girl sitting in daisy flowerbed in forest with sunlight shining through

Stories of Grateful Living

Letting Myself Go

by Julie Quiring
I relish a defiant celebration of what is meant by the pejorative, she’s really let…
Stories of Grateful Living

Gratefulness Found Me

by Priyamvada
My Baby Goose is fast asleep with her head cradled in her arm, breathing in…
Stories of Grateful Living

Slowing Down…Appreciating More

by Arthur Shirk
Slow down by half, and half again...Enjoy it twice as much. I walk Mario the…
A single dew drop reflecting a dandelion sits on a green leaf.


by Nicos Hadjicostis
Dedicated to Brother David Steindl-Rast who turned 90 years young on July 12, 2016. Sometimes…


by David Whyte
Gratitude is the understanding that many millions of things come together and live together and…
Julie Quiring
Stories of Grateful Living

The Virtue of Spark Plugs, and How I Found Happiness With a Chipper-Shredder

by Julie Quiring
I must remember, there’ll be days like this. - Van Morrison Today I spent hours…

Leaning Back

by Colette Lafia
Leaning back is a practice you can easily use throughout your day to notice where…

The Power of Purpose

by Richard Leider
(September, 2012) Richard Leider, best-selling author and executive coach advisor, shares how a moment with…

Stop. Look. Go.

by Gnarly Bay
This stunning film of unhurried, unplugged summer days with family and friends, beautifully illustrates Br.…
Stories of Grateful Living

What Death Taught Me About Life

by Michelle Courtney Berry
The work of keeping the heart open can be arduous, particularly because it involves being…
Just Breathe screen shot

Just Breathe

by Wavecrest Films
Filmmakers, Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman, made “Just Breathe” with their son, his classmates…
Elizabeth Aquino, blogger, woman
Stories of Grateful Living

The Yellow Tree

by Elizabeth Aquino
How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun. - Vincent Van Gogh A blanket of…
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