A young friend who is battling cancer introduced me to deep, meaningful gratitude. The kind of true appreciation for all that you have when it seems like life just might not be going as you planned.
She asked her friends to openly express gratitude every day for ten days, which I did. Many of my declarations related to what I learn through Leadership Montana:
These and other lessons are firmly in my toolbox for when I need to actively practice being a better wife, mother, friend, and citizen. As a result for that, and for all of you who choose to be a part of this community, I am grateful.