Can Can

Hi, all! I’ve started journaling again, so of course, I’m blogging again, too.

I’m such a rules-bound person that I found it a good exercise this morning to list some things I CAN do. So here they are, fresh off the brain. Enjoy. (I would love to read your Can Do lists, too!)

I can wear white whenever I want to.
I can never wear white if I don’t want to.
I can say “No” with one word, “No.”
I can say “I’ll think about it.”
I can change my mind at any time.
I can let others face the consequences of their actions.
I can find growth in facing the consequences of my own actions.
I can feel differently about someone’s pets than they do.
I can feel differently about anything than others do.
I don’t have to laugh at jokes that hurt my feelings.
I can allow things to be awkward.
I can choose to not comment about other people’s choices.
I can choose to not comment about other people’s choices.
I can choose to not comment about other people’s choices.
When criticized, I can respond calmly. They may be right, and they may be wrong.
I can be alone.
I can be quiet.
I can be happy.
I can be sad, or afraid, or anxious.
I can feel any way I feel.
I can be thankful.
I can live without ______ (fill in the blank with anything).
I can choose to not comment about other people’s choices. That again.
I can smile at myself in the mirror.
I can be taught things.
I can teach others things.
I can age.
I can accept how things are.
I can exhale.
I can trust God.

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