Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Focus on Gratitude

by Kim


"Do not take anything for granted - not one smile or one person or one rainbow or
one breath, or one night in your cozy bed." - Terri Guillemets

Not for friends who are willing to meet you at the sunrise at o'dark thirty since the time change because they know you've had a bad week.

Or for your coffee date after the sunrise with those same friends at your "spot" and playing with your shots in instagram.

Not for the belly laughs that are medicine for your soul.

And especially not this . . .  or for getting to personally express my gratitude, for the impromptu hug or that it landed in the parking lot where you were having that coffee date.


No, do not take for granted that the day can lead you by the hand if you let it.

Or for good timing, or shrimpers and their fresh catch.




Or for the pelicans that do a fly by...super close!


"At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets."
- Steve Maraboli

Have a fabulous day!  - Kim





8 comments:

Dotti said...

What a wonderfully upbeat way to start my Tuesday! And I needed this today. Thank you, Kim! I shall not take you for granted. Or your beautiful collection of photos here today. Happy Tuesday!

Cathy H. said...

Oh, Kim, what a beautiful reminder to cherish each moment and be grateful for those moments!

Linda said...

So very true and words I needed to hear today. Thanks for sharing this and making my day so much better! And you know I love that pelican shot!

Deanna said...

No never take anything for granted, we have all learned this lesson too well. Your post is as always thought provoking with beautiful images to illustrate.

Karen Pickles said...

Wonderful post!, as always!!

The Wandering Shutter Fly said...

It was fun spending this day with you and Michelle..Only two out of my 700+batch of photos was salvageable, lol, but that is okay..I have my good memories :-)

kelly said...

so, so good kim. yes...every moment is a treasure. beautiful post my friend.

ju-north said...

Good to be reminded!

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