My Hallmark Christmas Story, V22, #23

My Hallmark Christmas Story, V22, #23

My Hallmark Christmas Story By Leslie Sann Will you be my neighbor? ~ Fred Rogers My girlfriend and I spent the week at a retreat and are returning home. She is traveling to Canada, and I am flying back to Chicago. We’re going on different airlines. It’s a small...
Putting Words on Your Gratitude, V22, #21

Putting Words on Your Gratitude, V22, #21

Putting Words on your Gratitude By Leslie Sann Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is likewrapping a present and not giving it. ~ William Arthur Ward There is a way to say thank you that goes beyond the words, thank you. Gratitude is a way to celebrate how the...
Chocolate Pear Torte, V22, #16

Chocolate Pear Torte, V22, #16

Chocolate Pear Torte by Leslie Sann You cannot give what you do not have. A while ago I was traveling the hillside towns of Tuscany, Italy, which I adore for many reasons. I love the pace of life there. Food is amazing. There is an aliveness and a zest for beauty and...
Causeless Joy, V22, #13

Causeless Joy, V22, #13

Causeless Joy by Leslie Sann Joy is not the absence of suffering but the presence of God. ~ Unknown Do me a favor. Look at your left hand, just take a moment and move your eyes from the screen and bring your attention to your left hand for a few seconds. Thanks....
Gratitude is a Choice, V22, #03

Gratitude is a Choice, V22, #03

Gratitude is a Choice by Leslie Sann If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul. ~ Rabbi Harold Kushner One night I had a vivid dream...
Heaven or Hell, V22, #02

Heaven or Hell, V22, #02

Heaven or Hell by Leslie Sann You can make hell out of heaven and heaven out of hell. It’s all in the mind. ~ John Milton A client called me, despondent because her brother is extremely ill with cancer. While sharing her upset she told me that she wanted to give...