It is November; a month where folks (in the US, at least) traditionally take stock and focus on the bounty around them. It's a month to concentrate on gratitude.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
It turns what we have into enough, and more.
It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.
It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
--Melody Beattie, as quoted in Simple Abundance, by Sarah Ban Breathnach
Join me on Thursdays throughout November for thoughts on gratitude.