Gratitude: sunshine & the connecting power of hugs

Today I’m grateful for… The late afternoon sunshine warming my skin. Enjoying reflective time in my own company, alone but far from lonely. Finding that a simple, wordless but heartfelt hug reconnected me to a dear friend I thought I may have lost, and reminded us both that beyond our disagreements and differences lies love … More Gratitude: sunshine & the connecting power of hugs

Gratitude: ocean dawn

Today I’m grateful for… Never failing to be moved by the rising of the new day. Falling asleep to the sounds of the ocean. Losing myself in a novel, which used to be a daily occurrence but these days feels like a luxurious indulgence. Feeling loved. The laughing joy of happy children. Kindness.

Gratitude: writing, travel, and the calm after the storm

Today I’m grateful for… Gifting myself the mental space to write again. Celebrating fifteen wonderful years of marriage, with excitement in my heart as I look forward to many more to come. Traveling towards a new continent, wrapped in the excited anticipation of the unknown ahead, with new connections to forge and good friends to … More Gratitude: writing, travel, and the calm after the storm