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The Hardest Arithmetic to Master (What If Today We Were Just More Grateful?)


I posted this on one of my other blogs today . . . http://fullcatastropheliving.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/what-if-today-we-were-more-grateful/ It’s about increasing our level of gratefulenss and appreciation, but if we do that, we will invariably increase our capacity to Love as well, so, ultimately, … Continue reading

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The Learning of Love & Gratitude


. “The hardest arithmetic to master is the one which enables us to count our blessings.” – Eric Hoffer “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether we take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” – … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!


Happy (day after?) Thanksgiving! A relationship cannot survive and thrive if there is not a deep and pervading sense of gratitude between each for the other and for life.  Without this mutual gratefulness, a relationship may survive and linger and limp … Continue reading

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