Exploring Gratitude

  Gratitude is an emotion of connectedness, which reminds us we are part of a larger universe with all living things. (Melanie Greenberg)   Two or three weeks back, a friend and neighbour brought over a deck of cards with a beautiful horse picture on the…

Desiderata – Essential Things

  "Desiderata", the poem, is one of my favourites. Desiderata is Latin and means "'things that are yearned for', which in the context of the poem more closely means 'essential things'”.   With poetry, we touch the heart, expressing ideas and feelings that really matter to…