Counting those which matter

The tiring, mind spinning, stressful days like the ones I have been experiencing recently need a healing touch.

I was straining to find some soothing words somewhere out there and realized.. it lay right inside of me.This beautiful post reminded me that the best way to drive away the negatives in our lives is to cherish the positives some more.

So, here I am , listing all things that makes me feel blessed right now πŸ™‚

Early morning, I wake up to see the sweetest expression of life next to me..in Paapu’s sleeping face.
———I am a mother.

In the midst of chaotic mornings, I manage to see my parents on the webcam..their affectionate faces and familiar smiles.
———I have happy, healthy parents. I have the technology to stay in touch.

Putting everything in place, as I rush to say bye to hubby heading to office, he bends down to plant a kiss on my head.
———I have love that lingers, in spite of everything else.

I sprint towards my car that waits to take me to my destination safely, as always.
———I have a faithful mode of transportation.

Office is a short drive from Home and the traffic is almost always light.
———I stay close to work. I enjoy my drive to the workplace.

A friendly team, familiar tasks and jobs, just enough challenges and responsibilities to keep it interesting.
———I have a job that I do not hate.

The familiar blog sites and my favorite people behind them, their words, the pictures and a gateway to feel another life.
———I have my own little virtual set of friends I cherish.

The mad dash towards the house soon after parking the car, in joyous anticipation of seeing my little baby after many hours.
———I have my loved ones to return to everyday.

The opening of the door and calling out for Paapu and her immediate happy squeal reaction with hurried crawling towards me.
———I have a fair share of PRICELESS MOMENTS.

The dinner preparation or stepping out to the nearest restaurant.
———I can make food or buy it when am hungry.

The weekend get-togethers, the talks and the laughs with the same set of people, most times.
———I have a bunch of caring people who I call ‘friends’.

Getting dressed up for occasions and blushing at some really sweet compliments.
———I have good looks and a decent figure.

Listening to opinions and voicing my own without fear.
———I am read. I can think straight.

Dancing like there is no tomorrow, singing to a friendly cheer, decorating a party hall, painting to replicate a beautiful scene.
———I have talents and opportunities to showcase them.

Tears welling up in the eyes and the swell in the throat at times.
———I feel. I care.

Take this up as a tag and write down your blessings. I assure it will make your day more brighter and bring on a smile. Because it just did, to me πŸ™‚

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25 Responses to Counting those which matter

  1. ilovelucy says:

    What a lovely post, AHK!
    You are truly blessed!! πŸ™‚
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    Me: Thank you sweets..

  2. Focusing on positives have a way of blowing away the blues.

    May these positives stay always..and more get added to this list of yours.
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    Me: “Focusing on positives have a way of blowing away the blues.” – very well said. Can I use this as my status line comfy? πŸ™‚

  3. Wishing you tons and tons of joys more!
    Touchwood!
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    Me: Touching wood too :D, Thank you dearie

  4. Pepper says:

    That was such a wonderful read. Hope you stay happy and blessed πŸ™‚

    Now how about some Paapu updates?
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    Me: Thanks..and yeah, been a while since dedicated Paapu updates, isn’t it? Will do one soon πŸ™‚

  5. la Vida Loca says:

    thats a beautiful post
    —————-
    Me: πŸ™‚

  6. Titaxy says:

    Lovely post, AHK. Wish you many many such joys!
    —————-

    Me: Thank you T! πŸ™‚

  7. Yellow says:

    Love the way you’ve done it!
    Stay blessed, may you! πŸ™‚
    ——————
    Me: Thank you on both those lines Yellow πŸ™‚
    And hey, welcome here!

    • Yellow says:

      I’ve been coming here for quite some time now – but yeah, have been lazy when it comes to commenting. Love your blog, though I wish you’d post more often! πŸ™‚
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      Me: Wow, love it when I get to see commenst from lurkers. Thank you Yellow! And, welcome πŸ™‚
      Yes yes, I hear you…have the same complaint agianst myself too πŸ˜€

  8. revsjoiedevivre says:

    *knocking on wood* May it always be the same, because if anyone deserves it all, it’s you. Muah! πŸ™‚

  9. Roop Rai says:

    you deserve it all and more, ahk. :))

    may you alwaysss have blessings to count, and i know you will. πŸ™‚

  10. Scribbler says:

    I likey !!!

    TAG idea is nice..shall take it up AHK πŸ™‚

    Wishing you Happy Life..Always Happy Life that is πŸ™‚

  11. HappyFeet says:

    love the way u have done it. and thanks for doing it πŸ™‚
    —————-
    Me: πŸ™‚

  12. Pepper says:

    Time for a new post??? You said you would do a Paapu update soon. Write!
    —————-
    Me: Umm….sorry? Wasn’t lazy or anything..time just engulfed me πŸ˜€
    Wrote already πŸ™‚

  13. Smitha says:

    That was a lovely post! My first timehere – blog-hopped across and loved what I read.
    ——————
    Me: Hey there, welcome here Smitha πŸ™‚

    Thanks for the nice words!

  14. nisha says:

    sweet post..counting blessings is always the best way to stay ositive. my first time here and i can see the reason for always happy!!!
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    Me: Hey Nisha , welcome here! πŸ™‚
    BTW, I love your name..was one of the top on list for Paapu’s names

  15. Vidya says:

    Blog-hopped and landed here! A wonderful post and a subject close to my heart- to count our blessings! Cheers!
    ——————
    Me: Hi Vidya ..welcome πŸ™‚
    Thank you for the nice comment

  16. Titaxy says:

    Happy New Year, AHK.
    ——————
    Me: Ditto back to you T, have a wonderful year ahead πŸ™‚

  17. scorpria says:

    The best of the lot was the last line “β€”β€”β€”I feel. I care.”
    I’m speechless. That’s an amazing list!

    And with this, I officially give up reading any more of your posts for now (I have 3 projects to work on and complete within the next 2.5 hours! I havent done anything for the past hour!! I’ve a car and home loan, and I really need my job!!! :D)

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