30 Days of Gratitude – Day 22

Today is about a challenge I am grateful for having experienced. I didn’t enjoy the challenge, but it gave me a whole new appreciation for my mobility. The surgery was the easy part, but the recovery near killed me. Not being able to walk for six weeks unless I had crutches was the hard part. […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 18

Today’s gratitude is about “one good thing which happened today”. Funny enough, many good things happened today. So, I will pick the one good thing which means the most to me. Today is my Dad’s birthday and my Dad is like a cat with nine lives!!!! He is so lucky to be alive today, but […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 16

Today’s gratitude is “what is your favorite part of the evening?”. I do love watching the sun set as the day turns into nightfall, but my favorite part of the evening is after supper an hour or so before bed, the whole famdamily veg out in front of the television. It is quite cute! Brian, […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 10

Today’s question is what is the biggest gift in your life right now? Of course the immediate answer for me is God and my faith, but I am going to focus on another gift I am so ultimately grateful for which is my health and Canada’s healthcare system. My mother in law was over for […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 9

Today’s gratitude is a life lesson I continue to put into practice, but has been invaluable to me when I get caught up in caring about the opinions of others. Even since I was a child, it has been important to me for others to like me. I used to stress and have anxiety, pondering […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 8

Today I am supposed to write about what is my favorite song and why. I actually lost an hour of sleep last night trying to determine what is my favorite piece of music. With so many genres and centuries of brilliant music which has touched my soul, it was useless for me. I cannot choose, […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 3

Day three is a tough one for me as it is “what is your favorite part of the morning?”. I am not a morning person and I don’t like to be spoken to within the first hour of waking. I honestly don’t think I have a favorite part in the morning as all of it […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 2

For day two, my gratitude is for something I find comfort in… My faith. And no, it isn’t George Michael’s song nor famed album “Faith” which I am talking about, but my Catholic faith, my faith in God, my belief in a higher power is what gives me tremendous comfort during tumultuous stressful times, sorrow, […]

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 1

I am about to do some “throat clearing” as I have not written in ages. Part of the reason for my lack of penmanship is I have been overwhelmed with what is going on in the world right now. I have wanted to write about so many current topics we are straddling and attempting to […]

Rachel‘s 2020 Resolutions

I am one of those people who like to create resolutions upon the commencement of a new year. I like the idea of a fresh start and a clean slate; I like self-reflecting on what I have done well and where I have fallen short. For the past few years, I have tried several times […]