|Seriously, what's up with all the mushrooms in my garden beds? They still make for a great photo.|
"Let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think." - (Romans 12:2)Your eyes are awake today. You are reading this blog. In those simple statements there are at least two declarations of gratitude, maybe even three, or more if you dig a little deeper? I began my Gratitude Journal several months ago and if you'd like to learn more about the details, click here. Maybe you're a devoted reader or maybe you stumbled upon this blog by sheer accident? Either way, you are here, reading this right now, for a reason. Even if you take a moment to merely think about a few reasons to be grateful, you have taken the first step in changing the way you think.
"Becoming the best version of yourself, then, rests on one simple directive: Think great thoughts! People who live great lives are people who habitually think great thoughts. " - John Ortberg from The Me I Want to Be: becoming God's best version of you86. I am grateful for weekends with no obligations, no place to go, nowhere to be.
87. I am grateful for gentle nudges from above showing me my next steps.
88. I am grateful my son still wants to do silly crafts with me.
89. I am grateful I never threw out the glider from the nursery after it was no longer needed. It may not be a fashionable piece of furniture in the loft but, man, is it comfortable. Nothing beats its smooth, effortless back and forth motions as I type this post.
90. I am grateful for my neighbor's kindness as hubby and I raked the leaves. I borrowed a pretty nifty human-powered leaf sweeper - brilliant design and fun to use.
Are you guilty of 'stinking thinking'?