I'm very grateful for a conversation with my boyfriend last night. I'm grateful for the very different ways that we see some things and the way we can talk about it and respect each others views while trying to understand the other side. I'm so grateful to see things in a different way and to look at why I see it a different way. I'm grateful to have my voice and feel comfortable using it. It is ok to disagree. It is ok to not share all the same beliefs as the ones you love. The important part is the mutual respect for those beliefs. I'm grateful for the triggers it stirred in both of us last night and the ability to communicate through that in a loving way. And I'm grateful for the dreams it led to last night that showed me additional aspects of my beliefs, both the old and the new. I'm grateful for these new beliefs that I have built over the last few years and I'm grateful for the flexibility to let the ones fall away that are no longer useful while holding the ones that feed my needs still. What beliefs do you hold? Which ones are questioned by the one
I believe the way to a better future starts with gratitude today.