Did a ton of sitting, researching, and typing today... I am grateful for the little things I read for my gospel study today. I am grateful that Lilli helped me with me lesson prep project. I am grateful that I tried a vegetarian stuffed cabbage and it was AMAZING! I am grateful that so far,… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 503
There have been many things to be thankful for today.... family... jobs... sugar free peanut butter cookies... baby chicken peeps... daffodils... smiling faces... technology that helps all to connect. The thing is, most people are upset because of things "lost" due to this world wide shut down. I get that. It is scary for many… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 502
Today has been a good day. I am grateful old dogs can learn new tricks... and I'm grateful for the people who helped me walk through the hoops to learn them. I am grateful that I got a lot of things accomplished today... 20 minutes on the exercise bike... 6 hours of learning Google Classroom… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 501
Sorry it's been a couple days since I posted last. I was having trouble with technology... then I haven't been feeling too well on top of that. don't panic. I am grateful I do not have the symptoms of the current plague. I do have a headache brought on by sinuses that are abundantly full… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 497, 498, 499, and 500
My daughters are attempting to help me start a gratitude movement on popular social media. I just feel strongly that it is important to see the good... even if life is not the same as it was one month ago. I feel strongly that gratitude heals the soul. Gratitude is a weapon against fear and… Continue reading Developing and Attitude of Gratitude – Day 496
Man... with this quarantine stuff the days blend together and I am getting the sense of what "retirement" might be like. With John home I don't know what to do. He is always in the office working and It's hard to do my usual M.O. if I put in headphones I don't know he is… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Days 492, 493, and 494
Funny how a country wide shut down facilitates a "letting go..." Today I am grateful for the study time I got. Today I am grateful for my family's safety. Today I am grateful that John helped me to plant some things in the garden. I sure hope they grow. Today I am grateful for the… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 491
My study has led me to much self examination and contemplation. I can see how many of us, including myself, are caught in "self-righteous" behavior with "accusing hearts." Problem arise when we fail to truly live gospel principles. We may not be able to control the events in the world around us not the people were associate with, but we can focus on the intents of our own hearts. Our problems are primarily spiritual and God is clearly trying to get our attention.
I am grateful for our mandatory "down time." I really have used the time to clean up my house and my life. Yesterday was "home-centered" church. It was awesome! Got to play with grand kids including a fire on the back porch, a blue tape race track and hop scotch, and hamburgers. Life is good.
Some how I missed yesterday. Today was a good day. I am grateful that Lilli helped me and we were able to clean the whole house... with bleach. Whatever the germ is, we are ready. I am grateful that John helped me take stuff out of the back of my truck and did a grocery… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 485 and 486