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My Inspiration for Counting My Blessings

Monday, July 16, 2012

My last blog post mentioned that I count my blessings when I'm trying to fall asleep. Others replied that they read -- my former way of lulling to sleep. However, that requires using a light and my DH has to wake up at 5 am. So he's already snoring away by the time I even enter the bedroom.

That said, when I can't sleep I count my blessings, which can be done in the dark, so as not to wake him any more than I do simply by getting into bed and rustling the covers.

Also, though not an original idea, I have been practicing this "fall to sleep" idea since I was a kid. Music is a big part of my life and I first heard these words in a song while watching a classic Hollywood musical. The song is from Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" -- one of my all-time favorite movies -- performed originally by Rosemary Clooney as sung to Bing Crosby. Bing then went on to put this song on one of his Christmas albums.

I couldn't find the original by Rosemary Clooney but you hear the lyrics anyway in this link to Bing's rendition n YouTube. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
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  • SUNSET09
    I drink tea as it soothes me however, I like counting your blessings, so the next time I have trouble, I'm going to, thanx! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3299 days ago
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