I am grateful for the space between thought.
I am grateful for cool mornings and warm afternoons.
I am grateful for fallen pine needles; the smell, the texture, and the sound under my feet.
I am grateful for solitude, and that it’s a choice.
I am grateful for the scent of my babies; No matter how tall they grow, I will never forget the sweet scent of their newborn skin.
I am grateful for my son, E’s ability to pull the simplicity of household objects into a beautiful display of creative expression.
I am grateful for my son, M’s extensive imagination; his ability to hold many worlds and lifetimes inside his mind, and play it out as though they were real.
I am grateful for both the passion and the silliness that is present in my marriage.
I am grateful for my husband’s ability to listen.
I am grateful for my mother’s beautiful art, and her courage to share it.
I am grateful that my Father instilled in me, a love for solitary walks in nature.
I am grateful to be born into a large family with a love that is larger than any difficulty we might face.
I am grateful for sight, sound, touch, light, dark, movement and words.
The feeling of gratitude is sublime. Call it to you. Embody the feeling for the most important aspects of your life, but also fill your heart with gratitude for all the little things, for they are magnificent also.