This week’s Gratitude Sunday…

Quotes on Gratitude

“Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.” — Abdul Baha

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls” — Aesop

“The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.” — Epictetus

Gratitude list for the week ending April 2

  1. The night before our last day of skiing for the season, the weather gods saw fit to drop a foot of snow on the ground.
  2. Eating the best Shepherd’s Pie I’ve had outside of the U.K. at an Irish Pub in Dillon, CO.
  3. Dinner out with Phil
  4. The kids playing in the mud, building fairy houses, and romping outside.

    Signs of Spring

  5. Hyacinths in bloom
  6. The smell of brownies baking in the oven
  7. Eating said brownies
  8. Running outdoors in shorts and short-sleeves
  9. Finding out I will have a poem published (and get paid for it!)
  10. Watching PBS specials on Pompeii and Herculaneum with the kids and getting excited for our trip to Italy

What are you grateful this week?

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  2. Congratulations on having a poem published! To find out during National Poetry Month is especially heartwarming.

  3. Shelley Moore Thomas

    I am grateful it is finally spring break here!

    and for potatoes au gratin.


  4. How fun that you’ll have a poem published AND get paid for it! That’s wonderful news. 🙂

  5. Congrats on getting a poem published and those brownies sound yummy!

  6. Congrats on having the poem published!

  7. Congrats on the poem!! 🙂

    And, now I want Shepherds Pie…and BROWNIES! (brownies last half a day in this house. I’ts like a fight between a bunch of runts of litters to get that last one)

    Happy weekend!

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