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Today’s Gratitude List + November 2015 Gratitude Linkup

Today I’d have to say that a book is at the top of my gratitude list! I started reading Big Magic (by Elizabeth Gilbert) this week, and am feeling thoroughly inspired, affirmed, and uplifted by her message of creative living beyond fear. I’m only a little more than halfway through the book, too, so there’s more to come! Another reason to be grateful. 🙂

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, by Elizabeth Gilbert

In no particular order, here is my own gratitude list for this moment in time. I hope that after reading it you’ll go on to write and share your own!

  • Dedicated time to think ahead and decide on some goals for the coming year while setting up my new 2016 planner.
  • The promise and possibility of a fresh new year to come.
  • Being inspired (already… and it’s not even December!) to choose my 2016 Word of the Year.
  • Clothes to be washed and the facilities to do so.
  • Weekend afternoon naps.
  • Kind words and sincere compliments.
  • My small but comfortable, well-appointed home office.
  • Friendship, always.
  • The realization that my friends actually seem to enjoy spending time with me (a notion which I sometimes find hard to understand!).
  • Creating things for others.
  • My strengths: organization, enthusiasm, persistence.
  • I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again (probably many times!): having everything I need, loads of stuff I want, and a generous handful of wishes.

Now it’s your turn!

How to get involved in the Gratitude Linkup

Note: This linkup will be open for the entire month, so feel free to add as many gratitude posts as you choose to write in November!

  1. Write and post a gratitude list in your own blog.
  2. Click the “add your link” button below and share your gratitude post.
  3. Click “get the InLinkz code” below and add the linkup code to your post.
  4. Visit and comment on some of the posts listed in the Gratitude Linkup.

P.S.Here’s some background on why I started the Gratitude Linkup.


get the InLinkz code

NaBloPoMo November 2015
Gratitude Circle

Laurel Storey, CZT – Certified Zentangle Teacher. Writer, reader, tangler, iPhoneographer, cat herder, learner of French and Italian, crocheter, needle felter, on-and-off politics junkie, 80s music trivia freak, ongoing work in progress.

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