Friday, November 18, 2011

i say thank you

“if the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough”. - meister eckhart



we have been reading ‘the awesome book of thanks’ at bedtime quite a bit lately. it's amazing how good i feel after i read that book. it's as if those two little words really do have special powers. as this is the time of year to remember what we are thankful for, i am going to start a weekly gratitude post. once a week is not often enough to remember what i am thankful for but it's a start.

without further ado...
thank you for my health. i was very sick at the beginning of the week and it made me realize how lucky i truly am for the good health i generally have.

thank you for my husband who continues to explore with me.

thank you for my family who continue to teach me about love and acceptance.

and to all of you kind enough to visit the littlest, i say, thank you.

image: a sneak peek of some lovely pictures emily ulmer took of elodie.

10 comments:

  1. lovely thought heading into the weekend.

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  2. I'm here a lot and never respond to your posts, but just wanted to say THANK YOU for sharing that book today. I hadn't heard of it before but it looks amazing -- I have such a bad tendency to focus on the negatives at the end of the day and I love your idea of reading this before bed. Can't wait to read it to my daughter -- 6 months old is definitely not too early to start with teaching about gratitude, right?

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  3. Thank you for this beautiful thought Elizabeth! We have so much to be thankful for don't we!

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  4. I read once, it is not happy people who are thankful but thankful people that are happy. Thank you for this blog. You are always introducing me to something new and worthwhile.

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  5. that's a beautiful quote. thank you for making such a lovely, uplifting corner of the internet for me to visit.

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  6. beautiful....that quote is one of my favorites.
    : )

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  7. beautiful! i can't wait to get the book. thank you is so simple, and so powerful. :)

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  8. So right, can't be grateful for life too many times a day! What a gorgeous photo, too!

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  9. thank you for writing and reminding us all of these wonderful things :)

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  10. new reader :) definitely going to check this out. thanks!

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