Tag Archives: gratitude

For what are you grateful?

For this blog— on the topic of gratitude— I’m returning to the same source that inspired my previous post called, “Every day is Earth Day.” The source is the book “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer, botanist, professor, writer and … Continue reading

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Post-Thanksgiving reflections

Thanksgiving has passed. We’ve all expressed our gratitude for family, friends, turkey and stuffing. Or have we?  Were you annoyed when Aunt Rose complained that the mashed potatoes had lumps? Did sibling rivalry hijack the camaraderie you were hoping to … Continue reading

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Reflections on gratitude

“Use the supports available to you.” This quote came from my instructor in a movement class called Feldenkrais.  The supports she was referring to included the ground, our hips, our shoulders and other body parts that help us roll over, … Continue reading

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Learning from a disaster

I attended a memorial service marking the first anniversary of the disastrous earthquake/tsunami in Japan.  The keynote speaker noted, as news commentators did this time last year, that “the reaction and response of the people of Japan — especially the sense of … Continue reading

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