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20 Reasons Why Gratitude is the Best Christmas Gift

Published on December 18, 2017 By JoanK

  Thankfulness –  Gratitude – Appreciation 3 words that shape lives.  We use them frequently during this Christmas/Holiday season:  “Thanks for the gift”, “I appreciate your help”, “I am grateful for your presence here tonight”.  These words and ways of “being” are exceptional tools for creating the life we intended! How do we fully experience their […]

Creating ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’

Published on December 8, 2017 By JoanK

 It’s all in the eye of the beholder, isn’t it?  What is wonderful to one person may be perceived as a disaster to another.  One person may see Christmas as something dreadful to endure and the person next to them may experience it as a season of love, peace and magic. The beauty of […]

Creating ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ – a How-To Guide

Published on December 19, 2016 By JoanK

It’s all in the eye of the beholder, isn’t it?  What is wonderful to one person may be perceived as a disaster to another.  One person may see Christmas as something dreadful to endure and the person next to them may experience it as a season of love, peace and magic. The gift offered to […]

How To Experience Your Best Holiday Season Yet!

Published on December 5, 2014 By JoanK

This season, throw out the anxiousness of your ‘to do’ lists and ‘have to’s!  Eliminate the dreadful feeling of putting up with people you feel obligated to see or events you don’t want to attend.  Let go of the worrisome thought that ‘I don’t have enough money’ or ‘nobody cares about me’.  Reject whatever is […]

The ‘To-Do’ List Takeover

Published on December 18, 2013 By JoanK

I felt it coming.  Sweeping into my life, predictably showing up 5-10 days before Christmas, the annual Christmas ‘To-Do’ list takeover.  Through the years it has become an expert in overwhelming my thoughts, actions, feelings, schedule and everything else connected with the last two weeks of December.  I become a robot, transfixed with checking off […]

One More Circle Round the Sun

Published on January 1, 2013 By JoanK

Sending you New Year blessings from “Come to the Edge Today”!  This year, let us  leap and soar in the experience of Who we really are!  Let us revel in the gift of L-I-F-E as we take ‘One More Circle Round the Sun’.   One More Circle Lyrics We have been weighed down by sadness like a stone And […]

Breath of Heaven

Published on December 20, 2012 By JoanK

    I wrote this reflection last Christmas.  The journey, trust and faith of Mary and Joseph give me hope and courage this season as we embrace the families of Connecticut……. ________________________________________________________ Our lives have changed since celebrating Christmas last year.  Are you asking yourself and asking God, “What do I do?  How am I […]