Endless Gratitude

If you start at the top of the day, when you first open your eyes, and consider everything for which you can be grateful, the list is endless. Watch… Breath (Sight, Sound, Touch, Taste - while we're at it) Lola Kisses Music Flannel Sheets Socks Running Water Indoor Plumbing (Did I mention socks?) Yoga Kirshna... Continue Reading →

Thanks Giving

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and... Continue Reading →

Days of Abundance

“You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.” ― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet Happy day of abundance to you! With love, Jen • • • IMAGE: Village Holiday (Autumn holiday in the village), Boris Kustodiev, 1914

spending a moment with gratitude

Every day, I receive a short, lovely email from Peaceful Daily, an online resource with the mantra “Think Good. Eat Whole. Walk Far.” One of their emails this weeks simply asked “What are you grateful for?” Nothing fancy, just that. What are you grateful for? this gorgeous day Thursday yoga class amazing friends Lola my... Continue Reading →

Gratitude x 10

“What are you grateful for today?” asked a recent Peaceful Daily blog post by Sandy Corso. These were her musings on the subject: “Today I am grateful for...the woods, fast moving water, watermelon, my rebounder, my family, hydrangeas, Wheatie (our cat), dancing in the rain, hot yoga, my new Prius, string beans in the garden,... Continue Reading →

Down Time

It’s late afternoon on New Year’s Day and nearing the end of a two-day retreat of reflection — my vow of silence broken only by a Happy New Year voice mail for my sister and futile suggestions to my deaf cat. The slow unfolding of these days has been welcome abstinence from the richness of... Continue Reading →

Changing One’s Tune

On a walk yesterday afternoon, I watched as a seagull rose and swooped along the beach. Straight up it went, with great intention, then back down to the shore. Again and again. As I got closer, I recognized its repetitive dance — the gull was dropping its crustacean dinner from up high, then diving down... Continue Reading →

Thanks Giving

For my friends and loved ones and the sweet connections they offer. For inspiration and creativity and the muse who arrives so frequently. For the blessing of good and constant work. For my home and its nurturing spirit. For the abundance of open space and natural beauty that surrounds me. For the trust of my... Continue Reading →

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