Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 191 - This is the perfect quote for this week. This week, tomorrow in fact, a group of awesome kids graduate high school. I am grateful I had the opportunity to coach, teach, offer a shoulder, listen to, laugh with, create with, experience, build, and grow with. We have had some great experiences together. This small group… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 191 Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 160 - I am grateful for the Sabbath and how it rejuvenates my soul. I am grateful for a chance to focus on the Savior. I am grateful that Lilli helped out around the house today, and so did Kimber and the kids. I am thankful for scripture study. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 156 - Today… today I am grateful for my approaching bedtime. I am grateful smiling teens. I am grateful for the Savior. I am grateful for smiling gran kids and their hugs. I am grateful for good friends. I am thankful for sunny days… and porch swings. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 154 - Today I am grateful for employment I enjoy. I really do enjoy teaching my students – at school and in vocal lessons. Today i am grateful for a good family scripture study discussion. Today I am grateful for my husband who helped make dinner while I was finishing teaching. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 145 - Today I am grateful for the sacrifice of my Savior, Jesus Christ. I am grateful for for the love, compassion, healing, forgiveness, grace, knowledge, life, light, peace, example, leadership, enlightenment, power, testimony, path, and friendship He offers me. This Easter My love for Him has grown. My experience this past week, as I prepared myself… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 145 Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 125 - I am grateful that Lilli comes home tonight! I’ve missed that kid! I had a great Sabbath day… scripture reading, the hot tub with the grand kids, and yummy food… and church was good too. My kids who have been traveling all traveled safely… Lilli from Seattle and chad coming back to Utah from Michigan. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 118 - I am thankful for the Sabbath. I am thankful we got to witness the blessing of Tatum and Kaiden with McKay and Myles. I am grateful for a down day. I am grateful for good food… although I really should not have eaten some of the things I ate today. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 115 - I think the people who have made the biggest difference in my life have got to be my family members… my parents, my husband, my children and my grand children. Thanks guys for shaping me into the person I am today. LOL. It’s your fault. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 101 and Day 102 - It’s been a couple of good days. I am grateful that I have had the opportunity to study the scriptures. I am grateful for a home cooked meal of lentils and veggies. I am grateful for a quiet, stress free evening. I am grateful for a few sunny days. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 99 - Opening night went well! I am super proud of those kids. I am grateful that I get to share my love of theatre with my last kid. I am grateful that my kid has good friends. I am grateful that we have been fairly successful in getting in family scripture and family prayer each day. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 83 - So grateful for the people in my life. Thankful for my testimony of Jesus Christ and for my growing knowledge of Him. Today I am thankful people being willing to be flexible. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 77 - Again… I missed clicking publish enough times. LOL. Today I am grateful that my late work day ended earlier than I expected. Today I am grateful for a good chat with my teen. Today I am grateful for baby hugs. Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 70 - I am grateful for how rehearsal went this afternoon. I really think we made some great progress! I am grateful that John made me veggies when I had to run back to the school this evening. I am grateful that Lilli is feeling better and better each day.
Gratitude makes room for hope… real hope. It fans the fire of hope and keeps the fire of joy and laughter alive, warming the soul.
Gratitude is the light that allows us to see in an ever darkening world.
So, join me! Let’s be thankful to God for 365 day in a row. Join me in thanking God when the sun shines down on us and when we find ourselves weathering the storms of life. Let us thank Him for all His goodness in the good times and in the hard times. Let’s thank Him when He strengthens us and when He restores peace. Join me for the next year as I ponder on all of His goodness, tender mercies and blessing – large and small – that He showers on our lives each day.