Remember when you were five and the best part of school was art time? You had no idea that your smears of red, green, and yellow weren’t art every bit as much as Monet’s water lilies, right?
Many years ago, a very wise woman offered me an opportunity to participate in an exercise for the year’s end and new year’s beginning. I wrote a gratitude list for the year past, focusing on every facet of my life. I was grateful for the challenges that taught me lessons of strength, patience and understanding. […]