Gratitude Monday

I spent the weekend on the road: sitting in the car, sitting in the pee-wee football stands, sitting in a hotel.  I had a lovely getaway. And, I’m so happy to be back home again.  Here’s my list in no particular order:

[icon name=”heart” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]  Cuddly cat sisters.  It really is nice to have a companion who sits on my lap while I stroke her.  When they come in pairs, it’s just that much nicer.

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[icon name=”heart” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]   Yoga.  I mad today’s intention gratitude.  Along with several things that popped up, was the very practice.  Plus, my muscles shouted out, “too much sitting” in a way they rarely do.

[icon name=”heart” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]   Children with good manners.   I ran into some people who lacked manners this weekend. Perhaps that highlighted that I take it for granted the consistency “please and thank you,” spontaneous sharing, and empathy that surrounds me. It’s taught, it’s reinforced, it’s modeled until it becomes second nature. This banner in my grandson’s school reminds me how it needs to be reinforced everywhere.internet manners - 1

[icon name=”heart” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]  The value of truth instilled early and defended without hesitation.

[icon name=”heart” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]  Unspoken needs recognized and filled. For me that person who consistently does that is Loved-One. Part of it is his nature, part of it is years together, and another big part is comes from the nature of true love.

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Another day of mild weather and sunshine.  I just may get my canna lilies dug up and stored for the winter.

[icon name=”heart” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]  New friends.  You challenge me, you support me, you make me think in new ways. You know who you are. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

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