When your success hovers from one person to the other, it will definitely get to someone who will regard it as failure.

Thoughts turn to other’s just a little more this time of year. Days grow shorter and memories grow longer. Families and friends gather in celebration or hope. Giving is a reflection of our love and caring for each other and those less fortunate. May your thoughts turn to gratitude this holiday season and carry on throughout the next year…

Christmas is holy celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. And God’s great love is the divinity of birth: the spirit of love, joy and hope.

The soul accepts the mystery within and all around, immersing itself in it, celebrating it.

In my life, John has been the epitome of gratitude, and not just because he responds to every meal as if it were the best he’d ever eaten. Throughout the many years of our friendship I have learned that John lives on the breath of gratitude and his response is always celebratory. If an exclamation point had arms and legs, its name would be John.

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