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annabel-candy's picture
Nov.25.2009
Do You Want To Feel Happier? Studies have proven that being grateful makes people happier. Many people have discovered this for themselves, and been quietly counting their blessings for years. Now scientists have proven that the power of being grateful will positively impact our lives, so hopefully...
susan-browne's picture
Nov.25.2009
I'm waiting for my big sis to show up, and the pre-Thanksgiving festivities are about to begin. My husband Kenneth, a chef, has stacked the kitchen roof-high with food.  We have a large, fabulous family crowd for dinner every year.  I love having the family in our home. So much to be thankful for....
richard-dean-smith's picture
Nov.25.2009
from: Trust in a Medical Setting.             Like most internists, part of my practice is seeing healthy patients who request physical examinations which generally prove to be genteel encounters with interesting people. Many have become friends. They return periodically for re-examination, and I...
maura-ennenga's picture
Nov.25.2009
Gratitude was an elusive word for me many years ago. I never thought of the word nor its meaning. Frankly, I didn't give a damn what I had to be grateful for cause I could not see the blessings in my path. I was a worn out twenty three year old who had drank and done drugs for as long as my memory...
fiona-robyn's picture
Nov.25.2009
Sometimes, it's easy to be grateful. It's easy when I bounce someone else's baby on my knee and he grins back at me. It's easy when I pull a jar of blackcurrant jam from the back of the cupboard in the depth of winter, and spoon condensed summer onto my toasted teacake. It's easy when I receive an...
daniela-ryan's picture
Nov.25.2009
That gratitude thing.  It is not always easy.  In those dimmly lit moments (not literally for me, I live in the bloody desert where there are 360 sunshinny days of the year and if you think you'd be grateful to have that just try it sometime and tell me how you feel on bloody day 501 of no-thing-...
arabella-grayson's picture
Nov.25.2009
I am grateful for people who live their lives with open minds and open hearts, especially the children. I am grateful for clarity. For answered and unanswered prayers. I am grateful for waking up each morning and knowing that there is something left for me to do here before my time expires. I am...
helen-mallon's picture
Nov.25.2009
A friend of mine posted on Facebook, "What is everyone doing for Thanksgiving?" My response didn't take much thought: "Holding my breath till it's over." Sometimes I think that holidays are a celebration of my lizard heart.  I'm just not one of those hold-hands-around-the-table...
vanessa-white's picture
Nov.25.2009
Thank you for this day.  The sun is shining, the air is cool, I am surrounded by the people and the creatures that I love.  I feel blessed, fortunate, cared for, and loved.  It is a gift to be here on this earth today.   I also want to thank you for so many other things.   Family, all...
mark-laflamme's picture
Nov.25.2009
So it’s almost Christmas. I hope you get that pony you’ve been whining about year after year. And if you don’t, please stop fretting. Ponies are horrible pets. They make messes on your carpet, bray at all hours and annoy the people downstairs.I hope you get that Gameboy, Playstation, T-1650Z, or...