Todah (תּוֹדָה) is the most common Hebrew noun used in the bible for "thanks" It derives from the verb, "Yadah (יָדָה) which means "to praise, confess." * I don't intend to write a theological article on the act of offering thanks to God, however; I find the Hebrew word reference interesting. Gratitude is a subject very … Continue reading 10 great scriptures on gratitude to be thankful for
App #review – #Gratitude Garden
These day’s we have Apps for everything. We have Apps to help our babies sleep, there are Apps to read our news on, Apps for our fitness and Apps and Apps. What about an App to make you happy? Happiness, it’s a bit vague. It’s subjective. It’s elusive and you’d say there is no App … Continue reading App #review – #Gratitude Garden
Thankfully coffee: echoes of self-doubt
If we were having coffee, I’d wait until the strong aroma of the brew filled the room. I’d tell you that I don’t think my story, matters. I’ve been working on something, something for one of the bigger websites – because when I started writing the article, I thought that this space here does not … Continue reading Thankfully coffee: echoes of self-doubt
Thankfully coffee: Here’s a hug in a mug #WeekendCoffeeShare #10Thankful
If we were having coffee, I’d offer you my homemade oats cookies. While they are not fabulous enough to photograph, they are still yummy. They are a bit too much on the brown side. But hey, I float bare. If I manage to tweak the recipe so that they come out better – I’ll blog … Continue reading Thankfully coffee: Here’s a hug in a mug #WeekendCoffeeShare #10Thankful
Every day, I am faced with a choice. Every. Day. The choice: To get up out of bed, make the best of that day. Carpe diem. Yes, It’s a choice. Because I could just lie there. And most days I wish I could do just that. However, therein lies the path to the dark side, … Continue reading Every. Day.
G is for Gratitude #AtoZChallenge on wellness
Gratitude. It should be right up there with X-Ray vision and super speed. The only problem with that statement is, that being thankful is an ability we all have. This makes it common, something that is taken for granted. Gratitude is a virtue we try to instill in our children from a young age. Nobody … Continue reading G is for Gratitude #AtoZChallenge on wellness
#Haiku Friday: Challenge 80
"Is it fear that has kept you away from the song in the wind and the waves" (Jason Upton, Beautiful People) ♥ There’s friendship waiting Take my hand for a fresh start Forgive and Forget ♥ "One dimensional eyes, they never see the truth" (Jason Upton, All things are possible) ♥ In screams of dying … Continue reading #Haiku Friday: Challenge 80
Are you the white elephant?
From one of his business travels my husband brought home a wooden carving of a mother and baby elephant. My toddler was delighted with the new addition to the household furniture and thought this the ideal toy. "No, that's daddies" my husband told her, something she did not accept. "Daddy and me" she said. "Okay, … Continue reading Are you the white elephant?