Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Waking from exhausted slumber to see the sun rising golden on the horizon. The crisp, inviting blank pages of a new notebook, reminding me of the all the still-unimaginable new experiences and thoughts ahead that will populate its pages. The soothing comfort and companionship of familiar songs in my pocket, and … More Gratitude

Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Moments of pure, uncluttered grief, to feel the intensity of how much I miss my beloved mother, and how much she continues to inspire me. Feeling my energy start to shift, however subtly, and knowing that today was an easier day than yesterday. Holding a balance between offering support but maintaining … More Gratitude

Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Tapping into new pools of knowledge that broaden my perspective. Solitary, reflective walks through unknown streets filled with unfamiliar scents and sounds. Sitting with discomfort, and enjoying the relief that awaits on the other side. Soothing away my loneliness in a hotel room far from home by surrounding myself with the … More Gratitude

Daily Gratitude

Today I am grateful for… The beauty of the human heart, and the sickle moon glowing just before the dawn. Letting emotions – joy, sorrow, loss, anger, excitement, and exhaustion – wash over me, each in turn having full space to be felt and expressed. Vibrant conversations. Bathing in the fleeting, rich magic of dawn … More Daily Gratitude

Daily Gratitude

Today I’m grateful for… Remembering that however low I feel I am getting knocked down, I’m being given another chance to learn, grow, struggle, and rise up just a little stronger than before. Noticing my reactivity and giving myself space to express it, finding it lift slightly just through the expression. Reminding myself that all … More Daily Gratitude

Gratitude

Today I am grateful for… Space for mourning recently-departed loved ones, dear friends and kind-hearted souls. The fun of playing with photography challenges that provide inspiring themes. Songs to lose myself in. Having a bustling house full of busy children and lovely friends. Remembering that personal growth and learning come in spirals, not circles, and … More Gratitude