2 March 2012

Not sweating the small stuff


I have been holed up in Intensive Care this week as tradegy has struck one of Mr M's beloved family members. It has been a long and tiring week and will continue to be so for awhile to come but as we wait and hope and pray, I have been learning some powerful lessons in gratitude. It's not until you're thrust in to a situation like this that advice or quotes seem to resonate with you more than ever before and a sense of gratitude seems to sit with you no matter where you go - that you're here, not on life support. That Mr M is here, and not on life support. Here is what else I'm grateful for.

  • The fact that I can run, skip and walk with two legs that work.
  • That I can breathe big full breathes of air, by myself.
  • That I can tell Mr Mr every night how lucky we are to have found one another.
  • That I can hug my family, kiss my neice, talk to my mum when I need too.
  • That I can choose to go outside and sit in the warmth of the sun.
  • That I can drive my car and listen to music really loud and sing at the top of my voice
  • That I can pick up the phone and call my friends & remind them how much I love them.
But most of all....

That I'm alive.

Tell me, what are you grateful for?

10 comments:

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  2. We don't realise how good everything is until tragedy strikes! Hope all will be ok:)
    ~Anne

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  3. I´m also grateful for being alive and having people who love me... My thoughts go out to you and Mr M xoxo Eve.h

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  4. Hope things will get better soon! I have been in this situation too with a family member and as hard as it is, you appreciate more what and who you have around you! best wishes xxp

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  5. I'm grateful for life itself,and for the people God has given me to share it with.

    xoxo

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  8. Such a beautiful sentiment...I'm grateful for the opportunity to be inspired by friends old and new...all found through blogging! Here's wishing your loved ones a speedy recovery...

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  9. Very inspirational! I'm grateful for my family, friends, health, and opportunities!

    :)
    xx

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  10. Lovely Anna - my heart goes out to you and Mr M. I'm most grateful that the people I love are all still here, spread across the world maybe but only a skype call away xx

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