Archive for the 'Gratitude' Category

The hits just keep on comin’!

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

When I got home tonight, there’s a letter from the Office of the Mayor. Huh? The letter inside reads,Dear Bruce: It is my distinct pleasure to share that you have been selected as the recipient of the Meritorious Service Award as part of the 2016 City Employee Recognition Program. You were nominated for the prestigious […]


Thursday, November 25th, 2010

I try to work on gratitude every day. It’s a goal—I don’t always succeed. But as in much of life, it’s the journey, not the destination, that matters most. Decades ago, my family started celebrating Thanksgiving on the Sunday before the actual holiday. This meant my mother didn’t have to compete with three families of […]

Having faith

Friday, May 14th, 2004

In March when I sent the last $500 of my savings off to a collection agency so that RoadRunner could be turned on in the new apartment, I worried about money for a bit. Then I decided that was foolish. Since re-establishing my spirituality early in recovery, I’ve learned The Universe provides what I need […]