I subscribe to a number of blogs, but my favorite delivers a list of five things that the author is grateful for on a daily basis (click here to check it out). I just love it. Short, sweet, and all things positive. It never fails to bring a smile to my face.

img_0205This blog also directed me to the website, Grace In Small Things, that has been “waging a battle against embitterment since 2008.” Brilliant! An actual bandwagon that I found myself jumping onto without hesitation. Who knew?

It may not be all that obvious by the content of my posts, but I do have a tendency to play the role of skeptic. Often times, when I’m writing my blogs full of positive reinforcement and encouragement, it’s because I need to hear the words myself. I’m one of the “Rant, rant – mutter, mutter – grumble, grumble” variety, who eventually kicks themselves in the ass while screaming, “Wait just a minute. Things aren’t that bad. Smarten up!” Therefore, this process of finding grace in small things is right up my alley. Wonderful, inspiring reminders. Grumblers beware.

And what am I grateful for today?

  • Breathtaking 66 F/19 C degree weather
  • A happy little dog
  • A night full of mind boggling dreams
  • A day full of soul tingling creativity
  • Websites that remind me how important it is to make lists like this one as often as I possibly can