Category: gratitude

Like snow

Our state is about to be blanketed in snow (or at least sleet). It doesn’t happen often, so when it does, it’s a big deal. The bread aisle becomes a wasteland. A few unlucky shoppers wind up with stitches over gallons of milk. The…

Normal days

Special thanks to guest writer Zeda Wilkerson for reminding me that I have plenty to be grateful for, even on my normal bad days. We all have bad days. The days we wake up with a headache, days we just don’t feel like we…

Now versus then

It’s not that who I was is all bad. But when I compare who God has molded me into over the past few years versus who I was before, I’m so grateful for who I am now. It helps me to appreciate changes in…

Who you are is who they were

Yesterday, I sat in a quiet room for five hours, surrounded by musty old books and newspapers. As I conducted research at the mecca for Methodism in our state for one of my grad school courses, I was lucky enough to meet two kind…

I get to!

*Today’s post is written by yesterday’s featured vlogger, Henry Petty. Thank you, Henry, for sharing your experience with us!* I work in an office.  You would think this would be the end of the post, as “working in an office” is synonymous with “living…

Joy and gratitude: my friend, Henry Petty

My friend since college, Henry Petty, is one of the most light-hearted, joyful people I know. It’s not because his life has been easy or because he’s achieved every single goal he set for himself  or because he is  spoiled rotten. It’s because he…

Daily dose of gratitude grows up

Many of you have been following Daily Dose of Gratitude via Facebook for a few years. I decided to spread its wings and add a blog specifically for sharing gratitude. My goal is to post something daily, even if it’s just a quote or…

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