Contented New Year!
I wish you contentment!
My grandmother used to say that it was all in how you looked at life.
There is something to be said for that state where you look around you and smile
and know that
what's still on your
how many home improvements need to be accomplished
you are indeed
blessed and content
to be living at a level
high above most of the world
in a country where we can
attend public school
express our opinions over the internet
cuddle our children
choose a radio station
use the library
have our mail delivered
I am happy to be loved and to have friends.
hot running water and indoor plumbing and electricity
to be warm and protected from the elements
to be able to cozy up with a book and my tea and cookies
to have a phone and a computer and a car and work I love.
to get to buy a new coat and mittens,
to give Christmas presents to those whom I love.
I am blessed to be able to support those causes I believe in.
I'm at a peaceful place of recognizing that I have
I pray that you enjoy
laughing till you can't breathe
stitch in the side
comes along once in awhile
What I think is even more significant
essential to our long term
peace of mind
deep, cognizant sense of
with all that we have