looking into gratitude

this morning, i visited chitowngreg’s sunday post about gratitude. it was fabulous to see all the comments there – 48 at the time i was visiting. and then of course my research brain got curious. what a great treasure trove to delve a little into to find out what specific things people are grateful for!… Continue reading looking into gratitude

there but for the grace of god go i: sunday inspiration

just musing over a few things here, inspired by some of the blogs i read … at nourish, a bittersweet post about jacqueline du pres, one of the most amazing musicians of the last century. this genius young cellist graced the world of classical music for a short 12 years. then her blazing light was… Continue reading there but for the grace of god go i: sunday inspiration

thanksgiving, peace, metta

“may there be peace” – what a strange and faraway thing to say about mumbai in the middle of this destructive chaos. and yet. may there be peace. may there be peace in iraq. peace like i have among my friends, peace i am grateful for. may there be peace in the congo. peace like… Continue reading thanksgiving, peace, metta

blogathon: overeating and “enough”

change therapy is the home of the carnival of eating disorders. i’ll put up the “easy” version of the carnival on the promised date (july 31). for this blogathon, i’d like to feature three articles that have been contributed. for this post, we’ll look at carol solomon’s stress eating: “not enoughness” do you feel like… Continue reading blogathon: overeating and “enough”

thanks, violeta

the other day, i came across pensieve, who is challenging the blogosphere to come up with a thanksgiving limerick. since i’ve been digging back into my chilean songs lately, i came up with this harebrained idea of trying to turn violeta parra’s gracias a la vida into a limerick. it doesn’t do justice to violeta’s… Continue reading thanks, violeta

thanksgiving all over the place

in my post yesterday i referred to the thanksgiving weekend. some of you readers in the US might have thought that i ought to take the confucius on confusion course i talked about the day before.  thanksgiving isn’t until late in november! but, actually, this time i’m not confused. i could have pointed out, of… Continue reading thanksgiving all over the place

grateful in seattle

yesterday my daughter, my grandson and i went on a trip to seattle, to meet with some of my daughter’s online friends. they took us to the aquarium – what a fabulous place! fish, art, education, photography, fun, otters, starfish and so much more, all in one place. can’t wait to go there again. what… Continue reading grateful in seattle