Day 242- Thankful for Negative Test Results and Kind Doctors and Funeral Directors

I’ve still been trying most days to walk the walk of thankfulness. My thoughts have been so scattered lately whether I’m walking in thankfulness or not. The last two weeks have been interesting, to say the least. Two weeks ago, I was exposed to someone who ended up testing positive for COVID-19. The next few… Read More Day 242- Thankful for Negative Test Results and Kind Doctors and Funeral Directors

Day 169- Thankful for Stories with a Lesson

The room was round, dark, and silent. Indistinguishable faces peered blankly into the darkness all around the huge, round conference table that almost completely filled the room. The few footlights at floor level cast a dim, eerie, lavender glow. Suddenly, a palpable presence entered the room, invisible yet real. To Ruth it felt like wonder,… Read More Day 169- Thankful for Stories with a Lesson

William Arthur Ward quote on complaining + a few extra thoughts

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”  –  William Arthur Ward* Sometimes there are legitimate complaints that we can kindly communicate to the right person so that a problem can be fixed. But so often, I think, we have an attitude that is quick to… Read More William Arthur Ward quote on complaining + a few extra thoughts

William Arthur Ward quote on complaining + a few extra thoughts

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”  –  William Arthur Ward* Sometimes there are legitimate complaints that we can kindly communicate to the right person so that a problem can be fixed. But so often, I think, we have an attitude that is quick to… Read More William Arthur Ward quote on complaining + a few extra thoughts