Eucharisteo: to be grateful, to feel thankful, to give thanks
I don’t know about you, but most days, I don’t feel all that thankful. Sometimes I simply don’t want to feel thankful.
So I write them down.
And count them one by one.
221. Charles Dickens stories
222. rose colored pillows
223. core workouts
224. roasted brussel sprouts with bacon
225. thrift store dresser, ready for a make-over
226. top hats
227. wonderful ideas that seem to bloom out of nowhere
228. grandfather clocks
229. brightly plumed parrots
231. tiny voices around the corner calling, “Mommy!”
232. how a two year old can turn your legs into a jungle gym
233. new mirrors
234. tiny red buds, just waiting to burst into green
235. tree trunks, black and slick with rain
236. front yards heavy with clover
237. the click of the heater turning on
238. headphones that fit just right
239. lists of schoolbooks
240. woven baskets, rough and beautiful
241. pom pom bedskirts
242. explaining to your husband what a bedskirt is
243. pale blue morning skies
244. allergy medicine
245. booking flights to visit a dear friend
246. vibrant purple blossoms flecked here and there among bright green
248. WWII history
What are you thankful for today?