Thursday, 26 November 2015

Thankful Thursday


I sat down to reflect on this week and write this post and all I could think about was the negatives. This is exactly why I started this link up. I want to be intentional about overcoming my negative default and notice the things in my life that I am thankful for. So here goes:

  • Having rose bushes in bloom right outside my front door. I have to walk past them to take the rubbish to the bin. I chose to stop and smell the roses (literally) to notice that good in the midst of my mundane.

  • The opportunity to sit with other writers encouraging each other and gleaning wisdom from the wonderful Amanda Viviers. It was so freeing to sit around a table feeling awkward and unsure, knowing that every person at that table was feeling the same and we understood each other. A group of introvert writers connecting. I hope I get the opportunity again soon.
  • Play dates with the kids and mums from the mother's group that I joined when my daughter was 6 weeks old. I love that some of us still catch up  four years later and can watch our kids grow and develop and stay friends.
  • Being able to go to my daughter's music class at daycare for their display. She was so excited to have me there. 
I guess there was a lot to be thankful for in my week.

I have also just realised that today is Thanksgiving for all my American readers so Happy Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for today?



4 comments:

  1. I am thankful for a loving family and for friends who help me find the beauty! Thanks for your encouragement to "stop and smell the roses!" Blessings to you!

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    1. My pleasure! Definitely needed in this season!

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  2. Jodi, lovely post, it is so important to focus on all our blessings. I am thankful for sweet laughter and restored relationships after some difficult years.

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    1. Beautiful things to be thankful for. Thanks for stopping by.

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