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The Gratitude Game

Although I am abundantly aware of an atty-tood of gratitude throughout my day, this morning I was invited into its welcoming presence by facebook friend Kim Summers who says she plays The Gratitude Game with her children while tucking them into bed.

“Most nights at bedtime, my children and I play the “Gratitude Game.” We take turns and go through the letters of the alphabet, naming what we are grateful for. “A” Apple trees…”B” Beautiful weather…”C” and so on. It was my turn on the letter “L”. I chose the words “Loving these children” Just then I noticed, both of my sweethearts in each of my arms fast asleep……So Grateful to be a Mom! ”

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As I write this missive at 7:58 a.m. est on a gorgeous Bucks County, PA morning and I am eager for what awaits me in the next 24 hours. It is like opening a love letter each day.

 

A= Awe for the amazing people in my life.

B= Beauty; whether it be a blossoming bud or beatific smile on the face of a friend.

C= Creativity that flows through me like blood coursing through my veins or breath in my lungs.

D= Divinity that showers its blessings upon me.

E= Earrings that add color and pizzazz!

F= Friends and family who are my treasures.

G= Gifts that come in the form of opportunities, hugs, compliments, moment of exquisite grace.

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H= Happiness that arrives unbidden. It just is.

I= I AM and then add on the affirming statements that carry the energy of what I desire to call in.

J= Jelly beans…colorful and sweet, an occasional treat.

K= Kids who are playful and in the moment, who remind me that I am  a child in grownup clothes.

L=Love that is ever-present and truly all we are.

M= Mom, who is ever in my heart.

N= Noodles…the edible kind and the type to float on in the water.

O=Oh my!…as an exclaimation of delight.

P= Prayer which is simply a perpetual conversation of blessing with the Creative Life Force.

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Q= Questions that keep me fascinated with life so I am never bored.

R= Rabbits. A little friend  often scoots across my lawn who I call Runny Babbit.

S= Sand on which I look forward to sprawling this summer at the beach.

T= Tunes that tickle my fancy, music that feeds my soul.

U= Unlimited thinking that creates new possibilities each day.

V= Vrrrrroooommmm energy that revs my engine to go where I need to go and enjoy the journey.

W= Wowie Zowie….one of my favorite statements of delight.

X- Xtra-ultimate-awesome appreciation for all that is.

Y=YES!

Z= Zippity Do-dah…my oh my….  It IS a wonderful day!

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