Counting Your Blessings

 

Last year, I shared about my gratitude journal and how I count my blessings (at least five, sometimes more) before I go to sleep. It reminded me of this song from the movie, White Christmas. So I shared the song, too, but it was on the Friday after Thanksgiving, and maybe you were busy with after-Thanksgiving activities.

I thought I’d share the song again. ‘Cause I just love this song.

I don’t love journaling so much. I know I call my notebook a “gratitude journal”, but it’s more like a collection of lists. I’m a professional when it comes to making lists. Wherever I am, I pull out my gratitude notebook and list away. Β And most nights, I drift off pretty peacefully.

So after the cleaning and the dusting, the chopping and the stuffing, the baking and the cooking, I hope you’ll have a quiet moment for counting your blessings. Even if it’s the last thing you do before you close your eyes on Thanksgiving night:

If you’re worried and you can’t sleep. Count your blessings instead of sheep. And you’ll fall asleep, counting your blessings.

 

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12 thoughts on “Counting Your Blessings

  1. Not to ruin the moment, but how can those two keep a straight face when they’re staring at each other like that? πŸ™‚ And I tried keeping a blessing journal, but lost my momentum after 5 days! But it was a real nice way to see just how many great things come along even on days that seem kind of rugged. Happy Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Miss you!

    • AND she kisses him after he puffs on that pipe. Do you know what pipe smoke tastes like? (Hint: not good)

      I’ll give you a pass on the gratitude journal, Deb, as you have your hands pretty full. Besides, I know you have a grateful heart every minute of the day. πŸ™‚ Happy Thanksgiving to my favorite Mayhews!

  2. Cathy–Thanks for the clip (I still have not seen the movie), thanks for the reminder, and have a great holiday tomorrow. (What is going to be your favorite dish?)

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