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30 Days of Gratitude to Finish 2020: Day 9

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Here are my 3 gratitudes for today:

  • I’m grateful my trip to the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) was successful–that I got everything done in one visit;
  • I’m grateful I have loved ones who will listen and help even when I’m tired an cranky;   😉
  • I’m grateful for pizza!

Thank you to all of you who are sharing your gratitudes in the comments below.  I love them!  Please continue sharing!

Your Friend and Pep Pal,

Lauren

30 Days of Gratitude to Finish 2020: Day 8

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We’re in the second week of our 30 Days of Gratitude event.  I hope you are beginning to feel the momentum building and that it’s showing up as spontaneous bits of gratefulness in your day.  

Today I am grateful for:

  • The Zoom Holiday Party–complete with games and raffles–sponsored by my work;
  • Holiday lights and decorations;
  • My favorite Christmas albums playing as I bake cookies for my loved ones and friends.

Bonus gratitude:

  • I am very grateful for this time of year–the excitement, the joy, and the beauty of it.  

What are your 3 gratitudes for today?  Please share in the comments below!  I get so excited and happy for you when I read them.  Thank you!

Your Friend and Pep Pal,

Lauren

30 Days of Gratitude to Finish 2020: Day 7

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My gratitudes today are related to yesterday’s because they support and deepen my spiritual practice. 

Today I am grateful for:

  • My Qigong classes;
  • My Qigong teacher whose extensive knowledge is stunning;
  • My good friend who introduced me to my Qigong teacher and the classes she offers through Zoom.

Bonus gratitude:

  • I am grateful for Zoom and other technologies and resources that are keeping us linked as we move to the other side of this pandemic.

Please share your gratitudes in the comments below!  Thank you!

Your Friend and Pep Pal,

Lauren

30 Days of Gratitude to Finish 2020: Day 6

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Today I am very grateful for:

  • My spiritual practice—that I had the presence of mind to develop one and that I’ve had the persistence to stick with it over the years;
  • The many books and resources that help me deepen my spiritual practice;
  • The many people I have joined in prayer, meditation, and study and how all of us were supported, nurtured, and blessed in the process.
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What are you grateful for today?  Please share in the comments below.  Thank you!

Your Friend and Pep Pal,

Lauren

30 Days of Gratitude to Finish 2020: Day 5

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Thank you to my readers who are generously sharing their gratitudes.  I appreciate it very much.

My 3 gratitudes for today are:

  • I’m grateful for a snuggly warm home on the cold rainy day we have today;
  • I’m grateful to have cleaned out one box of old paperwork, shredding and throwing away most of it;
  • I’m grateful for a meal of spaghetti and meatballs, one of my favorite comfort foods!

What are you grateful for today?  Please share in the comments below.  Thank you!

Your Friend and Pep Pal,

Lauren

 

 

 

Blessed by You

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I wish that today and all days, everyone you meet is blessed by you. Just by your twinkling eyes, your bright smile, your gentle touch, and by your sparkling presence. Thank you for letting these gifts overflow to bless those all around you!  ~paraphrased from Brother David Steindl-Rast’s writings

 

You ARE a blessing! Never EVER forget that!!

Your Friend and Pep Pal,

Lauren