Thankful. Thankful. Thankful.

“One regret dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough.” ~ Hafiz of Persia This is the week we seem to remember the notion of gratitude.  Thanksgiving rolls around and we count our blessings.  We pile food on the table: steaming … More Thankful. Thankful. Thankful.

For These Things I am Thankful

I am thankful for the stars poking through the cloud cover here in the desert. I am thankful that I had my father in my life as long as I did — even though it was not long enough. I am thankful for poems and language and paintings and prairie dogs. I am thankful for the promise of my life and the things that Spirit has set at my table to accomplish. I am grateful for prayer, for hardship, for the ways in which my life is changed and transformed in relationship to others. I am thankful for the books I read and the conversations I count on. … More For These Things I am Thankful