One of the things that I took note of. on this twenty-fifth day of thirty days of gratitude, is that instead of trying to recount the people and things that I was grateful at the end of the day, I now notice them throughout the day. There is an inner dialogue among my heart, mind, and baby soul that gives thanks for things big (the health and well-being of my daughters) and small (a hot shower to start my day), and I find myself looking for the positive in challenging situations. This is foreign territory for a pessimistic optimist/optimistic pessimist, but I could definitely get used to this. These are three of the things that made me stop and give thanks today:
- Peaceful resolution. My day began with a tense situation outside of the day shelter for homeless men where I work that left me feeling rattled. Contrary…
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Thanks for keeping me on sacred – and grateful – ground with these wonderful, positive, thoughtful posts. Having a very difficult week emotionally and these are helping me immeasurably as I look forward to the next one each day 🙂
Holly, I am so sorry that this has been a difficult week for you, and I hope that you can find some peace and solace to end the week. So glad that these posts help, even in a small way. Be gentle with yourself, as you heal.