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Monday, September 14, 2015

Count Your Blessings Name them One by One



Oh what a beautiful morning. Oh what a beautiful day!

Sometimes we get caught up in the monotonous routine of every day life and forget how blessed we truly are. Today, I'm linking up with Ember to count my blessings and start the week and each day with a grateful heart!

The Weather

The weather this weekend was absolutely beautiful. After some rain (all last week) a cool front moved through which mainly means LOW humidity! Praise the Lord. It may still be in the 80s, but man, that humidity makes a huge difference.

This time of the year ALWAYS puts me in the best mood. The change of seasons, the promise of something new.

The Weekend

I had the best weekend full of football and relaxation. For the first time in a long time, I didn't let what was happening or could happen at work worry me. I was able to sleep and function without fear taking over. I think the no caffeine thing is working, y'all.

I also went to church voluntarily for the first time since Mother's Day (and before that, Christmas) and it was lovely. I don't know what my reservations were before necessarily, but I'm glad I went. I left feeling uplifted, inspired, and refreshed.

The Mornings

This morning, it was a crisp 58 degrees as I went for a walk/run before work--this meant getting up at 6 AM. It's amazing how beautiful and wonderful mornings can be if you change your attitude towards them!



I have so much to be grateful for and for some reason, I always forget. Little things like this weather reminds me of it all! 



29 comments:

  1. I always feel so much better after I go to church each Sunday. Somehow it just makes my week go so much better. So happy you are doing well. :)

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  2. What a wonderful reminder, Allison! Definitely needed it this minding. xo

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  3. Well I hope your positive vibes and energy continue throughout the week!

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  4. Allison, thank you for this beautiful article. It is so important to always remember all that we have and how blessed we are. <3

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  5. Thanks for this inspiring article. Sometimes its easy to go on day to day and not appreciate the simple things that make life so wonderful. I always say, life is beautiful, awesome, and too short. We must appreciate and enjoy it to the fullest.

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  6. Thanks for this little reminder to look to the positive things. Here in NC the weather is finally catching up with the end of the season and we're experiencing cooler temperatures... which makes this fall lovin' gal very pleased!

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  7. I love that the weather is cooling down. I always get excited when the seasons are changing!! I love that feeling of when you go to church you always feel so right after so happy you experienced that also ❤️

    Felice Raina // The Kiss Of Joy

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  8. Such a great reminder. With the busyness of each day, I often forget to be grateful .Thank you!

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  9. Love this! So positive as always!
    www.kayleighskloset.com

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  10. I love how positive your post it. It is so easy to get caught up in bad things that happen in a day when it is all of the good things that we have to be so grateful for!!! Thank you for the wonderful reminder.

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  11. I love this linkup, being greateful takes being intentional. I am thankful for cool weather too and I am glad you went to church. Don't stop going, God has many great plans for your life and all it takes is for you to receive it.

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  12. I love that quote and this is such a cool linkup.
    Glad it's cooling down a little for you!

    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

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  13. Mornings are my favorite :) I told everyone my daughter would be born in the AM and she came right at 7:50 AM :)

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  14. I read this at just the right time! Thanks for reminding me to count my blessings because there are so many I have to be thankful for!

    -Morgan
    How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

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  15. Love this! Gives you the reflection to take a moment and count all of life's many blessings!

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  16. Seeing your insta post about retuning to Church this past weekend really got me inspired to go. I know its awful but it is so easy for me to find an excuse to not wake up and go. I love everything about this post. Thank you for reminding me to stop and take a minute to be grateful for all I have rather than stressing over things that can ultimately wait.

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  17. It sounds like you had an amazing weekend! I love the change of seasons for the same reason.

    XX, SS || A Little Seersucker Sass

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  18. This is a great post and an even better idea! I am working to have more gratitude in my life as well- writing it down definitely helps me. Finishing my weekend with church always leaves me uplifted and rejuvenated. I'm so glad you enjoyed!

    xo. A Peachy Sonder

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  19. I agree it s so important to count all the things we have to be thankful for. Thanks for the positive reminder!

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  20. So many times we can forget just how lucky we are in life. I know I forget at times but I always try to count my blessings and remind myself that my life could not be as great.

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  21. I love this! You are so positive! Marking you as a favourite so I can visit your blog again and again
    Sophie
    Smitten Sophie

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  22. I used to have that saying hung up in my blog office. I might have to put it up again. I absolutely love it!

    Lauren
    The Fashionista's Diary

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  23. This is the sweetest- we all seriously need to count our blessings more often.

    Courtney//As We Stumble Along

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  24. I am totally rejoicing in this weather too! It's such a relief to put on a light jacket and not sweat in the humidity!!

    xo, Alicia | Alicia Tenise

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  25. I've been trying hard lately to do this at least when I wake up or before I go to bed - it always helps me get through the toughest times. Thanks for sharing babe! x Nicole | www.changeanddress.com

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  26. I love this post! It's so important to count all of our many blessings!

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  27. Great post! It's always nice to take a few steps back from the craziness of life and reflect on the positives.

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  28. I'm so jealous of your fall weather! I'm from Florida, so September-October is basically our hot and humid rainy season. Blah.

    xo,
    Stephanie
    Diary of a Debutante
    www.thediaryofadebutante.com

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