I’ve decided to participate in Taryn’s Gratitude Sundays tradition and have been looking forward to it for most of the day!
G r a t i t u d e * S u n d a y
Sunday’s heartfelt tradition. A time to slow down, to reflect, to be grateful.
A list of gratitude.
This week I have appreciated:
The library. I love placing holds on-line and then the luxury receiving an email telling me my books have been pulled from the shelves and are ready for pick-up. I appreciate this service and it feels like a gift every time.
My new favorite tea. Fresh ginger root with a pinch of turmeric.
Progress. As you know, I haven’t been doing very well on the health front and am still anemic so on those days that I have enough energy to leave the house or even do some laundry I am grateful. I am seeing a specialist in diabetic endocrinology next month. I called to see if they could see me sooner than my late September appointment and they were able schedule it for two weeks earlier than planned!
More progress. I want to post about my wonderful health coach Meg, but feel like I need to wait just a little bit. However, every day I am grateful for her wisdom and her encouragement. She’s helping to prepare my body for big time healing and I can already see and feel changes. More on her soon.
Having a partner who is providing for us/time to heal. Since I became ill I have not been able to contribute much art income to our family. appreciate the fact that Mark’s hard work provides income and health insurance. I know his job isn’t easy, but I admire him so much for his dedication to it. I remember my own days with a boss and co-workers, the dread of calling in sick, feeling obligated to make-up time and having to explain to my boss why I was out. Sometimes I feel guilty because I no longer have to deal with that and so many people do or wish they had a job, but for now I just appreciate it so much. Even if I don’t feel well, I can frequently be heard saying, “I have the life.”.
Selkie. I love that dog so much it makes me cry just to think of it!
Cucumbers. My friend Janet gifted us with cucumbers from her garden. They were so good and so alive with healing life-force!
My blender. It isn’t fancy and is 19 years old, but it blends greens and frozen berries into the creamiest smoothies ever.
This idea. Brilliant and I love jewelry in bowls and dishes anyway. I found her on Pinterest.
Sheets. I love clean crisp white sheets. They make my whole night!
Memory. It’s been awhile, but sometimes I forget I am an experienced aromatherapist. I’ve needed my oils lately and love that all the knowledge is still there. I also want to give a shout out to Rosemary Gladstar one of my favorite herbalists and when I forget what I know about herbs, her books remind me.
If you have a blog and are inspired to make a gratitude list of your own, please link to Taryn’s blog so that everyone can share….if you don’t have a blog feel free to leave a list in the comments here.