Tag: gratitude

Here There Be Dragons Part 3

The next dragon of ego to slay?  Stop Complaining and be Grateful.  We’ve already spent a lot of time on Gratitude.  Those of you new to this blog might want to do the series “Praying by Moonlight – 28 days of Gratitude.”  And since…

Thank You

I just want to say a quick thank you to all of you who have been reading this blog and watching my YouTube Channel, supporting me by buying my various merchandise.  It means so, so much to me.  I am so very grateful and…

Falling in Love with God – Gratitude

Have you been doing your “Falling in Love with God” journal/scrapbook/digital file?  In an effort to keep you going I have another idea for you.  How about a gratitude?  We’ve talked a lot about gratitude in the series of posts “Praying by Moonlight” but…

Praying by Moonlight – Conclusion

Yay!  You made it!  You have learned to start appreciating all of God’s Creation.  You have learned to appreciate the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.  You have learned to appreciate the gifts of God and not allow them to turn into sin.  You have…

Waning Crescent – Day 28

The moon is almost gone, tomorrow it will not be seen.  On this last night of this month of gratitude there is only last thing we need to be grateful for… ourselves.  In the acceptance of our death, now in the last light of…

Waning Crescent – Day 27

The light from the moon is almost gone. We begin to think back over our lives and how it wasn’t so bad.  Perhaps, just maybe, death will not be so bad either.  We start to see life in a nostalgic sort of way.  We…

Waning Crescent – Day 26

The moon dwindles and we can feel the darkness will arrive soon, as will our own deaths.  We know that it will happen but we are saddened by it.  Why us?  Why now? I will not live to see… Depression sets in as we…

Waning Crescent – Day 25

Only three nights left until the complete darkness of a new beginning.  As we move through the phases of grief we begin to bargain.  God, if you save me then I will… We are bargaining and trying to get out of something that is…

Waning Crescent – Day 24

The moon is now more dark than light.  The waning of the moon is a sign that soon it will be dark again.  As we think of our own oncoming night, our death, we are angered.  Why is this happening at all!  I shouldn’t…

Waning Crescent – Day 23

The moon is change.  The moon is dust.  During this moon let it remind us: For you are dust, and to dust you shall return. – Genesis 3: 19 As we let go of our physical selves we ask the question, “What did I…