Hello, Thursday! It’s a cold start to a day full of promise and I am grateful to be alive and living it. I’m grateful for opening the blinds to a shimmery, salmon-colored sky, for sleeping soundly and waking to the sound of a cat purring loudly, for the brilliant red cardinal who’s studying me through the window right now, for the woodpeckers who happily tap out the soundtrack to my day, for the good luck of spying that familiar slender, heart-shaped whiteness of a hawk’s breast high up in a tree, for the squirrels leaping and darting, spiraling around the tree trunks and all the joy and fun that is life in my backyard. I’m grateful for my clients and customers, my friends, my family of humans and my fur family, my wife and her affection, for Facetime and Skype and being part of a supportive, love-filled spiritual community, for new opportunities and inspiration. What are you grateful for today?