Gratitude Friday the thirteenth / Gratitude Challenge Week 2

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” — Thornton Wilder, American playwright and novelist

Such a beautiful day. I feel lucky, yes I do!

I am grateful that I completed the work around Magnolias West’s mission and vision statement. And it rocks! (If you ask, I’ll share it with you; it’s awesome!)

And I’m grateful to Isabel Parlett, the Soundbite Shaman, who listened to every word and helped me put together all the facets of my mission. I am so grateful that I got to hear Christine Arylo speak on Monday night. She is an inspired and inspiring speaker, who really really brings the love!

I am so grateful that I listened to the inner voice clamoring to be heard and, inspired by Christine, launched a teleclass to be held on International Self-Love Day. In the teleclass we’ll be Writing a Love Letter to Yourself from Spirit. It’s going to rock!! Please tell your friends!

I am so grateful that I have, as of today, walked for thirty minutes, holding nothing in my hands and letting my arms swing freely, in the fresh air, for five days in a row. I love building new habits!

I am grateful for my Gratitude Challenge cohort. Have I told you lately how moved I am by your grateful words, by the fact that you are regularly taking time to dial into gratitude? Goddess receiving

I am grateful that I am working with such a brilliant, kind and generous coach. What a gift, you are, Yollana!

I am grateful to be so happy! Working with a new affirmation, which, I swear, is making me spring out of bed with a smile. Every day. I’m happy, delighted, to share it: I choose to have faith in love, I release my faith in fear. When/if I’m feeling the fear creep in, I stand with my hands in the position of receiving and I repeat this powerful statement three times. Try it. Warning: your grumpiness and stress just might fade away!

I am grateful for this balmy weather (although I continue to pray daily for rain rain rain!) And I am grateful for it being Friday afternoon. Email is slowing down, I’m starting to slow down, work is getting complete for today. Blessings!  

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