I spent the day yesterday doing things for others. I picked up my youngest son from his uncle's house at the beach ~ my youngest loves to fish! My eldest if learning to drive (yep very scary at times, but he is doing well) and he drove. He did great until a police car, driving in the opposite direction, suddenly put on his lights and then did a u-turn chasing someone. Of course, my son thought it was him, he pulled over and (phew) the car went screaming passed. I had to drive home, no big surprises there.
Later in the afternoon, cricket training was on. I took the 14 y.o to training and then sat near the water to file a ring I am making for a customer. Lovely! Peaceful! It was so nice I went for a walk. Beautiful, and while walking I started thinking about ways I could put some of my activities into a better perspective so I would have more family time. By the time I got back to the car I was feeling in a much better mind set (woohoo). And a lesson learnt - it really isn't a good idea to walk in thongs (flip flops) for any length if time unless you like have lots of blisters.
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5 Daily Gratitudes
- peace and quiet
- mindful occupation