On Thanksgiving

There is a bittersweetness about this day So much for which to be grateful. so very much Heads bowed, we call out thanks enumerate for gods and kin: …..the gift of a full and prosperous year …..the conversation of beloved friends …..the meeting of kindred spirits …..the wonder of natural spaces …..the beauty of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Happy Thanks-Giving!

It’s easy to forget how easy gratitude is sometimes. Some days we get so caught up in our day-to-day, the things for which we should be grateful pass right by us. Think about it right now… a sturdy roof over our heads electricity to cast light into the darkness immediate access to the world, and […]

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 […]