Grandparenting Leads to Grateful Moments

One of the most rewarding aspects of my life is the privilege I have of being a “Grammie” to three wonderful grandchildren. They add continual joy into mine and their “Poppy’s” world with all of the escapades we encounter with them. I often write about the family bonding activities we share with them as this [...]

How a Random Act of Kindness Can Fill You With Gratitude

It’s been a bit since I have written a formal Thankful Thursday post. You see it is gardening time around Grammie and Poppy’s house so this time of year spare moments are reserved for getting our Traditional Vegetable Garden ready for the season. Which brings me back to the story that I feel compelled to [...]

Thankful for Family Bonding Activities

Today’s Thankful Thursday post will be a bit different. Instead of being listed in the Gratitude and Personal Growth category I am placing this post in our Family Fun Activities section. It is not because I am not grateful; on the contrary, the tile itself tells you that I am very Thankful for Family Bonding [...]

Giving Yourself Permission to Know Your Limits

You may have noticed that last week I missed making my Thankful Thursday post for gratitude. It was not that I didn’t have anything to feel grateful about. On the contrary, I have many moments of thankfulness in my life. Last week was really a little experiment I tried that I like to call Giving [...]

How to Create Serenity in Your Daily Routine

When you hear the word “Serenity” most people associate it with the Serenity Prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr. I have always thought of that prayer as a beautiful piece of work. Whenever I read that passage it usually makes me smile.
Just this week however as I was reading through the March entries of my Simple Abundance [...]