December 11 – reverb11 – Gracias (Thanks)

Via Michelle Margaret Fajkus
on Dec 11, 2011
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Appreciation and acknowledgement are corner stones to building trust and deepening relationships. Write a thank you note or poem to someone who impacted your life in 2011.

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Special thanks to my fellow YAM tribe member, Heidi Johnson, for offering today’s prompt. Here’s my poem in response:
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Dearest one
Thank you for accepting me
Thank you for loving me so fully and openly
Thank you for supporting me, believing in me, trusting me
Your kindness and friendship make me feel like a million
I cherish you
In every moment
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Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ~William James

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If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice.  ~Meister Eckhart


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About Michelle Margaret Fajkus

Michelle is a believer in the power of poetry, circles and stories. She has been practicing yoga for many lifetimes. She shares a tiny cabin with her partner, daughter, cat and dog at Lake Atitlán in the Guatemalan highlands where she enjoys writing, reading, playing, teaching, learning, walking in nature and daydreaming. Michelle has been a columnist for elephant journal since 2010. Her mindful, inspiring essays, articles and poems can also be found on The Tattooed Buddha, Rebelle Society, LeanPub, and her site, Yoga Freedom.

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3 Responses to “December 11 – reverb11 – Gracias (Thanks)”

  1. Valerie Carruthers says:

    My dear friend, thank you for pushing me to decide which of two paths to walk down. For knowing that if I chose the old familiar one that I would regret it forever. For seeing the future me as much as the present one. Blessings and Peace.

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