Gratitude breaks the spell of Writers Block
Jamál (Beauty), 4 Bahá (Splendor) 176 B.E. - Sunday, March 24, 2019
Sunday Afternoon Poem1
Sun shines in all its splendor
Casting dark shadows
Gratitude List for 4 Bahá
Today I am thankful ...
...that my Bank of America checking account is not overdrawn today.
...for fresh brewed coffee on this beautiful March morning.
...that I have 548,783 GPs in my Gift Points account.
...for double chocolate doughnuts to go with my coffee this morning.
...that I have $43.31 in my Vindale Research account.
...for the chicken enchiladas I had for lunch today.
...that I have 632 points in my Survey Junkie account.
...that National Poetry Month is coming up in April.
...that I have five Editors' Picks for my April Edition of the Spiritual newsletter.
...that I finished "Who is The Bab?" in "Bicentenary Poems and Prose" .
....that I have a notepad app on my phone because I can write down lines for poems in the middle of the night.
...that I have 1,263 points in my Opinion Square account.
...that I have $4.60 in my Inbox Dollars account.
...that I have $17.01 in my Send Earning account.
...that I could keep the front door open all day.
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Sometimes I wonder why
these are called the golden years
when there is no gold
and a lot of tears.
Then I intone a prayer
revealed by Baha'u'llah,
and both the tears
and the fears
when I realize
these tests are polishing
the mirror of my soul.