Posts tagged "thanksgiving"
Sprinkle Joy Whenever You Can, Inside and Out

Sprinkle Joy Whenever You Can, Inside and Out

 “Sprinkle joy whenever you can, inside and out.”  I love the word sprinkle…it evokes summer days in Oklahoma, playing and cooling ourselves in the garden sprinkler, the pleasure, the carefree delight, the ease, the lightness.   Joy and delight, enthusiasm and lightheartedness are good for our health, our immune systems, and have trickle down benefits for...
Let Us All Give Thanks!

Let Us All Give Thanks!

Thanksgiving in Canada comes in October, at a time where there are still Farmers Markets, pumpkins growing in the fields, leaves still on many trees, glowing with glorious color. Often there is crisp, clear air, stunning sunny days,,,moderate temperatures, and the rain hasn’t set in yet. All the above is true this year, and in...
Gratitude Is Transformative

Gratitude Is Transformative

Not long ago I was talking with friends about travel in India, how challenging it can be.  I remembered one trip that particularly rattled me.  And also brought home the message: Gratitude is Transformative. After attending a close friend’s wedding, my daughter, her partner, and I were scheduled to take a bus tour to one...
Thanksgiving - let us all be grateful

Thanksgiving – let us all be grateful

Thanksgiving is a warm-hearted holiday.  Thanksgiving is a transformative place of heart and mine. Giving thanks is a chance to reset our inner programs, to notice the cornucopia of gifts we’ve been given, to rest in gratitude.  I can feel the shift when I focus on the untold gifts I’ve been given, rather than what’s missing...
Thanksgiving Revisited

Thanksgiving Revisited

In the midst of concurrent events, some full of renewal and hope (Canada’s recent federal election, the upcoming Climate Conference…), and others of devastation and chaos (ISIS [better known as Daesh] attacks,  the plight of refugees, the Republicans in the States…), my family and friends in the US are about to celebrate Thanksgiving… Thanksgiving is about Gratitude,...