Grace I am thankful for grace. But what does that mean? My personal definition (for today) is that it is an understanding, from one human to another, that we are all imperfect. It is the reflection of beautiful imperfections in one another that creates a connection and joint resolution that, in our imperfections, we will strive to create a more … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful… Day 22
Today, I'm thankful for purpose. I'm thankful for the reminders of what my purpose is and sometimes, more importantly, what it is not. IS To live faithfully To live with integrity To live giving love and grace To raise the bar of excellence wherever and whenever I can To make an impact To matter IS NOT … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful… Day 19
Kid President's suggests in his Guide to Awesome that to make the world more awesome, we must all: Talk Gooder Not a bad plan. In the book, he gives 22 ideas. To see those and more, buy the book! Because of the less than proper grammar here, I took this to mean perhaps it's not … Continue reading Guide to Awesome… Day 29
Today, I'm thankful for beauty. Beautiful things today: My mom My husband yoga running My friends second chances love wins leaves compassion Show me what beauty you're thankful for...
Be somebody who makes everybody feel like somebody. Kid President's Guide to Awesome wins again. One caveat: be genuine. People can tell when you're fake.
Kid President's Guide to Awesome suggests: Sacrifice: Let someone else have the toy in the cereal. So many people want clarification about what sacrifice means. This is a pretty simple and concrete example. What does it mean to you?
Today, I am thankful for happiness. Happiness from running, yoga, meditation, smiles, rain, wind, inside, outside thought... What makes you happy?
Share One word from Kid President's Guide to Awesome. What are you going to share today? Happiness? Humanity? Space? Coffee? Pick something and SHARE IT! Children can do it. So can you.
Today I am thankful for HOPE. Check it out! This is another bit of HOPE that I'm so thankful for. See what you can see. It's called a miracle.
Kid President's Guide to Awesome's Day 25 says: Celebrate somebody's birthday by celebrating other people. What an amazing idea?! This is such a selfless and delightful way to show someone how much they mean to you and bring joy to the lives of others. Perhaps you could encourage your friends and family to celebrate others … Continue reading Guide to Awesome… Day 25
I'm thankful for those who have sacrificed so much so I can lead the incredibly blessed life I do. Just, thank you. How can you show your gratitude for those who have sacrificed so much so you can lead your life? That is all.
Kid President's advice from the Guide to Awesome today: Recognize real beauty. With the Marine Corps Birthday today and Veteran's Day tomorrow, here's the beauty this eye is beholding:
With the Marine Corps Birthday tomorrow and Veteran's Day after that, today I'm thankful for FREEDOM and all that others have given so I have it. Thank You. The photo associated with this post is that of my Marine Corps Mama visiting the Iwo Jima Memorial this past Memorial Day at sunrise. If you know her, or … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful… Day 9
Practice the art of the unexpected burrito. These are the words from Kid President's Guide to Awesome today. The take-away is that it's pretty awesome to do nice things for people for really no reason at all when they least expect it. One of my favorite treats for people is their favorite coffee beverage or … Continue reading Guide to Awesome… Day 23
The yoga world seems obsessed with SELF. Love yourself, care for yourself, forgive yourself, be gentle with yourself, the world revolves around yourself, SELF, SELF, SELF. A lot of people only pay attention to this part of yoga and not the whole thing. I know people who attempt to navigate their whole lives by ONLY doing … Continue reading Guide to Awesome… Day 22
Today I am thankful for love; in all its many different forms. No matter what circumstances, there is always love that exists for everyone. It may not exist exactly how you want it, but it is there. Just open the eyes of your heart to see that love is all around you.
Today, I'm thankful for FORGIVENESS Mine and other people's. I'm always thankful when I am forgiven because I know I am completely flawed and it is a wonderful show of grace when I am forgiven. I need to remember that feeling of grace when I'm being less forgiving toward others. Let's be honest; people are … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful… Day 6
The wise sage, Kid President bestows upon you the following from his Guide to Awesome: If you see spinach (or anything else) in somebody's teeth, tell them, but first only after you've told them something embarrassing about yourself. So, I tell lots of people embarrassing things about myself without then letting them know they have … Continue reading Guide to Awesome… Day 21
Today I'm thankful for PEACE. To me, peace isn't a lack of turmoil or trouble. Peace is knowing that you will come through it all and you'll understand and appreciate the journey at the end. What is peace to you? What can you do to achieve this peace?
Just what I needed from Kid President's Guide to Awesome today... Every room you enter: FREE HUGS!! Give hugs. And not just any told hugs... REAL hugs. Back in 2012, I wrote a post, specifically about REAL HUGS Give these our for free. I'm telling you, it's going to be great!