Well it is time again to be grateful for what we have. There are so many people in the world who are happy, living life simply because they are alive.
So on that note I challenge you today to think about all the things that you have to be grateful for.
For the beauty that is!
I will start a list and you can keep going with it.
I am grateful for the sunrise that changes the sky from blue to pink.
I am grateful for the Cockatoos who know what time the sun is up so that they too can honour the sun.
For things that endure!
I am grateful for color that gives life to so many things, including flowers, grass, birds, cars, clothing and rainbows.
I am grateful for the hands that I have on my body that allow me to type these words so you can ready them.
I am grateful for my eyes that see so that I may spell everything correctly, and see the page, the computer, my desk and out the window where lots of lovely green plants grow.
I am thankful and grateful for space heaters that keep my feet warm while I sit at my computer in the coldest room in the house.
For light and reflection!
I am grateful for being alive.
I am grateful for my cat who knows when I need a hug and a cuddle.
I am grateful for the diversity of animal life we have in this world. Their beauty and uniqueness is awe inspiring.
I am grateful for my health and I am grateful that I can just stand up from my computer and go outside and go for a walk.
I am grateful for electricity so that I may plug in my computer, my space heater, and turn the light on when I need it.
For patterned ties!
I am grateful for all the gemstones I have collected that sit on my window ledge, reflecting light to me.
I am grateful for the sky that gives me cause to pause and look up and into and wonder if my children are also looking into the sky from where they are.
I am grateful for copper bracelets worn on my wrist that somehow keep the pain of the osteoarthritis in my fingers at bay.
For a whole box full of color!
I am grateful for the groceries that live in my fridge. I am grateful for the supermarket that I can go to for those groceries. I am grateful for everyone from the cashiers, to the stock boys, to the truck drivers, to the people who grow everything all who make my life easier by being there with all that they do.
I am grateful for all of you, who read my articles and then spread the word about what you are grateful for.
I am grateful for the love in the world that keeps us all loving each other, even though we don't know each other.