Monday, December 5, 2016

Giving Thanks

Look at my view....

Every time this year I get excited. Not because of the weather change. (I actually do not like being cold.) But because it's family time. We eat, playing board games and remember why we are here on Earth. I have yet to figure out my why, yet it reminds me to working on it, pray and think about all of the way's I have been blessed. No my life isn't exactly where I want it to be but overall I'm happier. Why? I think I am meant to work for myself. That's why I haven't been for-filled working for anyone in over a decade. In the past, I dreaded going into work building. Hearing customer whine and complain instead of letting me fix there issue. I actually am happy when I help people

At church a few weeks ago, my minister was speaking on the concept of giving thanks. Even if the situation looks bad, there is always a positive in it. He gave the example of a man being robbed. He gave thanks that he was not doing the actual robbing. That he was alive to give thanks. Even though he had a wallet to even get stolen! Lol. See there is always a way to give thanks even in the worst of times.

Here are some ways I try to be reminded to say how thankful I am every day. 

1) Saying out load why you are thankful.
2) Creating and writing in a gratitude journal. Mine is fuchsia!
3) There is a wonderful app called the Five Minute Journal App. For those who aren't into paper you can write in the app everyday what you are thankful for and at night what made you happy that day. They also have it in book form. 

Well I did not write in my gratitude journal every day, I want to finish the year strong so I am writing something in the app everyday. Maybe even copy it into my physical journal. Humm.... In what ways do you give thanks? Comment below!


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Quote of the Week

"Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from negitivity." 

- Unknown

Monday, June 27, 2016

Quote of the Week

"We can throw stones, complain about them, stumble on them, climb over them, or build with them." 

-William Arthur Ward 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Quote of the Week

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. "

~ Anais Nin

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Oh Yeah.... This Weather

This weeks quote. Enjoy.

"In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. "

~ Mark Twain

He definitely knew what he was talking about.

Have a great rest of the week.

~ Erica

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Quote of the Week

I don't know who sad this but it's true......

The Best Kind Of Kiss Is When You Have To Stop Because You Can't Help But Smile.

Have a great week! 

Monday, January 18, 2016

Quote of the Week

I will always say this.... this may be my favorite quote. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, 1963

~ E