30 Days of Thankfulness – 11/1/21

For the month of November, I’m going to continue with my habit of posting things I am thankful for. Thankfulness is different from happiness, and I don’t want to conflate the two.

As we seem to be coming out of quarantine (for real, this time), I’m thankful for the forced isolation. It was a balm to this introvert’s soul. I’m particularly fond of Zoom, FaceTime, Facebook-Live and YouTube-Live that allow me to attend church or lectures in real time, while not having to be in the same place as people who exhaust me.

30 Days of Thankfulness – 11/1/20

For the month of November, I’m going to continue with my habit of posting things I am thankful for. Thankfulness is different from happiness, and I don’t want to conflate the two.

During this interminable year of quarantine, social distancing, and isolation, social media has kept me sane. The connections provided by Facebook, Instagram, Zoom, Twitter, Pinterest, WordPress, Vimeo, Substack, YouTube, etc., have been invaluable. I am so thankful for this modern world that provides us with friends, entertainment, and opportunities for interaction while remaining safe from the virus..

30 Days of Thankfulness – 11/1/17

(It occurs to me that I never posted on November 1st)

For the month of November, I’m going to try to include gratitude in all my posts (and post every day.)

I’m so grateful for my church. The friends I’ve made there, and the sense of purpose they have brought into my life as a “newcomer” has been life-giving. I know it would have been easy to “retire” from life when I retired from work, but, thanks to these folks and especially Pastor Sarah, I didn’t. They have loved me and corrected me and pushed me to keep growing in God’s goodness.

Thank you, Bethany!