Category Archives: Gratitude

Touchstone – Party On!

29 April 2016 The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.  ~Pablo Picasso A year ago when I set an intention to explore life satisfaction in 2 posts a week … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Romancing Life

11 March 2016 I no longer want to be someone who imagines a better future, someone yearning for things to be different, someone who hopes her way into missing what perfection is, right here, in her face.  ~Sonya Lea, Wondering … Continue reading

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Filling the Sieve

1 March 2016 [Sufficiency isn’t] a quantity of anything.  Sufficiency isn’t two steps up from poverty or one step short of abundance.  It isn’t a measure of barely enough or more than enough.  Sufficiency isn’t an amount at all.  It … Continue reading

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Three Steps

16 February 2016 If you live the questions, life will move you into the answers.  ~Deepak Chopra Often when I feel discouraged or weary, I’m resenting the way the world is.  And asking it to tend to me in a … Continue reading

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Filling our Bowls

27 January 2016 Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself.  You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.  Max Ehrmann, Desiderata, 1927 The topic of … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Stopping In My Tracks

27 November 2015 Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach, The Simple Abundance Journal of Gratitude This month, as … Continue reading


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Stopping in My Tracks

25 November 2015 True abundance does exist; it flows from sufficiency, in an experience of the beauty and wholeness of what is.  ~Lynne Twist I desire to fully appreciate the goodness in my life, but sometimes there’s a catch.  Fully … Continue reading

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Touchstone – The Heart of Gratitude

20 November 2015 Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough, and more… It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. ~ Melody Beattie I … Continue reading

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The Heart of Gratitude

17 November 2015 Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.  ~ A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Life is fluid, ever-changing, winding and twisting in unpredictable ways.  Sometimes that’s … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Surrender

13 November 2015 … the moment in which the mind acknowledges ‘This isn’t what I wanted, but it’s what I got’ is the point at which suffering disappears.  Sadness might remain present, but the mind … is free to console, … Continue reading

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