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Grateful for Gratitude

This blog stems from my wife Ruth’s and my guest appearance on The Grateful Dad radio show today. I want to acknowledge the host, Doug Gertner, “The Grateful Dad,” who has been a long time champion of gratitude. Besides discussing what he and his guests are thankful for at the outset of his show each […]

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Thank You, All!

As 2012 draws to a close, and the world continues to go on, I want to extend my heartfelt gratitude to my blog readers, especially those of you who regularly check out my site. Thank you very much for your interest and receptivity! No doubt numerous folks share my sentiment that December is a fabulous […]

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Grateful for Gratitude!

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”  Marcel Proust, early 20th-century novelist Ah, another Thanksgiving approaches: a day of stuffing our faces and bellies, and for watching football games. Hey, I’ve engaged in plenty of that “traditional” American kind of festivity myself. […]

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Close Cousins

We greet Thee with all humility. excerpt from the afternoon prayer of Sufi Master Hazrat Inayat Khan Each afternoon I recite a Sufi prayer that includes the statement “We greet Thee with all humility.”  Frankly, I consistently balk at the word “all” in that sentence.   My wife Ruth and I recently incurred a setback that […]

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Holiday Gratitude and Wishes

I’m speculating that most of you are in a holiday mindset and heart-set, as am I, so I’m going to keep this light, warm, fuzzy—and brief. A hardy thank you to my regular readers, and gratitude also to my casual ones, for “tuning in” to my messages in the midst of the media avalanche in […]

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The Perpetual Gift

During the holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in eating, drinking and gift-giving.  My attention has turned to a non-material type of gift, one like the golden goose, that keeps on giving. When we develop a profound attitude of gratitude, we might discover that everything represents a miracle.  Today, I was enjoying allocating […]

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Gratitude Abounding

As the holiday season warmth is upon us, I have been reflecting on and celebrating very warmly the loving support my wife Ruth and I have received from family and friends this Fall. At Whole Man Expo, which our company, Energy for Life, presented September 10th, so many family members and friends were actively involved […]

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The Tebowing Rage–and Gratitude

The prayer posture of uber-popular Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has swept the world like an epidemic in recent weeks, so much so that “Tebowing” has become a nearly-household verb.  Tebowing has come to mean getting down on a knee and praying, despite what is going on around one. Although I am not a hero-worshipper […]

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My Story, My Therapy

by Steven Schwartz, D.C. The writing process of my anthology contribution was very curious for me because the story I was writing about was still very fresh in my life.  Literally a few months following my actual resignation, I was invited to participate in this book. This story was therapy for me.  I was able […]

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