Roots and Shoots – The Powerful Link Between Faith and Gratitude

What’s Faith Got to Do With It? Is there a connection between our faith and gratitude? What does faith have to do with our ability to be grateful? Most of us understand that gratitude is a choice. Dr. Viktor Frankl says, “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the

Why We Need Thanksgiving

Some of you may have seen the turkey meme going around Facebook that says “Back off, Santa! This is my month.” Sandwiched between the more profitable Halloween and the mega-fest of consumerism, Christmas, Thanksgiving airtime seems to shrink more every year. I must admit, I agree with the turkey. For rushed and harried denizens of

Simple Life Hack That Will Make Others More Thankful For You

the Life Hack That Brings Light I love learning simple solutions that are immediately useful and actually make a difference in my daily existence, don’t you? I recently learned that one can use a stick of uncooked spaghetti to light candles with hard-to-reach wicks. After years of sticking my arm up to the elbow in

If You Don’t Like What You See, Then Change What You Look For!

We Will Find What We Look For…Is What We’re Looking For Worth Finding? Nothing seemed to be going well, and my attitude matched the glowering sky, darkened by clouds that threatened an imminent deluge. One negative thought flowed seamlessly into another, and some remote corner of my brain was slightly surprised at how many things