Being thankful

Today is Thanksgiving Day 2016. It is sometimes very difficult to give thanks when things seem to be going all wrong in our lives. We all have felt at times distressed, fearful, lonely, bewildered, misdirected, abandoned, not cared for, lacking faith. But thanksgiving for what we DO have, gratitude for what we HAVE received, and specifically focusing on what …

Try not speaking for a day!

As anyone who has studied a language other than their mother-tongue knows, learning to hear and speak a language is easier than attempting to understand its grammar from a textbook or memorizing  long vocabulary lists. You and I learned to speak our mother-language long before we learned to read or write or study grammar. I …