A – Z: Reasons to Be Thrilled about Today
Butterflies – Exquisite coloring & graceful flight
Children – Oh how I wish I could have an ounce of their imagining skills
Dolphins - The playful pups of the sea
Ears - Sometimes I forget how lucky I am to hear
Flowers – Delicate, colorful and soul stirring
Grace – It’s nice when someone gives you a break here and there
Heart – Thank you for dutifully pumping each day
Ink - How our history was recorded and stored
Jump – It’s healthy to jump on the bed or off a curb or over an object. When did adults decide that we have to stay stuck on the ground?
Kiss – One of the forehead is comforting. On the cheek friendly. And on the lips tummy tickling.
Laughter – Don’t forget to take a dose a day.
Me – It’s OK to love & respect ourselves. That way we can love others.
No – A word we need to use more wisely. It can keep us out of a lot of trouble.
Ovaries – Without these suckers, none of us would be here…I’m just sayin’….
Pink – Especially when it’s streaked across an evening sky.
Questions – When we stop questioning, things can get a bit scary. Freedom & questioning go hand in hand.
Rain – How about running in the rain or taking a walk as drops fall on your head? Why do we always have to avoid it? Remember when jumping in puddles was oodles of fun and opening our mouths to let a few drops in delicious?
Stars – Sometimes I forget to look up at them in the evening or the city lights drown them out. How about a drive out to the wilderness to see their majesty?
Teeth – Eating is so very enjoyable with them.
Up – There’s always a chance to get up when you’ve fallen. Practice falling as you once did as a child in the grass…then spring up. Our bodies become feeble and susceptible to breaking when we stop playing and falling on purpose.
Wind - Stirs my soul. The warm Santa Ana winds were one of my favorite childhood friends. They still electrify something within my adult frame of mind.
Xerox – Secretaries all over the world are thankful for you.
You – I like you…with your weaknesses and strengths. Your failures and your successes. There is only one you…so revel in that knowledge. Make the most of each moment.
Zebras - Roaming free on the plains of Africa. What imagination when into painting their luxurious stripes.
- By Jen Engevik