Day seven of the 12 Days of Christmas for Writers sponsored/led by Julie Hedlund. Thus far, each exercise has been challenging, sparking reflection. Today’s exercise was EASY and wonderful! Make a gratitude list:
My husband, who has encouraged my work as a NASA contractor and has supported my switch to writing whole-heartedly. Thank you for helping me pursue my dream!
My kids – indescribable joy – that’s what you are
My dear LORD Jesus – in You I live and move and have my being
My dog and cat
My church family
My extended family – mom, dad, grandparents, in-laws, aunts, uncles – you have seen me curled up with a book or hunched over a sheet of paper for my whole life!
My friends – near and far – you are special, you are cherished…you might end up in one of my manuscripts 🙂
Our new house…and the addition to our house
Our new neighborhood
The many, many dear friends in our new neighborhood (see #7)
Running water…and the Rinnai tankless heater
Hiking, biking, jogging
Long walks with my pup
Snuggly blankets and slippers
The Highlights Foundation courses I am taking
12×12 picture book challenge
Cars to drive
Groceries and delicious food from nearby restaurants
Wine, coffee, chocolate…oh my!
The Mandalorian on Disney +
All of Disney +
The mountains and valleys in my hometown – you form the backdrop of my life
OUR AMAZING teachers!!
Hercule Poirot…and Agatha Christie
Our backyard with the firepit
Baking with my girls
Bookshelves full of good books – old friends who have taught me so much