I have a good life.
It’s not perfect (but neither am I).
Sometimes I forget to remember the good things…and I focus on what’s not going the way I want.
I can have unreasonable expectations.
Which is not to say that there are not sometimes reasons to be unhappy and dissatisfied.
But I want to look on the bright side more often and be grateful for all that is good in my little corner of the world.
So, I have made this book out of my handmade paper and I’m going to write down 1,000 things that I am grateful for.
I got the idea from one of the many books that I sorted out to finally read.
Honestly, it wasn’t my favorite book ever. I didn’t read it all the way through. I kind of skipped around and read bits here and there. It had some really good stuff and some simply good stuff and some stuff that was a little too flowery and preachy for me. For now it will stay on my shelf because it has a bird on the cover and I really like birds.
Still, it was worth browsing through for the idea a making a list of stuff I’m grateful for.
A thousand things is a lot.
We’ll see how it goes…I’ve gotten to 42 without too much effort.
I’ll keep you posted.
Until then, I hope your day finds you with things to be grateful for…
Visual artist playing with collage, assemblage and whatever else I imagine. Homemaker and homeschooling Mom of four children aged 10 to 24. Ready to fully embrace life and leave regret and fear behind. Each new day is an opportunity to love, create and live with intention...