Friday, February 08, 2013
I had a job interview today. I am waiting to hear if I got the job or not. If not I was encouraged to reapply after my DH and I return from a trip at the end of this month. However, I woke up in a great mood. Days like this make me grateful. I live in Hollywood and see alot of people who are worse off. I am blessed in so many ways. I have an incredible husband who loves me at my best and my worst, I have meaningful work (though not enough hours), I have an apt to keep me warm and dry, I have more than enough clothes and shoes, I have an abundance of food in my daily life. I have opportunites to go to a gym (YMCA) and workout in a safe and friendly enviroment. I have the ability to choose how I will spend my time.
It can be easy to be focused on what I don't have, what I think I need. Yet, compared to so much of not only my small neighborhood called Hollywood, but a majority of the world, I am truly blessed in uncountable ways.
Challenge: when you are feeling negative make a list of everything you have to be thankful for. I often do this with the homeless youth I work with as a motivation to show them soneone does care.