Thanksgiving Thoughts

Episode 231 · November 26th, 2022 · 35 mins 22 secs

About this Episode

It seems to be true for us as humans who sometimes struggle in our lives that identifying the good things in life--what you feel grateful for-- is a practice that leads to more contentment and joy. Thanskgiving in the United States is a traditional time to count one’s blessings and share time with family and friends. Today, Rebecca and Ross share a few things they are feeling gratitude for in their own lives and hope their conversation inspires listeners to think of what has been good in the past year for each of you.

Gratitude for family and friends top most people's lists of what inspires gratitude, but there are also many aspects of community and creativity that bring satisfaction and pleasure. For our artist listeners, the ability to work in the studio and to get the work out into the world are significant.

Ross and Rebecca would like to express their gratitude for all the followers of this podcast, both those who have been loyeal throughout the two breaks in production last year, and for new listeners. Thank you!

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What's new at Cold Wax Academy?
Rebecca and Jerry sre well into their Fall quarter of live, online sessions with a special focus this time on member participation, plus informative sessions on a variety of other topics. This month also marks the beginning of Cold Wax Academy's 3rd year of teaching sessions, meaning that the member library now has over 80 recordings and other instructional documents available for members. To access this wealth of information and to take part in upcoming live sessions, please visit the membership page at and sign up for one of the two levels of membership available.

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