Gratitude Saved My Life

Thanksgiving was my favorite childhood holiday but I never understood what it really stood for.  It was a day of eating food my parents could otherwise not afford for me to eat. As a child I knew very little about gratitude or how to express it. I had no concept of what gratitude was or how … Continue reading Gratitude Saved My Life

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Not long ago I had no concept of the true value of giving and the internal joy and self-satisfaction that come with it. As a child I gave merely out of expectation and sometimes coercion. There was never enough of anything to go around and that feeling of lack prevented me being able to give with any semblance … Continue reading The Gift That Keeps On Giving