Roses have thorn but we are grateful that thorns have roses. Focusing on gratitude changes how we see the world. Gratitude is the antidote to negative emotions, and a reminder not to take things for granted.
Not all women have hearts filled with compassion. Not all men lack compassion. But throughout history, it's been women across all cultures who have attended to the human side. Our roles have always been closer to nature, caring for newborns, planting gardens, and brewing concoctions. Women are the givers and caretakers of what makes life worth living.
Famous women, Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Sarah Jessica Parker, have revealed in interviews that knitting made them feel productive and calm. The rest of us, those never interviewed, agree. For me, knitting is like writing, an act of discovery.
And photo of a man’s face in the newspaper confirmed his guilt. Seriously, I didn’t even have to read what happened. The article’s heading had something to do with kidnapping a child.