Tag: gratitude list

Tori’s Top 10

Today’s guest blog post is written by my lifelong friend, Tori Walker Kirk. Watching her journey has been inspiring and filled me with gratitude. When I read that Bethany needed people to write gratitude posts for her blog, something inside me screamed, “Do it”! … Continue Reading “Tori’s Top 10”

A few of my favorite things

*Today’s post is a real breath of fresh air! Thanks to my friend Debra Dickey for sharing this piece with all of us.* Ragweed and pear trees and eyes that keep itching. Mud tracks and boot prints that get in my kitchen. Raining and… Continue Reading “A few of my favorite things”

Day 23: Dear Stick

*Today’s post on day 23 of the Dear Gratitude project is written by Toi Thomas, a talented writer and fellow blogger.* Dear Stick, Hey man, we been friends a long time, and I just wanted to let you know that I’m glad. I mean,… Continue Reading “Day 23: Dear Stick”

It works!

I have a friend who sells fat-burning wraps which apparently really work–the name of the company is It Works, after all. I can’t personally attest to the company’s claim, and I don’t know anything about the science behind the products, but I do know… Continue Reading “It works!”

Learning to teach

A wise woman named Mauzelle who managed the Arkansas Methodist Church archives at Hendrix University once told me, as she tried to share her lunch with me while I researched Methodist women in the Ozarks, that she loves history and wants to do everything… Continue Reading “Learning to teach”

Henry’s 2012 gratitude list

*Special thanks to my friend and regular guest contributor to this blog, Henry Petty, for sharing his 2012 gratitude list with all of us.* In 2012, I am grateful for getting to know a lot of friends whom I really didn’t know.  For example,… Continue Reading “Henry’s 2012 gratitude list”

Transcending my reality

*Special thanks to Gloria Bolton, a former student of mine, who has grown into an even more beautiful and enlightened person over the years, for serving as today’s guest contributor.* Transcending my Reality: How I Found Christ    “Our deepest fear is not that… Continue Reading “Transcending my reality”

Top 12 things I’m grateful for in 2012

Recently I wrote a blog post for my personal blog, My 2012 gift list, and listed the most significant gifts I received in 2012. I didn’t list tangible objects or even relationships on the list–I limited my gift list to the intangible yet priceless… Continue Reading “Top 12 things I’m grateful for in 2012”

Life review of gratitude

*Special thanks to guest writer Debra Dickey-Liang for sharing with us!* A person that you are extremely grateful for . . . . As I read that sentence, my initial reaction was:  “How in the world could you pick just one person?!?”, because immediately,… Continue Reading “Life review of gratitude”

Not “for granted” anymore!

I used to only feel nauseous when I had a stomach virus, the flu, carsickness, or maybe an intense migraine. When I got pregnant, I began feeling nauseous almost all day every day. I occasionally have brief moments of time when I can breathe… Continue Reading “Not “for granted” anymore!”

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