I had a birthday last month, but alas, I have reached an age where birthday candles pose a fire hazard, or an opportunity to toast marshmallows. Turning 69 used to be an age I considered old, if not downright ancient. Now that I have lived for seven decades, I don’t feel old. Yes, I have … Continue reading Counting My Blessings
Reading a recent Facebook post of a cousin prompted me to ponder the virtue of gratitude. Is it a cause or an effect? My cousin was grateful for surviving a narrow escape from death after a frightening encounter with an errant dump truck. Gratitude was most definitely the result of her near-miss death experience. Her … Continue reading Gratitude: Cause or Effect?