notice it in the little things, the big things, all things! This is a great way to switch the thought process Read more…