Gratitude Articles


Seed of Joy

May 31st, 2012
Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of living. Kahlil Gibran

Seed of Gratitude

May 31st, 2012
Gratitude builds a bridge over troubled waters. It keeps you above the fray, so you can see life from a higher perspective. From gratitude’s altitude, the serenity takes your breath away. You can see how far you’ve come, how much beauty is still to come and how much peace you have right now.
An elderly couple had been meeting at the same park every sunny day for over 12 years… chatting, and enjoying each other’s company. One day, the younger of the two turns to the other and says, “Please don’t be angry with me, but I am embarrassed, after all these years, my memory is not what […]

Seed of Gratitude

May 26th, 2012
Don’t hide your gratitude for the gift of being alive or wait for some better time to express it. Show your appreciation for the web of life that supports you by being fully alive right now. Click your heels up. Let your joy shine for all to see, hear and feel.

Seed of Gratitude

May 24th, 2012
When you live with gratitude, the world becomes a pool of wonder to swim in. You can’t help but kiss joy and embrace beauty wherever you find it. Gratitude creates inner buoyancy to keep you from sinking when life is challenging, and helps you to flow with change. Love and gratitude from soulseeds

A Cold Awakening

February 28th, 2012
The snow lays a blanket of stillness and peace over our winter thoughts, tucking us in and telling us to hush and rest now. All I want to do is stomp my feet and yell “Wake up!” but as a child in this new land I do as I’m told. So, Okay – you win, […]

The Acceptance Speech.

January 17th, 2012
In the unlikely event of receiving the “Mother of the Year Award”, I’ve been practicing my acceptance speech only to myself in hushed tones. I know it’s probably unnecessary but a girl needs her dreams.  Today I share this dream with you, it goes something like this- Firstly, I do NOT trip over my sexy […]
British writer G. K. Chesterton gave a new perspective on Santa Claus. What has happened to me has been the very reverse of what appears to be the experience of most of my friends. Instead of dwindling to a point, Santa Claus has grown larger and larger in my life until he fills almost the whole of […]

Finders Givers.

December 6th, 2011
They gather things. Together, separately. Bits. Pieces. All very important. Often a precious rock (broken asphalt), or a note (on scrap paper). Sometimes a rainbow (piece of string), or a piece of gold (yellow button). Now and then, a valuable coin (found in the dust behind the washer) But always love. Right there on my […]
I feel like I’ve really grown this Thanksgiving…in more sense than one! Thanksgiving is a great day but as comedian Kevin James said, “Thanksgiving! Man, not a good day to be my pants.” I’ve grown to understand that it’s a patriotic duty to over-eat at Thanksgiving. And after this year, I must surely be considered […]