Posts Tagged ‘counting my blessings’

Happiness Highlights: Bittersweet Blessings

tristan and courtney

Every Monday, I start my week by highlighting what made me happy from the previous week, because I believe we multiply what we focus on, and that gratitude is the first step in learning how to be happier. This post is supposed to be about happiness, about the things from last week for which I […]


Why It Is NOT Better to Give than Receive

giving and receiving

When you start questioning Bible verses, you know you’re in trouble. And yet, I am questioning the wisdom of a well-known bit of scripture: It is better to give than to receive. Over the last few weeks, and with a little trepidation about errant lightning bolts, I’ve decided I disagree. It seems to me that […]