Happy Friday! I am so thankful for all of your comments about what you're thankful/grateful for. Last night, as i was reading each of them, i was completely overwhelmed with such a positive feeling and wanted to reach through the computer screen and across distances to give each of you a big hug! The next best thing i could think of was to respond to each of you personally...which i started to do and was determined to keep up with, but then for some reason blogger stopped letting me leave replies!? So i apologize if you did not get a response from me. To make up for that, i'm going to be adding to the giveaway pile and instead of 7 lucky winners, i'll pick 17...this Sunday.
But back to your wonderful comments...they keep coming in! Thank you. If you haven't already, i urge you to go back and read through them. You won't be sorry and maybe you'll feel what i feel too. It's always an awakening moment to become aware of the many different things we are all dealing with and working through in our lives. Whether we find ourselves facing life changes, health issues, small achievements, milestones, inspiring paths, losses, new arrivals or simply accepting the way things are, i really think that if you stop somewhere in your day and find one thing to focus on and to be grateful for, you might just find another...and another, and maybe even another. It might sound idealistic, but it's not impossible. Good habits are easier to make than bad habits are to break, right? Choose to work on the good stuff (i have to remind myself of this often).
I am grateful that 17 years ago tomorrow i met my wonderful, loving husband (luck of the Irish!)
I am grateful for my family. When we get together, there is usually lots of laughter and i love that.
I am thankful that my aunt is celebrating her 6th year of survival of pancreatic cancer.
I am thankful to love what i do (almost) every day and for all the support and encouragement from YOU.
(see what happens? this could go on and on)
So i'll wrap it up by saying that i am sooooo thankful that we share our home with these two. We love them a lot, if you haven't noticed...
...but especially love them when they help put the groceries away...
...or help with the laundry.
Have a wonderful weekend and i'll see you back here on Sunday!