Wake up every day with at least 1 thing that makes you grateful you are alive, who you are, and exactly where you are– that was the mission.
Traditions of any sort. Friday Junk Food Night! (Hey, don’t judge me!)
A husband that SHOWS he thinks about me when we are apart. AKA Flowers For No Particular Reason Other Than He Loves Me.
The Opportunity for Random Acts of Kindness. We left cookies in the mailbox for our mail carrier just because. (This was after Christmas, just a week ago actually)
Even in the real world – Kindness Begets Kindness.
My mail carrier, whom I have never met before, left me a handwritten note about the need to change my address for my maiden name as well because he was concerned that it would get lost. He even left me the forms I would need. Acts of Kindness do spawn other Acts of Kindness. Find a way to start a Kindness chain today!
Natural, old-school, God-given free entertainment: SNOW.
A Garage. (See #4)
I spent YEARS having to wake up 2 hours earlier than usual during the winter to account for the time it would take to dig out the car. This is my first time ever having a garage in the winter. My son (you can kinda see him in the backseat there) can get right in and it’s warm–no more seeing his breath on the way to school.
Unlimited Knowledge in Book Form. I love reading. I love knowledge. I am a “genre jumper” (meaning I like it ALL).
Being Re-Taught The Way To Read The Bible. As a child it was a no-no to mark up your Bible, but when I found my new (and forever) church home, I learned that it’s not only okay, but helpful and common to underline, write, etc in my Bible. It was symbolic for me of the relationship we have with Christ.
We are not to make a shrine, we are to make an engaged relationship. 🙂