Echols: ‘How gratitude buoys the spirit and cheers the mind’

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: November 12, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: November 12, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Candace Echols
Special to The Daily Memphian

Candace Echols

Candace Echols is a Midtown resident, wife, and mother of five. A regular contributor to The Daily Memphian, she is a freelance writer who also recently published her first book, the children’s book “Josephine and the Quarantine.” 

“When my friend hoists me out of the dumps by pointing out my many blessings, what she’s really doing is pointing me to the Giver of all good gifts. She’s reminding me that I came into this world empty-handed and I will leave the same way.”


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