I am grateful for the feeling of security inside my home.
I am grateful for the dust, because it is easy to see where I have cleaned WHEN I clean.
I am grateful for my neighbor who mowed her lawn this afternoon – the smell is pretty great.
I am grateful for plenty of soap.
I am grateful for windows to see outside on a beautiful spring day.
I am grateful for answered prayer and COVID-19 recoveries.
I am grateful for Michelle’s gift of a haircut for me before it was not possible any longer.
I am grateful that I can have a window open and have a nice spring breeze keep me company.
I am grateful that it will feel special again when we DO get to go out to eat.
I am grateful that my step daughter texted me to ask what scripture I leaned on in times of anxiety.
I look up to the mountains—
does my help come from there?
2 My help comes from the Lord,
who made heaven and earth!
3 He will not let you stumble;
the one who watches over you will not slumber.
4 Indeed, he who watches over Israel
never slumbers or sleeps.
5 The Lord himself watches over you!
The Lord stands beside you as your protective shade.
6 The sun will not harm you by day,
nor the moon at night.
7 The Lord keeps you from all harm
and watches over your life.
8 The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go,
both now and forever. – Psalm 121, New Living Translation
I am grateful that I can sleep, knowing that He is awake.
I am grateful for Banana and Split. They are great entertainment and do not have a remote.
I am grateful for pansies planted and making life feel a little more normal.
I am grateful for fresh air.
I am grateful that we can still receive mail.
I am grateful for the first fly, because it made me laugh to watch Banana try to catch it.
I am grateful for the clutter to pick up, the floors to clean, the dishes to put away, the weeds to pull, the trash to empty.
I am grateful that I can take deep breaths.
I am grateful that my job has been remote and working from home for quite a while, because my days really are no different with the exception of a little extra concern on my shoulders for Sam’s safety.
I am grateful that the sounds of birds are back.
Finally, I am grateful for a semblance of normalcy when things really aren’t normal at all.