I’m grateful. And gratitude is my (and our superpower.)
In a week when so many people were up in arms (on both sides of the political fence) I was reminded of my puppy dog…my husband…my family…my friends…my job…my health…my home…the sun…the bright moon…the taste of strong coffee…the pleasures of a good book…my three years of sobriety…and oh, the list goes on.
This is not to deny anyone’s right to be angry or upset. It’s just that in this brief experience called life, I want to drink in and exhale joy.
There have been many times in my life when I have felt real despair. But the sun has eventually shined once again and when I look over my shoulder, I realize with gratitude that what didn’t kill me made me stronger. And more empathetic. And kinder.
And that’s what I want. To be better, not bitter.
Which is why I was so delighted to receive this week’s new WOW: