Yes, it's Friday.
No, I haven't been blogging much.
Change can come hard and fast, it's true.
Regardless, I am grateful.
I am grateful for beautiful souls that love me despite my human weakness.
I'm grateful for quick questions.
I'm grateful for glorious, summer days and meaningful music.
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning,
but anyone can start today and make a new ending.
I'm grateful for teaching opportunities...and for the opportunity to learn.
I'm grateful for wisdom that comes from on high.
I'm grateful for faraway friends and their undying support.
Life can either be accepted or changed.
If it is not accepted, it must be changed.
If it cannot be changed, then it must be accepted.
I'm grateful for revelation and acceptance.
I'm grateful to be able to back up young people who I respect a great deal.
I'm grateful for financial aid and knowledgeable staff at the financial aid office at Tacoma Community College.
I'm grateful for those around me that have faith...in me, in possibilities, and in the Most Holy One.
I'm grateful for sports cars and black beauties...and for little, pink keepers of the best kind of treasure.
What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
I'm grateful that hurricanes pass...it give me hope.
I'm grateful for asthma medications and my wonderful respiratory specialist. (Yes, I've been having a horrible time of it, but we will keep looking for a workable solution. It would seem that stress and anxiety are triggers for asthma - who knew?)
I'm grateful for blogger.
I'm grateful for private groups on Facebook.
I'm grateful for my faithful readers who look for me even when I don't post anything for weeks.
I'm grateful for the senses...all of them.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'm grateful that my car is still running well.
I'm grateful for trumpets, crooners and fabulous musicians.
I'm grateful for Taylor, and all those who care about my well-being, both mental and physical.
Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.
I'm grateful for dreams...and hope.
Even though we've changed and we're all finding our own place in the world,
we all know that when the tears fall or the smile spreads across our face,
we'll come to each other because no matter where this crazy world takes us,