- Call a friend and tell them how much they mean to you
- Notice how the morning light enters your home and be glad for a new day
- Be grateful for small favors
- Enjoy the laughter of one you love
- See the world through a child’s eyes
- Savor your favorite beverageContinue reading
The 30 Days of Gratitude Challenge
The Power of Gratitude
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. ~Melody Beattie.
I love this quote by Melody Beattie. It speaks to the heart of gratitude. The ability to maintain a positive outlook when the world around you seems to be turning upside down is not easy, but it is possible when you shift your focus from what is lacking to what is present.
Here in Texas we have the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets. They don’t last long and if you miss them – you miss them. As beautiful as a photo of the sunrise may be,Continue reading
7 Ways to Cultivate Trust
Trust is the foundation of all healthy relationships.
Would you be a friend with, or do business with, someone you didn’t trust? Most people would say, “Absolutely not!” Ideally, people do business and life with those they know, like and trust.
Trust is the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Respect, honor and integrity go hand-in-hand with trust. Trust should never be viewed lightly as once it is destroyed it may be impossible to regain.Continue reading
How to Embrace the Luxury of Ordinary Moments
On a crisp sunny fall afternoon, a group of ladies gather for a leisurely lunch in a cozy bistro. The aroma of fresh baked bread and coffee brewing goes unnoticed. The buzz of conversation focuses on handbags, shoes, and baubles. After placing their order, they settle in to catch up on the past few months. One by one they share experiences of exotic travel, art and historic museums, purchased treasures, and fine dining – each having something grander to say. I notice one of the women seems distracted. Continue reading
Posting Photos on Social Media
30 May 2014 By Mrs King Leave a Comment
“Nothing about being polite is simple. Being polite requires thought, planning, awareness, and self-control.” Deborah King Imagine you are an honored guest at a wedding, graduation, funeral, or the birth of a baby, and you decide to use your phone to snap a few photos to share with your friends on social media. After all, the event […]