Tag Archives: Gratitude

Arrested by an Iris

Bearded Iris

Bearded irises erupted in our front yard, proclaiming with royal brilliance spring’s arrival. Every time I start to walk past them, awe stops me. I am arrested by beauty. I pause, admire, and am grateful. What if more and more could have the same effect? … Continue reading

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Blessed Are The Cheese Makers


In the Monty Python movie “Life of Brian”, Jesus is heard from a distance saying, “Blessed are the peacemakers.” People on the periphery of the crowd mangle Jesus’ words. “What did he say?”  “I think it was, ‘Blessed are the … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in Santa Claus?


If you ask a naïve child: “Do you believe in Santa Claus?” he replies “Yes!” If you ask a bright child the same question, he replies “No!” However if you ask an even brighter child, he replies “Yes!” – – … Continue reading

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