The Gratitude Attitude

It’s November already! Moments ago I was knee-deep in pumpkin carving (and snow in Northeast PA) and scouting for ghosts and goblins with my little ones. It’s amazing what yet one more day brings…a new month and a new season approaching. It’s time for Thanks Giving. This may sound funny, but I am actually thankful for the time we carve out (pun intended) annually for Thanks. For me, it’s a time of nesting and harvesting the fruits of labor. And, it doesn’t need to be November for us to be so mindful of what we appreciate in our lives. In fact, living in the ‘Gratitude Attitude’ leads to even more of the same. We truly deepen the ‘story’ we create for ourselves when we seek evidence to support it. It is up to us to decide how we want to be and feel about the circumstances in our lives. When
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Lessons From The Pumpkin Vine…

I am a lover of all things fall. I adore the cooler temperatures, the changing color of the leaves, football madness and of course the harvest of the fruits of labor. I am also an amateur pumpkin farmer. I enjoy everything about the growing of pumpkins and really appreciate the process that they go through. Now while all the usual elements are at play, such as seed selection, soil, placement, water, nutrients and pest-control, what I enjoy the most about pumpkins is the vine process. These things were built to survive and to never give up! The cork-screwing appendages grab on to blades of grass to ensure they are fully planted on solid ground. When running a straight path towards the sun, and happen to encounter an obstacle such as a boulder, they seem to create a “hand” of sorts as if they are bracing against it to keep going
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