Monday, October 11, 2010

An Attitude of Gratitude

I've been attempting to cultivate an "Attitude of Gratitude" and to practise the spiritual discipline of gratefulness thanks in part to the challenge put forth by Ann Voskamp of A Holy Experience. And as I work my way toward 1000 Gifts, I can attest to the joy that fills you when you take your eyes off your troubles and count your blessings. It's so easy to get lost in the chaos of life; to lose sight of what is truly important. 

So on this day, Thanksgiving Monday, I officially begin blogging portions of my own list, and challenge you to do the same.

holy experience

170. Slow days at home, just playin' with my daughter.
171. Watching Abbie enjoy her first Kinder Surprise.
172. Delighting in Abbie's learning experiences.
173. Wii Party games as a family on "Family Fun Fridays!"
174. Enjoying a drive to visit family while my hubby and daughter sleep in the car.
175. Dim Sum brunches with the inlaws.
176. Watching friends and family love on my daughter.
177. Sleeping in.
178. The crisp air and the radiant colours of Fall.
179. An overabundance of lefovers in my fridge.
180. New recipes.
181. The pile of laundry waiting for me -- because it means we have clothes to wear.
182. Long weekends and lazy days.
183. Birthday party planning for an almost-two, "never even thought we'd have one" little girl!
184. Calls home.
185. Getting lost in worship as I sing. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

No comments: