Finding Gratitude

gratitude, food for thought

One of my favorite things in the world is to get a gift for no reason. No birthday, no holiday, just because someone was thinking of me. It can be as simple as a bag of M&M’s or a card in the mail. I have a favorite T-shirt that Matt sent me, he was at a concert, saw it, and thought of me. Imagine, a 31-year-old at a concert and he thinks of his mom. It warms my heart. It reads, “Make America Grateful Again”, with a Grateful Dead logo. I love this shirt, I love the saying, and I love that it’s from Matt. Continue reading Finding Gratitude

I Asked AI to Write About Kindness

hugs of kindness

I’ve been playing around with AI (Artificial Intelligence) trying to understand how it works and seeing if it can be useful, so I asked it to write about kindness.  I was blown away by what it wrote.  Absolutely perfect in every sense.  This is what I asked it to write:  Please generate a 3-4 paragraph kindness article in the style of Matts Kindness Ripples On with the following title, “Why Kindness Matters”. Continue reading I Asked AI to Write About Kindness

Confused About LGBTQ Terms? Me Too

 

Rainbow Flag - Love Wins

I’ve been confused as to what exactly transgender, nonbinary, queer, cisgender, etc means as I know so many of you are too. When I read about the unprecedented wave of anti-trans legislation across America (400+ anti-trans bills last year), I knew it was coming from a wave of hate and fear. The lack of understanding combined with the misinformation from people trying to turn this into a political issue is creating real damage to our communities and people everywhere.  Continue reading Confused About LGBTQ Terms? Me Too

Cassandra Speaks

Cassandra Speaks by Elizabeth Lesser

I just finished reading a wonderful book, called “Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes” by Elizabeth Lesser. It’s a thought-provoking book that explores the power of storytelling and the values they perpetuate and talks about how women’s voices have been silenced throughout history. This book is about what happens when women are the storytellers too, “when we become the protagonists in the tales we tell about what it means to be human.” Continue reading Cassandra Speaks