Summer’s passing and Autumn’s beginning to cast her golden colors across our cottonwood trees. Hot apple cider comes to mind. As does gratitude. And the wisdom of Winnie-the-Pooh: “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” – A.A. Milne
In a more grownup way, Louie Schwartzberg’s time-lapsed photography, accompanied by wise words from Benedictine monk David Steindl-Rast, reminds me that gratitude is a holy in the daily way of life for the one who journeys with Jesus.
Beautiful. Lovely. Good. Definitely fits with Philippians 4:8:
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things (KJV).
What hidden-in-plain-sight everyday gratitude moments have you experienced lately? I’d love to hear about them.
Include gratitude in your day, and see if you sense the Spirit’s breath upon you. Catch you later, Susan
“Jesus likes it when we share.” -Adelaide, age 3: Pass this along to everybody and their brother. OK, maybe not everybody’s brother, but you know . . . all of your friends would be nice.