Month: December 2012

Kindness at Christmas…

Week two of our Christmas countdown… this weeks value/feeling is kindness 🙂 Kindness by definition  is the act or the state of being kind, being marked by good and charitable behavior, pleasant disposition, and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions (per Wikipedia). Some of my favorite synonyms for this that I found … Read More Kindness at Christmas…

Gratitude in giving…

Tonight I got to give a little girl just what she asked for this Christmas…. a horse 🙂   She was very happy and hubby and I were happy to give her what she wanted 🙂 Sometimes giving provides the best kind of gratitude 🙂 Isn’t that what this season is suppose to be about. God gave to us so we can give to … Read More Gratitude in giving…

Lights of Gratitude…

  Grateful for Christmas lights and having seen so many in my life… even the ones at the White House 🙂

Dreams of Gratitude…

Hubby and I have been talking a lot about our dreams lately. As some of you know we have a big dream to move from our current piece of land to a bigger place where we can have goats, cows, pigs, chickens, and maybe a horse or two. We would also like to raise a few crops and a big (big) garden. Right now … Read More Dreams of Gratitude…

Barns of Gratitude

While driving hubby and I do a lot fo talking and I do a lot of thinking. As many of you know I love old barns and taking photos of them… on a recent trip I saw this old barn and it was decked out old fashion style for Christmas…. I feel blessed and grateful that there are still places like this for kids to see as … Read More Barns of Gratitude

Gratitude… in the mundane of life

This past week hubby and I took some time off after Thanksgiving to put up the Christmas decorations, get the property, chicken coop, house, etc ready for the winter, and to get some much needed rest from stress. As I went throughout the week I noticed things we had on our list getting done and I felt a sence of calm and peace about … Read More Gratitude… in the mundane of life

Tis the season…. for Gratitude

So I thought I would start out my December posts with different feelings/values, I see as part of Christmas. To make this more manageable I thought each Sunday I would talk about a feeling/value and then post more about it as the week goes along. This week is GRATITUDE! What is gratitude? The dictionary defines it as… Gratitude- thankfulness, gratefulness, or appreciation is a feeling or … Read More Tis the season…. for Gratitude