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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 351

Today I am grateful that Jeff helped me to get the sound shell up after my 7th period class ditched me. I am grateful John got me back to the school and helped me get my sound stuff out for the elementary school concert in the morning. I am thankful for the pot of minestrone… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 351

Menu Monday

Can I Eat Like a Buddhist?

I've been thinking about how I can get my rear in gear and get back into the habit of tracking my meals and help. I have also been reading a little about the diets of practicing Buddhist and Hindu. There is a little of what I have learned that can assist me in my efforts… Continue reading Can I Eat Like a Buddhist?

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 350

Today I am thankful for the ordinance of the Sacrament. It is healing and renewing. I am thankful that my friend Amy E. was in Sunday School today. She had the perfect answer to a question I was stumbling to answer. I am thankful for John helping me in the kitchen today. My brain is… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 350

Scripture Sunday

Breaking Free of the “Self-Pity Party” – Thoughts on Forgiveness

This week I was watching the Hallmark Channel series The Good Witch and I heard this quote, "Hate traps you in the past." This quote led me to ponder forgiveness for several days. I think that forgiveness is often a misunderstood principle. This is usually the case when we are in need of forgiving an… Continue reading Breaking Free of the “Self-Pity Party” – Thoughts on Forgiveness

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 349

I am grateful we had time to go to McKay's house and paint the thing I made her. I am grateful John came with me and helped and that we were also able to help clean up a bit. I am grateful that John was able to fix the gutters. I am grateful that we… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 349

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 348

I am grateful for a shorter day than usual. I got home more than an hour before usual. I am grateful that John called the bank and arranged for them to stay open later so that I could get a new debit card. It's been nearly 6 weeks since I needed to get a replacement.… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 348

Family Friday

As the Sun Sets on October – an October Boyack Family Report

So... I am on a roll getting myself back into my blogging groove... three days in a row where I blog about something more than my gratitude journal. October kept us super busy. I kept busy teach theatre classes. My World Theatre classes made masks, finished their "Greek Chorus" assignment, and started their movement unit… Continue reading As the Sun Sets on October – an October Boyack Family Report

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 347

I am grateful for a decent day. I am grateful that John fixed the furnace. It's nice to have a warmer house. It's been cold for a week or so, but it's getting toastier now. I am grateful that I have been able to try new things this season and that I haven't fallen flat.… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 347

Theatre Thursday

Mixing the Magic of Christmas and Live Theatre – WOU It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Yesterday I went to see a sweet production of "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at Western Oregon University. They open for a short run tonight. Their sweet show ends this weekend. There are few things that can touch the magic of Christmas with the magic of live theatre. To experience the magic… Continue reading Mixing the Magic of Christmas and Live Theatre – WOU It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 346

Today I am grateful that work went well, as did rehearsal. I am grateful that I got to see the final dress rehearsal at the local university of "It's A Wonderful Life - Radio Show." It really put me in the holiday spirit! Bring on the festivities! I am grateful for my morning that gave… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 346