Magdalene Vick

This sun feels so good

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Guide to Gratitude

To appreciate being alone ----------experience the chaos of being around many

To appreciate silence ----- blast music

To appreciate being loved---- be an outcast

To appreciate yourself---look outward

To appreciate others--- know and love yourself

To appreciate relief----know pain

To appreciate the sun ---- have a cloudy day

To appreciate a kiss ---- try not being kissed and/or have many bad ones

To appreciate accomplishment ------ start from the bottom

To appreciate having money ---- have none

To appreciate sleeping till 2pm---- have a long, brutal ass day

To appreciate your car ----  pay $1,500 to get it fixed

To appreciate family ---- experience loss 

To appreciate health -- experience illness

To appreciate cleanliness--- live in filth

To appreciate beauty ---- Write what you see

To appreciate aging ---- imagine not knowing all the wisdom you have now

To appreciate freedom ------have it taken from you.

The two are not mutually exclusive but appreciation sometimes comes from the knowing and trust that you will get through the hard times.

And not just get through...but

THRIVE

Happy Thanksgiving 

xo Maggie