Artful Living

grateful heart

How do you start your day?
While in Chicago, when we would go back to our hotel, we would put up our tired feet and read for a spell. Funny, we were both reading memoirs of lives with jagged starts.
Sometimes we read out loud when we came across parts to share with one another.
I finished reading the memoir, “Townie.” Even though parts were intense or as our Mother says, “violent” I still felt a grateful heart in the midst of defeat.
My sister read “The Cracker Queen” and we kept trying to remember the four things the author wrote to live by;
Do you ever stop to think how different your day might be with a grateful start?