I've not been a good blogger this past week. Can't believe I haven't posted since last Thankful Thursday, but my day would certainly be missing something if I did not share my thankful thoughts today.
I am the type of person that is always doing something, always going somewhere, always involved in this or that. Now that I am getting older than dirt, I'm getting tired of always being on the go and I want to slow down. Many of you know that it is hard to teach an "old dog" new tricks. Even with all that I do, or maybe because of all that I do, I tend to neglect some of the things that I really should do.
While this is not part of my everday routine . . .
I am proud of myself today and thankful to my sister, Lisa, for encouraging me to get out with her last night and walk, walk, walk.
We brought my daughter, Rachel, to her soccer practice and then set out walking around the whole perimeter of Village Park at a decent rate of pace. It took us about 35 minutes to walk the path around the park. I had such a nice time doing that because there were so many youth teams practicing football, soccer and hockey. It was so nice to see so many people brought together, involved in such great activities. We passed many along the way, everyone pleasant and happy to be where they were. Lisa and I really enjoyed sharing that time together in such a productive way.
I read that a consistent 21 days of any activity creates a habit, so I am going to try my best to get into the habit of walking. It will not only inspire me to get into a more healthy lifestyle, but it will give me time for me, whether I share that time with my sister, or use it to let my mind wander to the happenings of the day or hopes and dreams for the future. And while I may start with baby steps . . .
It is our journey, not always the destination, that makes us who we are. Happy Thankful Thursday one and all and thank you to Rhondi at www.rhondisrosecoloredclasses.blogspot.com for encouraging us to express our thankfulness.
May we always leave our footprints on the sand . . .