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Gratitude

I’m trying to learn to be more grateful for what I have and for the things around me. I’m not always successful, but I figure it’s a process. I posted a blog about eight months ago about buying a house in the country. When we moved in, there were wildflowers blooming in almost all of the beds. I love wildflowers. There were daisies, black-eyed Susans, sunflowers, etc.  So when spring came this year that’s what I expected to see push up through the ground first.

It didn’t happen.

Instead, gorgeous daffodils raised their heads, followed by pink and red tulips. And some purple flowers that I’m not familiar with. All the beds were blooming and colorful. I was amazed. And oh so grateful. The people we bought the house from had planned well. And worked hard to make the flower beds beautiful. I don’t have the greenest thumb and wouldn’t know at all how to go about planting a garden so that it was in constant bloom. The daffodils have faded and the tulips blooms are slowly disappearing, but there are new flowers starting to show themselves.

spring flowers 3  spring flowers 2

So this morning, as I sit with my coffee and look out over our little patch of dirt, I’m grateful for the former owners and their green thumbs. I’m grateful for the flowers that are here now, and grateful for the wildflowers that soon will be.

What are you grateful for today?

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6 thoughts on “Gratitude”

  1. Friendships through the years. I email daily (and get together with them three times a year) with two girlfriends from high school, so I’ve known them for just over 40 years now….

  2. Hi Tina

    Such lovely photos I am not a green thumb either

    I am grateful for my family and all of the awesome books that authors write for me to read and the world the internet has opened for me how I can get to know the authors and email them and keep in touch life is good

    Have Fun

    Helen

  3. Love those flowers, Tina. I’m grateful for my family and my close friends. What’s life without these special people to share it with?

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