Category Archives: Humility

With Open Eyes

One day last week the streets around the Super Wal-Mart were clogged with cars much like ants swarming from a ‘stomped-on-anthill’. Inwardly lost in my own thoughts about what I needed to buy and yet had to do, my view … Continue reading

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What Is Gratitude?

Gratitude: …a feeling of thankful appreciation for favors or benefits received; thankfulness. From Midieval Latin gratitudo from Classical Latin gratus, pleasing: grace. Robert Emmons, perhaps the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude, argues that gratitude has two key components, which … Continue reading

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Dandelion Growing Out of a Crack

Suddenly I realized that I wanted everything to be as it was when I was younger. When you’re young enough, you don’t know that you live in a cheap lousy apartment. A cracked chair is nothing other than a chair. … Continue reading

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A Simple Life

When I slow down and pay attention it is easy to be positively overwhelmed by the richness of my life; by how much I am loved; by how much of the good I have been afforded. Today with misty eyes, … Continue reading

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