|Posted by Whitney Neal on September 11, 2014 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
Like many, I vividly remember the morning of September 11, 2001. The uncertainty, shock, fear, anger, doubt - all of the emotions that raged through our hearts and minds. Since then, the world has changed and we have changed. Events that shape generations tend to do that - but what I remember most is how in our darkest moments - when we didn't know who, or why, we just knew that someone else needed our help - the beauty...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Whitney Neal on June 14, 2012 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
As a guest blogger, I would like to take this opportunity to offer thanks to my new friends in the Texas Tea Party movement. Though I ha...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Whitney Neal on May 28, 2012 at 9:05 AM||comments (1)|
"We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude." -Cynthia Ozick
How do you express your gratitude? Is it with a note? A hug? Uttering the words "thank you" with a smile? Are we fully able, as a society, to express gratitude in the sincerest of ways? I often wonder if the people I am most thankful for truly understand the level of gratitu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Whitney Neal on May 17, 2012 at 4:50 PM||comments (0)|
Life presents us with rare opportunities in which a person, a story, has a deep impact on our lives. I am so thankful for the gift of Randy Pausch and his book The Last Lecture.
My first exposure to Randy was not long before he passed - I saw him on 20/20 and on Oprah, a vivacious man riddled with tumors and yet full of a spirit that could not be dimmed by the disease ravaging his body. His love of life, and ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Whitney Neal on May 17, 2012 at 4:35 PM||comments (0)|
For today's post, short and sweet, I ask you to visit the Wounded Warrior Project .... listen to their stories ... and join me in donating. The purpose of the Wounded Warrior Project is:
- To raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members.
- To help injured service members aid and assist each other.
- To provide unique, direct programs and services to meet ...
|Posted by Whitney Neal on March 22, 2012 at 9:15 PM||comments (1)|
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has." - Epictetus
Why did I select Thankful Thursday as a weekly topic for my blog? Gratitude is a gift.
My parents did an amazing job providing me with a childhood that allowed me to enjoy life but also be extremely grateful for the little things. We didn't have a lot growing up - my father was in the Air Force and we had enough to live happily as ...Read Full Post »