I have been told I should yield To the ordinary Settle down Settle in, I considered it Once, But then again I have too much Difficulty With those like Them. I am too Different, Too loud, Too much To bridle Who I am, I bring Creativity In order Wherever I am. Life is Love, To inspire, Encourage, Bring Wanderers To be found. I am unable To slow down, Time goes too Fast to let it Pass without Living it sound Aloud.
It is fantastic to set aside a day annually for giving thanks, and we should. However, there is so much more meaning to be gained from an attitude of gratitude in the midst of ordinary days. We live by grace, everything flowing to us freely. Much of what happens and what we have, we did not plan.
The parking space that opens up on a day when walking hurts. The child arrived after a long period of waiting. The place where home is found. The friends who love despite the flaws. The technology that eases each day. The books that let us travel away. The pets that bring smiles and laughter.
All these and so many blessings enhance living, gratitude journals are a wonderful practice to indulge in thankfulness. What they give us is mindfulness of how full our lives are. Maybe it raises the spirits and keeps complaints at bay.
Try to take at least a few moments to recognize your extraordinary life every week. When you know what you have you may find yourself more content.
Life is a bountiful adventure abundant in every way. I hope you find reasons for gratitude all along the pathway.
I am thankful: 1. I have been waking earlier. 2. I am enjoying my corded keyboard and mouse. 3. I have recently finished several books. 4. I created art this morning. 5. I appreciate that I have a home.
Prompt Think about your life and the human condition and pick an instance that appeals from which to create a written or artistic work.
“Do you mean These words that You say?” ‘Heavenly Day’ “Well, yeah In a way, I mean it Can or cannot Be.” “Then why?” “Because God Is near, Always here, Watching over Wills and ways; He pitches in To help me Carry on When I fall Off to the side, He abides.” “How do you Know He cares?” “The Bible Says so, And I have Experienced It happening so, I believe, It is the truth In which I grow.”