Category: photography

Worth

*Thanks to Linda Unger, inspiring writer and photographer, for serving as today’s guest contributor. To view more of Linda’s amazing photography, visit her website.* I am a mother, a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a niece, a wife and many other things. But the…

It’s about time!

For the first time in four years, I’m going on vacation. Four years is considerably too long for a person to go without taking a real break from real life for a really long time (well, at least for a week). But life happens–at…

Cool Hand Liz

*Today’s blog is written by my friend, former professor, and talented author, Dr. Teresa Murphy, for her sister Liz. Happy birthday, Liz!* Today is my sister’s birthday.  I won’t say how old Liz is, but she’s two years older than I am.  Consequently, just…

The Sound of Music meets Paul

This is slightly embarrassing to admit, but I sometimes make up songs. Okay, quite frequently, I make up songs. Especially while driving or singing to my pets. What can I say? Part of me is still 10 years-old. I’m not sure when, but I’m…

Love in a cup

I’m never been a big “gift” person. In Chapman terms, giving and receiving gifts is not my main love language. I’d much rather have someone spend an hour with me over coffee having genuine conversation, as I plan to do in an hour at…

Questions of light

Special thanks to Sarah Klesko of Truthlets and Thoughtbits for serving as today’s guest contributor. How often do we accept our blessings with pure joy? How often is our gratitude lined with feelings of guilt and unworthiness? Do you believe you deserve the good…

A brand new baby

A few years ago, my cat Beijing was attacked by a dog and killed. He was the fluffiest, fattest, cuddliest cat in the world. Seriously. Every time I think of him, I really do get tears in my eyes and feel incredibly sad about…

I am making everything new.

Today I’m grateful for spring. The daffodils have risen up out of the cold, brown mulch. We can barely keep the bird feeder full. Most of the trees along our trails in the woods are now covered with tiny, closed buds. And I’m grateful…

Beyond Lucky

Special thanks to Dr. Teresa Burns Murphy, my former professor and fabulous author, for agreeing to write for the Daily Dose of Gratitude blog. Beyond Lucky My maternal grandmother’s name was Emma.  She could shine a sunbeam through my gloomiest thought, sprinkle a soft…

Trading the attitude for gratitude

Thanks to Linda Unger for sharing her gratitude in today’s post as a guest contributor through her writing and photography gifts. I come from a family where sarcasm rules. I zing you, you zing me. Whoever zings the fastest and the loudest is the…

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