Gratitude — What is it really?

Have you ever really thought about the definition of gratitude? When I think about gratitude, my mind goes straight to simply thinking “thankfulness.” And while that’s true, Oxford Languages defines gratitude as, “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.”  Did you catch that Read more…

Enough for Today

Crowded grocery stores. Empty shelves. Massive breakouts in packing plants. A break in the food supply chain. All of these words and phrases swirl around me and weigh down on me for days before each and every grocery trip. No matter how positive and upbeat I have been feeling, the Read more…

What is My Purpose?

Have you ever wondered what your purpose is? You may have wondered at one time or still wonder what your purpose is. I know for many years, I asked the question, “What is my purpose?” Recently, I went through a divorce, a rebound relationship, the death of my daddy, a breakup, Read more…

Enough is Enough.

It’s that time of year again. The holidays are here. It’s the season of Christmas lights, holiday treats, and family gatherings. It’s the season of shopping, cooking, wrapping presents, and sending Christmas Cards.  A few days ago, I heard a friend say; “I do enough. I have enough. I am enough.” Read more…

Friendship

For too long I tried living life in isolation. For too long, I tried figuring out my own problems, trying to deal with my own issues and experiencing surface level friendships. What’s a surface level friendship? One where I wasn’t my true self. One where I was too scared to Read more…