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Thanksgiving

We are in the midst of Canadian Thanksgiving weekend and honouring Sabbath holds more meaning although maybe it should not. What if I were grateful and thankful each day-each moment?

Gratitude and thankfulness

Celebrate each moment

Turn to beloved others

Hold tight

Recognize worth

Share sacred

Moment by moment

Recognize extraordinary

Revealed in ordinary

What I take for granted

It is there

In each moment.

The rich bounty

Feel blessed.

That is Kathy standing on a rock right above Rearguard Falls on the Fraser River in Mount Robson Provincial Park. Two things I am grateful for.

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and spent the last 14 years teaching in an incrediable hybrid school setting. My dissertation topic and research were how teachers experience becoming who teachers, as human subjects. For me, teaching is a calling and vocation that allows me to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what will call me. We have begun a small consulting and leadership firm called Rocky River Leadership & Consulting Ltd.

5 responses »

  1. If we could recognize the extraordinary in the midst of the ordinary – that may be the essence of giving thanks moment by moment. Happy Thanksgiving, Ivon!

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  2. Happy Thanksgiving Ivon! I truly enjoy your blog and have nominated it for an award! Please see the details at http://tinylessonsblog.com/2012/10/07/appreciation-in-multitude/. Take care Tiny

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  3. Happy Thanksgiving to you! It is so easy for me to get caught up in distracting things, or feel overwhelmed. I enjoyed reading your words they are definitely a great reminder to give thanks and remember what is important in life.

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