GM foot soldiers! I am so overwhelmed with gratitude that I am overwhelmed with emotions. I am thankful that my volunteer work at a local hospice brought comfort to my patient and her family as well as assistance to the hospice staff. I am grateful for kids who just make me feel special. I am […]
Blogger’s weekly gratitude post. There is scientific proof that gratitude improves your attitude and increases your blessings.
I had my granddaughter over for the weekend. She is a bright toddler with the sweetest voice! While this little ham ate her lunch at the bar, she caught me trying to capture a candid moment and gladly posed. She said “Bella!” and started chatting away about something. In that moment I was flooded […]
Gratitude Monday (GM) foot soldiers! Today I am so thankful that against many odds my husband and I were able to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. There were many reasons that the odds were against us: I was 20 and my husband was 23 when we were married. We had a ready-made family: My […]
GM Foot Soldiers! I had the most awesome weekend seeing my niece and nephew, affectionately called “the twins,” graduate. There are few things I love more than being an aunt. An aunt is 20% mother, 40% mentor and 40% friend. The kind of aunt you are shows up when the cute little kids grow up […]
GM foot soldiers! I ran into a friend some weeks ago. We were very close but our friendship ended abruptly. Somehow an issue outside of our friendship seeped in, leaving me feeling hurt and betrayed. I thought maybe we did not have the friendship I thought we had in my head. That day I saw […]
A friend of a friend buried a young daughter this weekend. She was a young beautiful woman with loads of promise. My friend was so shocked and grief stricken and so was this young lady’s family. I started thinking about all the things my family went through AND is currently going through. I realized how […]
“I was honestly considering dropping out of GSU after last semester but so many great things, especially our trip to the Sun Belt and NCAA tournaments, have happened that made me glad I didn’t do such a thing. The basketball team, both men and women, gave me a great almost 2 week vacation in […]