Generosity

  • Generosity,  Gratitude,  Inspirational quotes

    The light of gratitude

    “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~Albert Schweitzer Gratitude lists are a big part of the community journaling workshops I teach periodically — and I try to practice what I preach. One of my favorite exercises is to jot down the names of everyone, past and present, who made a difference in my life. My family doctor — who retires this month — is at the top of my list. I wouldn’t be walking pain-free today if it weren’t for his care…

  • Generosity,  Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Musuem,  Holidays,  Kindness quotes

    Garden of giving

    “A field is empty, but if you put in the effort to grow something then you will have a garden. And that’s life. If you give something, something will come back. Give nothing, nothing will come back. To grow a flower is a miracle: it means you can grow more. Remember that a flower is not just a flower, it is the start of a whole garden.” ~Eddie Jaku, The Happiest Man on Earth The season of Thanksgiving is the perfect time to share sentiments about abundance, generosity, and gratitude — so you’ll be seeing more of these here throughout November. In today’s quote, Holocaust survivor Eddie Jaku reminds us that…

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