Category Archives: Family

Gratitude Sunday: Grief’s Summer Project 2.0

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.” Confucius Sunday Haiku Overcast morn brings afternoon’s humidity, evening’s soggy heat. Sunday Musings As hard as I try not to dwell, summers … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: A Memorial Day For All

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth.” Shirley Chisholm Sunday Haiku One freaky warm week belies cooler spring days to follow; shawl weather. Sunday Musings As we come … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Mama, Mama

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. [Being a mom] is the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Opening Imagination; or, Proactive Thinking

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money… they don’t know how … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Train Music

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Sure, jets are fast and economical, but, oh my, what fun we’ve lost and what leisure we’ve sacrificed in the race to efficiency. Somehow, stepping onto a plane and zooming across the … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Learning All The Way

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Most people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower of happiness grow. There can be no lotus flower without the mud.” Thích Nhất … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Invisible Woman

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I first noticed I was missing on Thursday.” Jeanne Ray in Calling Invisible Women Sunday Haiku Ghostly river mist drifts through valley fields, haunting naked fog-filled trees. Sunday Musings We all know … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Surviving The Holidays

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.” Dalai Lama Sunday Haiku Dry white wind blusters, turning evergreen branches into magic fans. Sunday Musings Holidays are upon us! … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Sorrowful Summers

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Can I see another’s woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another’s grief, and not seek for kind relief?” William Blake Sunday Haiku Nature’s morning breath, sweet mown hay, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Two Old Sisters On A Quilt Barn Trail

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “America is not like a blanket – one piece of unbroken cloth. America is more like a quilt – many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven together by a … Continue reading

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