Every day is a blessing, whether it seems like it at the time or not. I think all of us never show enough gratitude. Gratitude is not merely the result of having good and valuable experiences in your life. Being grateful is an essential part of causing life’s goodness to come your way.
Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what a person has and I'm not referring to material things; what I mean is taking the time to appreciate the beautiful things in life.
I remember my first trip to Key West, FL for a weekend was a Mother's Day present from my son many years ago. I remember it was the most spectacular sunset on the planet! And, it was a ritual every evening at sunset that a crowd would be outside with a drink in hand and applaud the amazing sunset of bright orange that looked like it was sinking right into the ocean.
Believe it or not, I've never been to Disney in spite of the fact that I have been living in Florida for nearly 25 years now. I had the opportunity to go many times with friends but the thought of listening to people dragging whining kids around the park themes did not appeal to me. Walking around in the heat and humidity in Florida is not pleasant for me either.
Another wonderful Mother's Day present was from my daughter not that long ago..................taking me to the Red Sox game! What a thrill. Oh, "Sweet Caroline" "So good, So good, So good"! It was exciting to be in my home town for a visit with my family and seeing my favorite baseball team. The fans at the game are so exhilarating and it makes the experience all that more wonderful! Love being a part of "the wave".
I'm grateful for my beautiful children.
Life is good!