What are we Waiting For?

Tomorrow is the first Sunday of Advent. I did not grow up in a tradition that observed advent, but I did later attend churches that did. Advent is a time of expectant waiting for the birth of Jesus. It may be seen as a time of preparation, repentance and fasting. Candles are lit each weekContinue reading “What are we Waiting For?”

Gifts from the Universe

This is American Thanksgiving day. It is a day when many feel anything but thankful. The pressures of the uncoming holiday season can start to set in. Sometimes family gatherings are not pleasant. We can begin to descend into a season of holiday doom and gloom. But recently a lesson came to me. There isContinue reading “Gifts from the Universe”

The Annual Thanksgiving Flash Mob

It has been tradition for me to post a video (usually a flash mob) on the Wednesday before American Thanksgiving. Over the years these have usually been light and entertaining to give people a break from holiday preparations. This year I have chosen a flash mob performing a song that has become an anthem ofContinue reading “The Annual Thanksgiving Flash Mob”

Gratitude can Transform

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —William Arthur Ward Gratitude is powerful. It can transform the average and ordinary into blessings. Remember you are what you think as you fill your thoughts with gratitude. Today is the last day to get a freeContinue reading “Gratitude can Transform”

Holiday Meal Ideas from Have Yourself a Healthy Little Holiday

I am reposting an oldie but goodie with holiday food ideas. If you need ideas for healthy holiday meal idea that are also gluten free as well as tasty this will get you started. If you want the full recipes as well as more food and general celebration ideas my book Have Yourself a HealthyContinue reading “Holiday Meal Ideas from Have Yourself a Healthy Little Holiday”

There Are No Accidents

“I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we’re all teachers – if we’re willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for someContinue reading “There Are No Accidents”