Gratitude and Grace | Start Here

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I can’t help thinking no word will ever be as full of life as this world,   
I can’t help thinking of thanks. –Suji Kwock Kim, “Slant”

Since we are in the season of thanksgiving, my bestie enlisted a group of women in her circle to participate in a gratitude challenge this month. She shared a November calendar that offers daily prompts and invites participants to ponder on the things for which they are grateful. 

Indeed, it has been a challenge selecting just one thing daily, but that’s a good thing. It underscores a life overflowing with goodness, and I do not take that for granted.

What I really appreciate about the prompts is that they invite us to focus on experiences instead of material things. I am indeed grateful for the necessities and the creature comforts, but it is experiences, not things, that make a full life.

Thankfulness doesn’t have to begin or end in November, so if you’d like to start a gratitude practice, start with the simple prompts we used: Gratitude Journal Prompts.

Until next time…

4 thoughts on “Gratitude and Grace | Start Here

  1. delphini510 says:

    Such an uplifting post Chandra and I do like such a calendar.
    Maybe write down one’s own would give one more focus.
    I agree with experiences being precious.

    So let us all be grateful this morning.

    miriam

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  2. revruss1220 says:

    I love anything that prompts me to assume a posture of gratitude. Left to my own devices, I might be tempted to descend into moaning and complaining about life. Be blessed today and always and Happy Thanksgiving!

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  3. DutchIl says:

    Thank you for sharing!!… my heart keeps track of everything… hope you and your family have a wonderful and Happy Thanksgiving holiday filled with love and happiness!!… 🙂

    Until we meet again..
    May love and laughter light your days,
    and warm your heart and home.
    May good and faithful friends be yours,
    wherever you may roam.
    May peace and plenty bless your world
    with joy that long endures.
    May all life’s passing seasons
    bring the best to you and yours!
    (Irish Saying)

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