Monthly Archives: April 2013

Window With A Different View

I would be grateful if you’d forward to a few friends an installment of G.M.G. you found meaningful and help set a record for readership for GoodMorningGratitude.com’s second birthday on April 25, 2013. Thank you. Life without thankfulness is devoid … Continue reading

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Sweetner for Living

In six days GoodMorningGratitude.com will be two years old. Every day I have left something here with the exception of one. When inspiration arrived from a source outside of me twenty-four months ago to do this, it was not in … Continue reading

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Marked With Lines of Life

As I grow older and can see my golden years begin to appear on the distance horizon I pay more attention to “old people” (which I define as late 70’s or older). The reason is simple: to get a better … Continue reading

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Stored, But Not Being Used

There was just not enough time early this morning to write this blog and still make an important meeting at work. So here I sit eating at my desk and writing during my lunch break. Before leaving for work, I … Continue reading

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Letter to a Heartbroken Friend

Dear _______, Don’t worry about the future. It will unfold as it does, unaffected by your thought and worry. What is to be will not be swayed one millimeter by your anguish. I know you are heartbroken, but it is … Continue reading

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Understanding, Knowledge, and Insight

Do not believe in… anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in… anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in… anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. … Continue reading

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Scrubbed Clean

The sort of morning that appeared last Thursday was one where the air had been scrubbed clean by the rain of the day before. The sky was more blue; the light of the sun more crystal-like. The distant horizon seemed … Continue reading

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Inspiring His Father

If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn . . . If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight . . . If a child lives with fear, he learns to be apprehensive . . . … Continue reading

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Life: One, Two, Three, Four

One for the money: Making money isn’t hard in itself… What’s hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one’s life to. Carlos Ruiz Zafon  Two for the show: Please do not break your heart over the withering of … Continue reading

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A State of Beingness

Acceptance of how much influence I actually have over the quality of my life is frightening. Grasping that I, more than any other factor, am what shapes the quality of my existence takes a bit of courage. When I used … Continue reading

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