Category Archives: Gratitude

The Day Begins With You

This month’s theme over at The BeZine is about rituals for peace, healing and unity.  Throughout the years, I have taken part in rites for each and all of those things (within the Christian, Wiccan and Buddhist faiths), but this … Continue reading

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Remembrance and Gratitude

November is a month of both remembrance and gratitude. Here in the United States we have Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving, but how often have you thought about them in the same context? What I mean is, how often have you … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food, Food For Thought, Giving, Gratitude, Holidays, Homelessness, Hunger, Inspiration, Life, Politics, Poverty, Present, Thanksgiving, Veterans, War | 2 Comments

The B Zine

Hello, all you readers! I wanted to let you know about a really neat collaboration of creative and amazing individuals, called the “B Zine”.  The B Zine is a collective effort by writers from the sites Beguine Again and The … Continue reading

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The rosebuds are gathered and my captain is gone…

Another bright light has passed from this world today. One of the most beautiful souls to ever grace the world has left this realm to travel others on wings of light and glorious laughter. Robin Williams died today. He was … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Food For Thought, Gratitude, Grief, Inspiration, Life, Poetry, Sympathy, Uncategorized | 12 Comments

May 28th is Amnesty International Day

If you’re reading this right now, chances are good that you have heard the phrase, “First-World Problem”.  I find myself thinking this phrase more than I would like, but I count myself damned lucky that I’m even aware of what … Continue reading

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~ Planet MoM ~

M is for the multitudes She nurtures. O is for the only world we have. T is terrestrial preservation – Hers. H is for the home we have to save! E is ecosystems, all connected. R is for respect that … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Ecology, Environment, Family, Food For Thought, Future, Gratitude, Holidays, Inspiration, Life, Mother's Day, Nature, Poetry, Space | 7 Comments

National Shut-In Visitation Day (February 11th)

February is such a long, dreary month, don’t you think? It has grey skies and brown landscapes, cold and wet outside, seemingly endless.  Many folks are getting “Spring Fever” already, so tired of being cooped up inside with nothing to … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food For Thought, Friendship, Giving, Gratitude, Holidays, Human Rights, Inspiration, Life, Loneliness, Relationships, Shut Ins, Sympathy, Uncategorized | 8 Comments