Tag: gratitude

86,400 seconds in a day–how will you use just one?

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today.  Have you used one to say “thank you?”  ~William A. Ward When I first read this quote, I quickly thought, “Ugh, that one sounds like it comes from the front of a greeting card.”  I…

what makes a “house” a “home”

Welcome to our house.  Here is the room we are most proud of— The kitchen, Crossroads of friendship And the world’s blessings. ~Modern prayer from Bilbao, Spain One weekend, I committed myself to cleaning out the entire house.  For me that included throwing out…

prayers learned in the garden (aka gratitude for anne lamott)

Help me, help me, help me. Thank you, thank you, thank you. ~Two prayers by Anne Lamott One morning, I headed out the door early.  My daughter was in a bit of a funk having gone to sleep later than normal the night before,…