I hear that gratitude is key to well-being. I hear that it helps with sleep, good heart health, etc. More reasons to keep going with this grateful exercise. Today I am thankful for the Book of Mormon. I am finishing up reading it. I took the prophets challenge to read it before years end. I… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 39
Things I am grateful for today... ... a good couple hours of Lilli. ... clean sheets. ... the Sabbath is tomorrow. ... a quiet evening at home. ... a phone call from a friend. .. warm tea on a cold evening.
I have no idea why I didn't blog yesterday. I was busy doing stuff and the day got away from me. I started the day not able to find my keys. After awhile I found them and headed off to my daughter's house to help out for a couple of hours. Oh, I did fix… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 36 and Day 37
Yesterday, Christmas Day, I focused on family. I didn't want to distract myself with blogging. I really appreciated spending time with them and talking to family on the phone. Today I am thankful for others who are "there" for me. I am grateful for family... my parents and siblings. They are always there for each… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 34 and Day 35
I saw this on Facebook today and it seemed appropriate. Today was a busy day getting ready for family things and Christmas. Per tradition, I fell short. But I have decided the thought and the effort counts. Today, while I was at Walmart getting stocking stuffers, I cheerfully greeted the checkout clerk and thanked her… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 33
I have attempted, within the bounds of my crazy busy schedule, to live by these thoughts throughout this Christmas season. I am thankful for the courage God grants me to keep friendships real and the courage He grants me to admit when I am in the wrong and to mend relationships that are bad. I… Continue reading Developing the Attitude of Gratitude – Day 32
Today I had/received two gifts that were not about things... they were about giving and memories. Today I am thankful for Lilli and her friend Ethan that gave up sleeping in to help unload the truck at McKay's new house and who unpacked box after box at McKay's new house. It is not often that… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 31
Today was a long day, but in a good way. Today I taught a voice lesson. I tried something new and it really did help the student match pitch. I am grateful for little ideas and inspiration. Today I got Lilli and Ethan to help me, and we loaded up McKay and Myles' stuff and… Continue reading Developing and Attitude of Gratitude – Day 30
Boy! My life! I am looking forward to Christmas break. One more day of work before I can rest! Today I am grateful for the massage I treated myself too. Today I am grateful for delivery... or I may not have eaten today. Today I am grateful Tylenol.
Having an attitude of gratitude is having the mindset that God is intertwined with the intimate details of our lives. I am realizing that it is more than being grateful for what happens. It is truly appreciating the fact that God has worked out a blessed plan of happiness. I am grateful for this plan.… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 27