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Being thankful each day..

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Feelings of Gratitude

Out walking this morning in the fresh country air having borrowed a wonderful dog to take for a walk. I feel so full of gratitude for the time together –  a sense of wellness and peacefulness.

Taking time out of a day to walk and think with company, is so special and precious.

What are you grateful for today?

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Gratitude Stood Next To Me

Spring Magic


I looked around the room and didn’t recognise anyone. It was strange going somewhere and not knowing who was going to attend. Chatting away to strangers can be so interesting and enlightening and takes you away from the things on your mind and gives you a welcome break from the worries of the world.

So many stories of life and sharing your own one puts things back into perspective. I realised as I was reflecting on the day, that Gratitude had been standing right next to me, my old friend was supporting me, as I felt thankful for the day and for the people I had met.

I am so grateful for everyone I have ever met, they have helped to shape me to be who I am and where I am now. The challenges and triumphs have been stepping stones in life and I am sure ahead there will be many more.

So just for today, remember gratitude is right next to you too – remember to be grateful for all the special moments in your life, the joy of friendship, the joy that animals can bring into your life and the joy of Spring flowers, sparkling in the sunlight and shedding a golden glow out into the garden.


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New Year With Gratitude

Stepping into a new year is exciting, scary, thought provoking and fun! There are so many potential new pages to write onto and opportunities to create new experiences and new ventures.

I am thankful for last year and all the learning it brought to me. For the different people I have met and the places I have visited. The excitement of publishing my first book and the feeling it gave me to see the words in print. All the support from my family and friends – truly amazing.

Let GRATITUDE unfold..

Getting into gear today as the new year begins to unfold

Realising time is so precious, so to use it well

All ideas to form part of the journey this year

Taking time to relax and enjoy life

Inspirations to grow and develop

Tuning into our intuition more

Understanding the lessons and how they shape us

Deciding to do more, be more

Enhancing the pathway and being present each day.


Happy 2017


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Thank You for Christmas Time

It is a special time of year. The memories of Christmas day as a child and the excitement of waking up to see my stocking filled with little treats. The Christmas Tree all sparkly and bright and the smell of the pine needles – oh for the days of a real tree!

Christmas is a time to remember the meaning of this special day and to say thank you to people who have been part of your year. To give a smile to those you meet and the gift of your time to those you love.

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas.


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Thank You in Any Language


Saying ‘thank You’ is the same in any language it is just spelt differently and looks different, yet it has the same meaning.

The power of these two words is so great when it is said and meant with honesty and true gratitude. It is never too late to say ‘thank you’ to someone, for their kindness, thoughtfulness, friendship and companionship.

Reach out to say these words in person, in your heart, in your mind, send them out into the world and feel the warmth they bring.

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Reaching for Gratitude



It only takes a second to say ‘thank you’ to the universe for supporting you in this life. Reaching up and out to count your blessings in your life.

Perhaps today is the day to take a moment to reach for gratitude.


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Remembering with Gratitude

I remember this Christmas Time with gratitude for the people I love, all the people I have known and have played a part in my life.

Sometimes just remembering those no longer here, leads me to shed some tears for times gone by, the presence felt but not physical anymore, the importance of them to me.

Sometimes sadness engulfs me for a little while and I wonder why it happens when it does. It can be seeing an advert at Christmas time, it can be a smell or a song.

I guess we never forget, we just distract ourselves with living.

Today I send out a prayer to the world, to give my thanks for the special people I have known.

Remembering you all with gratitude.


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Peaceful and Thankful


So many ways to be thankful for a new day. A fresh and bright day waiting to be filled with new thoughts, ideas and thankfulness.

As yet, unwritten, the adventures of you stepping gently through the present, being in the moment.

Being peaceful for a moment, simply being.  Noticing so many things you don’t normally notice. Drinking up the nectar of gratitude for this time.

Be who you are today and in being, take a moment to be peaceful and thankful.


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Feeling Grateful for Autumn


The smell of the leaves on the grass and the feel of coolness in the air, makes me feel happy it’s Autumn. There is something so special with the different seasons we have in the UK. They all offer something different in the garden and out and about when we are off walking.

The fruits of the season now, the lovely crisp apples, the last of the pears and the vegetables in the garden patch, so grateful for all of them.

Even the mist in the morning, creates a mystery about the day ahead. A lovely crunchy frost, that lights up the world and reminds us that Christmas is not far away now!


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Your Weekend of Gratitude


Indulging in some relaxation for the end of November

December coming soon now

Giving season is nearly upon us

Reminding us of things we need to do and actions to take

Taking in the tunes for the big day

Under the Xmas tree deciding the colours for this year

Enjoying it all.

Being grateful for this time of year.


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