spring fills us with gratitude

Photo of spring flower with quote "Spring's beauty reminds us of gratitude's blossoming within

“Spring Song” by Lucy Maud Montgomery The air was full of sun and birds, The fresh air sparkled clearly. Remembrance wakened in my heart And I knew I loved her dearly. The fallows and the leafless trees And all my spirit tingled. My earliest thought of love, and Spring’s First puff of perfume mingled. In […]

clouds paint the sky

Photo of Clouds in the sky with quote "Clouds paint the sky with gratitude's hues."

Rabindranath Tagore’s beautiful poem “Clouds and Waves” reminds us of the beauty and wonder that clouds bring to our lives. As we gaze up at the ever-changing sky, we are greeted by the graceful dance of clouds, painting the canvas of the heavens with their delicate forms. In this season of gratitude, let us take […]

gratitude for nature’s gifts… we offer thanks

Gary Snyder’s poem “For All” shares the essence of gratitude for the blessings we receive from trees and the elements. As I gaze upward into the canopy of the circle of redwood trees, I am reminded of the interconnectedness of all life. Each rustling leaf, each whispering breeze, carries with it a message ofgratitude from […]

Be grateful for life’s twists, turns, and surprises!

stream with quote "Life's journey is a flowing stream; let's be grateful for twists and turns, and surprises along the way."

Life’s journey is often likened to a flowing stream, winding its way through diverse landscapes, carving unexpected paths, and presenting us with twists and turns that shape our experiences. In this dynamic journey, cultivating gratitude becomes the key to navigating the ebbs and flows with a resilient and appreciative heart. The saying, “Life’s journey is […]

Gratitude is the root that anchors us during life’s ups and downs…

Tree canopy with gratitude quote: "Just as sturdy trees stand tall through the seasons, gratitude is the root that anchors us during life's ups and downs."

“Just as sturdy trees stand tall through the seasons, gratitude is the root that anchors us during life’s ups and downs.” In the seasons of life, like sturdy trees that stand tall through wind and storm, gratitude serves as the unwavering root that anchors us. Much like the roots provide stability to a tree, gratitude […]

Grateful for Surprises!

Flower in winter

My heart is full of gratitude for this glorious surprise on a cold winter hike – this little white flower growing by the side of the trail. The forest abounds with winter glory of green, brown and gold – lush green moss, mushrooms popping out from the ground and from tree stumps, tree branches full […]