Category Archives: Appreciation

Forty Days, Bonus Day–Why Are You Looking Here?

How must it have been for the close followers of Jesus to come to grips with his death, to endure hours, watching his agony on the cross or their own agony at being too fearful to be anywhere near the … Continue reading

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Forty Days, Day 16–Degrees of Freedom

Jesus was alleged to have said, “It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter heaven.” This is unfortunate, because there are a number of “rich” people whom … Continue reading

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Day 34–Quick Quotes: Gratitude

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.  ~~Meister Eckhart Sometimes thank you is indeed the only prayer I say in an entire day; but then I have spent the … Continue reading

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Day 31–Friday Appreciations, Week 5

This has felt like an incredibly long week. I am grateful almost beyond words that today is Friday and that I can relax for at least a day before diving back into a variety of activities. I spent last weekend … Continue reading

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Day 30–The Heart of the Matter

Today I found myself thinking about what’s really important in life. I do this from time to time, in fact probably most days I spend least a few moments thinking about where my priorities are and where I want them … Continue reading

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Day 24–Friday Appreciations

This blog is still becoming. As I posted on the very first day (January 1), this blog, this site, my life, is under construction. My last blog, “Lessons in Gratitude,” had a consistent theme throughout all 901 posts: gratitude. And … Continue reading

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