I am grateful for last words.

#ProjectZen #Day24 #GratitudeProject I have a private message sitting in my Facebook inbox from a friend. It’s from someone I knew over 25 years ago when I was in the Army in Germany. We weren’t “close friends” back in the day, but we did work together, and he did train me in a new job.…

I am grateful for Eastern Illinois Foodbank.

#ProjectZen #Day23 #GratitudeProject Yesterday we received food from the Eastern Illinois Foodbank pop-up pantry in Champaign, Illinois. We are so thrilled! Produce, frozen chicken, snacks, canned goods, and smiles. With me not being able to work right now and as of yet not eligible for aid of any kind, getting a little help and love…

I am grateful for those who create Beauty.

#ProjectZen #Day21 #GratitudeProject I am grateful for those who create Beauty. For every book I have read. For every song I have heard. For every dance, film, and play I have seen. For every painting and photograph I have studied. I am grateful to all who create Beauty. Without their creative expression, the voice given…

I am grateful for my first china cup.

#ProjectZen #Day20 #GratitudeProject I was five years old when my mom presented me with my first official fancy china cup! I was thrilled! It’s such a small cup, festooned with happy creatures (a duck, a frog, and two mice) flowers, butterflies…..in cheerful colors. I can’t even begin to tell you how happy this cup made…

I am grateful for good days.

#ProjectZen #Day19 #GratitudeProject Day 19 is a good day. I am grateful for good days. Those of you that know me personally know I live with a chronic, incurable disease that has altered my life a great deal. Maintaining energy levels just to do normal, every day things can be challenging. Sometimes, like this morning,…

Dear Fedex, I am grateful for our delivery guy.

#ProjectZen #Day18 #GratitudeProject I am grateful for our Fedex delivery guy!  The 18th day of my Gratitude Project shall be an open letter to all the big-wigs at Fedex, expressing my appreciation for our regular day-delivery Fedex man. He’s awesome! ****************************************** February 18, 2017 Dear Fedex: I wanted to let you know about one of…