Grateful Thoughts: Soul Gift ~ My lovely gift from a beautiful friend.

I’m highlighting the blog  SOUL GIFTS written by the lovely Raili today as the subject of my Grateful Thoughts. Raili, originally from Finland, moved to Australia with her family when she was just a little girl. She also met and married a fellow Finn in the “desert heat of Mt Isa in North Queensland” of… Read More

Gifting

Originally posted on soulgifts – Telling Tales:
Christmas is just around the corner – again! Finding a suitable gift can be challenging. The commercial hype that pushes for ever more extravagant, expensive ‘stuff’ seems to have become the norm. I don’t like it. Not one bit. As much as possible I avoid the mad rush…

The Purple Almond Hall of Fame – Finding French Charming

An announcement before I get into the main post… I’d like to tell you that I’m taking a blogging vacation for the next 10 days. I am currently on a break from school and would like to take the next 10 days to give my brain a break. After I complete a class, my brain… Read More

Grateful Thoughts: Simple Ula

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. In case you’re new here, I’ll review what Grateful Thoughts is all about. It  began life as Thankful Thursday. Every Thursday, I’d choose a follower and highlight them on my blog. I write a brief synopsis of the blogger, followed by links to 5 articles… Read More

Grateful Thoughts: Christy Birmingham ~ When Women Inspire

Today’s Grateful Thoughts (aka: Thankful Thursday) is a bit unusual, in that I have TWO articles, highlighting TWO followers, instead one, as is the norm. I’m highlighting the winners of my CELEBRATING 2000 FOLLOWERS give-a-way. The first article was on the other winner, Jo Ann Maxwell, which you can find HERE. The second winner I’m… Read More

Thankful Thursday: A look back

Hello everyone! As we get close to Christmas, and the end of the year, I thought I’d take this opportunity to look back on my Thankful Thursday series. This series began on March 30, 2016, with the name “Press-it” Thursday. Originally, this series highlighted random bloggers around WordPress. In May, however, I decided to change… Read More

1 Minute Videos: Being Thankful

Nick Vujicic talks about being grateful for the things and life you have. GOD GRANT ME THE SERENITY TO ACCEPT THE THINGS I CANNOT CHANGE, COURAGE TO CHANGE THE THINGS I CAN AND THE WISDOM TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE. ~ AMEN    

Have you seen this? Over the rainbow…

I recently saw this video circulating on Facebook. This one is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. 😃 It makes a perfect pick-me-up for a Monday morning, especially considering today is LABOR DAY! THANKS to everyone for what you do everyday to provide for your families and contribute to the beauty of our… Read More