Gratitude List 25/06/2019

Gratitude List 25/06/2019

Today I am grateful to hear the sound of the rain hitting the window. It’s very tranquil.

Today I am grateful to be surrounded by life. So much of what is around me is alive like I am.

Today I am grateful I feel a part of the life around me. I can connect to it and tap in to its power.

Today I am grateful for how my outlook upon has changed, is continuing to change.

Today I am grateful I can learn from my past, make the most of the present and have hope for the future.

Today I am grateful that my conscious contact with God as I understand Him is improving. Something magical is happening.

Today I am grateful I am surrendering to His will. This thought process has made it easier to do the right thing.

Today I am grateful for the plans I have made for today. Thinking of others is my motto.

Today I am grateful my daughter has been given her first phone – she’s better at answering it than my son, that’s for sure.

Today I am grateful for how at peace I feel.

The rain can add to the beauty.

An audio clip of the sounds I can here right now.

Gratitude List 27/05/2019: Mindfulness

Gratitude List 27/05/2019

As I sat in the garden I practiced some mindful meditation – focusing on what I can feel, hear, see and smell.

Today I am grateful for the clouds above, ever reminding me of the planet I am sitting on.

Today I am grateful for glimpses of sun that bring warmth to my skin.

Today I am grateful for the sound of the birds singing and the flapping of their wings.

Today I am grateful for the sparrows who seem to be doing a little dance in the plant covered floor.

Today I am grateful for the sound of buzzing bees feeding off the Fairy Glove’s pollen.

Today I am grateful for the feeling of my feet on the ground, connecting with the earth.

Today I am grateful for the fresh air going through my nose and down to my lungs.

Today I am grateful for the smell of the freshly washed washing on the line.

Today I am grateful for my aching body after a second session at the gym.

Today I am grateful for the serenity in my heart and mind.

Today I am grateful I remembered to take the food out of the oven!!!!

Gratitude List 12/05/2019: Myddleton House again…

Gratitude List 12/05/2019

Today I am grateful for Myddleton House again…

Today I am grateful for the fragrance

Today I am grateful for colour

Today I am grateful for the pink

Today I am grateful for the vibrancy

Today I am grateful for the peace

Today I am grateful for the tranquility

Today I am grateful for the life

Today I am grateful for the exotic

Today I am grateful for the peculiar

Today I am grateful for the shared interest

Gratitude List 02/04/2019: Life

Gratitude List 02/04/2019

Today I am grateful for the life that surrounds me. Not forgetting life is a miracle, I look around and its everywhere!

Today I am grateful for the blue skies and warming sun – albeit glimpses! Together they seem to make London a happier place.

Today I am grateful that when I close my eyes and reflect, my thoughts are currently happy and serene.

Today I am grateful to relax and watch the world go by, being mindful of what I can see, smell, hear and feel.

Today I am grateful I am not running away from my responsibilities. I am not escaping reality.

Today I am grateful to walk down the road with no rush or haste in my step. I’m at ease. It’s bliss.

Today I am grateful the song I’m listening to reminds me of Mont Roig, Catalunya. A special place for so many reasons.

Today I am grateful for the smile on my face, the peace in my mind and the love in my heart. I’ve experienced losing all three.

Today I am grateful for my girlfriend’s head resting on my shoulder.

Today I am grateful I am enjoying life.

Gratitude List 06/03/2019: Up before the birds

Gratitude List 06/03/2019

A days gratitude

Today I am grateful for the peaceful start to my day. I was up before the birds but I enjoyed the silence around me.

Today I am grateful for my morning prayers and gratitude. For setting me off on the right foot and in the right direction.

Today I am grateful I was ready for the day. I was prepared. I was focused. I had a plan.

Today I am grateful for spending time with a calm colleague. Others can test my tolerance.

Today I am grateful for those others… When I’m with them, I get to practice my tolerance, consideration, acceptance and most importantly – I get to practice seeing the good in people.

Today I am grateful for a successful day at work. In differing ways my job can challenge me. Today we did good and I feel good about it.

Today I am grateful for my commute back home. My commute is three times as long now but it allows me to get some things done. It’s a good time for reflection.

Today I am grateful I can watch football without losing control. If we win I’m not jumping up and down (not as high anyway) and if we lose my serenity and happiness are intact.

Today I am grateful for the lovely meal cooked for me. It was hot, plentiful, nutritious and healthy.

Today I am grateful for another day os short answers on my inventory.

Gratitude List 24/02/2019: Beauty

Gratitude List 24/02/2019

An absolutely beautiful (very) early spring day. Its hard not to be outside and enjoy the beauty.

Today I am grateful I can see the beautiful array of blooming flowers.

Today I am grateful to hear the birds singing amongst the silence.

Today I am grateful to feel the sun’s warmth.

Today I am grateful for the fresh air in my lungs.

Today I am grateful to experience everyone’s happiness.

Today I am grateful for the vast, perfectly blue sky.

Today I am grateful for my ability and freedom to go where I want.

Today I am grateful for the sun’s light and the colour it brings.

Today I am grateful I’m in a place where I can enjoy nature.

Gratitude List 16/02/2019: Serenity, More or Less

Gratitude List 16/02/2019

Serenity: the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled.

Today I am grateful I am more calm when challenged with resentment.

Today I am grateful I am more calm when faced with a fear.

Today I am grateful I am more calm when under pressure.

Today I am grateful my heart is more calm.

Today I am grateful my mind is more peaceful.

Today I am grateful my lifestyle is more peaceful.

Today I am grateful my words, actions and behaviours are more peaceful.

Today I am grateful my nature is more peaceful.

Today I am grateful my days are less troubled.

Today I am grateful the people around me are less troubled.

Today I am grateful the path I am leaving behind is less troubled.

Today I am grateful my eyes are less troubled.

A beautiful way to feel. No wonder I continuously pray for serenity. God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.