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New Directions

by Ellie

which way to go at the fork in the road?

Today I Appreciate….

  • New Directions – Big Thanks to all who emailed me and shared your feedback

It’s time for a change at this website… So I will be posting once a week, on Mondays — which will give me some more time to concentrate at Living the Law of Attraction (Stay tuned as I have a new program that will be announced there  😉  )

I will continue to do my personal appreciation lists… And I hope you will too and share them with us!

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Delays

by Ellie

Time Delay

Today I Appreciate….

  • Delays – Yesterday I was on my way to pick up my friend and neighbor, Coryelle at the train station in Hudson, NY. She was on her way back from Germany and had gotten the 4:40 train out of Penn Station. That would get her into Hudson at about 6:40pm.

I left home about 5:15 that gave me enough time to get gas and arrive just a few minutes before the train… About 1/2 through the trip my cell phone was beeping – it had messages for me. I listened in and it was Coryelle telling me her train was late leaving NYC… and she would be about 1 hour late. She had called me earlier but we don’t get cell phone reception where we live and at the 1/2 point was the first time I had reception.

So there I was 1/2 to Hudson and 1/2 to home…. What to do? Well I could get upset – I could get mad at the train … mad at the cell phone company for not having reception throughout our area… OR …. I could go get a chocolate shake!

The shake won as it was the thing that brought a smile to my face!  🙂  So I went a little out of my way – got my chocolate shake … then enjoyed a leisurely ride through Catskill NY drinking my chocolate shake and listening to Abraham tapes!

Delay? What delay – I had a leisure ride enjoying the beautiful Catskill mountains while enjoying a scrumptious chocolate shake as I listened to my favorite person to listen to!

Life is Good! 😀

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Today I Appreciate….

  • The Laws of the Universe -Everything is working in perfect order – I don’t have to yet see that perfect order – I don’t have to fret – I don’t have to worry – I can just Be and Know The Laws of the Universe are orchestrating to bring perfect balance to us all.

“Since you have control over what thoughts you offer, what could be more just than the powerful Law of Attraction responding equally to everyone who offers a vibration? Once you gain control over the thoughts you think, your sense of injustice will subside and will be replaced with the exuberance for life and the zest to create that you were born with. Let everything in the Universe be an example to you of the way the Laws of the Universe work.” ~ Abraham

What Do You Appreciate Today?

Spring Growth

by Ellie

New Growth in the Spring

Today I Appreciate….

  • Spring Growth – I absolutely adore this time of the year… as everyday brings something new!

The mountains across from us are starting to buzz in that bright green new color… The grass in the yard is growing – getting a deeper green everyday.Trees are starting to blossom…

The birds are flying about and talking to each other every morning and evening. Every day I can drive down the same road and see something new. It’s a time of re-birth – a time to celebrate!  🙂

What do you appreciate today?

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Your Feedback

by Ellie

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Today I Appreciate….

  • Your Feedback – So…. I’ve been thinking about changing the format of this site and I would absolutely appreciate your feedback.

I do appreciation lists everyday – but I am finding posting them here on this site has become very time consuming. The reason for that is I don’t want to repeat a topic… Yet the truth is I absolutely do repeat appreciations on many days…. Like I appreciate my coffee everyday!  😉

I’m thinking of doing a post once a week – start on Sunday or Monday and then you can leave your comments at that post as the week goes on….

So… today please tell me what you think about this idea – you can post it right here along with your appreciation for the day – or you can email me from the contact form

I Appreciate Your Feedback! 😀

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Today I Appreciate….

  • A Really Nice Weekend – Carol’s step daughter and step grandson came to visit us this weekend. We hadn’t seen them in quite some time and it was so good to be with them and chat and play.

We have to re-arrange some things with our dogs when company comes… and we have to rearrange our own schedule… We aren’t used to the TV being on so much… But both of us were aware of ourselves.. We each took time to appreciate and take care of ourselves… And the weekend was such a Joy!  🙂

What do you appreciate today?

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Taking a Nap

by Ellie

Taking a Nap

Today I Appreciate….

  • Taking a Nap – I’m not normally a nap person…. Yesterday around 7pm – I felt myself getting so sleepy… and we had company! Now there was a time I would have made myself stay awake… but after reading Carol’s post from the day before … I knew it was time to take care of myself…

So I snuck into bed and off I went …….. I do remember Carol coming in asking if I wanted to go to dinner… but I stayed right there in my nap. I woke a little while later feeling totally refreshed… Carol brought me back some great pizza so I still got to eat … and all of us played some games of Wii  – A great night!

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Guest post by Carol

Today I Appreciate….

  • Lately, since returning from vacation, I have not been “functioning” on all burners. What does that mean? I have been forgetting things – recently stood up a friend for lunch, for example.  I never do that. And I was looking forward to it.  I have been double-booking myself for appointments on my free time.

This weekend, my step-daughter and her son are visiting. We have actually gone over a year without seeing one another – the longest time ever. I was feeling overwhelmed and not up to “being there” emotionally for the visit.

Yesterday, I was supposed to work a few hours in the morning and a few hours in the evening, and I was going to do last-minute tidying up in between.  Some how, I vibrated a power outage in the morning and was not able to work those morning hours. Instead, I went back to bed and got some more sleep. What a difference when I woke up! I felt energized and optimistic, and everything that was overwhelming suddenly seemed so “do-able.”  That led me to realize that I was putting too much pressure on myself and was not taking care of myself.  How good it is to put myself first, and then everything else falls into place – what seemed like a responsibility is now a pleasure.

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Electricity

by Ellie

Electricity

Today I Appreciate….

  • Electricity – I don’t normally pay attention to the electricity in our house… That is until it goes out…..

Last night sitting at the computer the lights started to dim… the computer went out… Then everything started to do a dance – on ~ off ~ on ~ dim ~ off ~ on ~ dim ~ dimmer… The house was black – well almost black as there was a light here or there was a very low dim…

I made my way to the kitchen to get the flashlight and then proceeded to unplug the computers. Even though we have surge protectors – I thought it would be better to unplug rather than have this low voltage going through them. I plugged in the corded phone and reported the outage… then went to bed – not much more I could do in the dark!

I woke several times early this morning and saw the electricity was on .. then off again…  😯      A little later it came back on…. It’s been on ever since – so I guess we are AOK now.

So today I do indeed appreciate the electricity that runs through my house – the people who went out in the rain last night to restore it – and the comforts of a house with electricity!  🙂

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Visualizing

by Ellie

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Today I Appreciate….

  • Day Dreaming – As a kid we all did this so naturally… Just sit back and let your imagination go… See the things you want to do – the places you want to visit…the fun times….

As kids we are often told to stop day dreaming…Many of us got the message that day dreaming was not productive…. it was a waste of time and it certainly is not something for adults to do!

I was reminded of this when I read the TUT message the other day:

What part of “visualize” do you think most people misunderstand?

Or don’t they do it, just once a day, for five minutes a day, because they’ve yet to realize that whatever it is they most want lies only a little thinking away?

Visualizing is so simple and such a vital part of living the life you desire! Today people are taught how to visualize and many say “I can’t visualize” … but of course you can — visualizing is day dreaming… You just need to tap back into that child within you… That child who is a master at visualizing!

Take some time today to tap back into that inner child and day dream…. 😀

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