10 Thing for Which to Be Thankful
Thank you wonderful world of sports! A special gift may well be in order! I realize that some reading this may not have had too great a family experience.
In response, the gratitude they showed him was that they were ready to hand him and his followers over to King Saul. Find stillness, remain calm and take long breathes. We all know that only lasts a week.
10 Thing for Which to Be Thankful - For a day with no missiles and bombs going off.
With the financial markets in turmoil, elections is full swing, and the economy in the crapper, now is as good a time as any to count the good stuff we have going for us. The Beatles were right! But to write using my own thoughts and words is very humbling and brings a sense of immeasurable appreciation. I am also thankful to you, gentle reader, for listening. After spending several years walking in pain I am thankful to have a healthy right knee again. I walked yesterday for the first time in recent memory without pain. The sun was shining warm on my neck and shoulders. The wind blew through my hair. The moment was glorious and filled me with hope. My dog was thankful for the walk too. What are you thankful for? What 3 things bring you the most happiness and joy? Go ahead, share your thankful thoughts in the comments below. Being immobile really sucks, eh? A nice cup of tea. The best part of my day. Well, the best four or five parts of my day. Nothing feels better, more secure, or more comfy than a BIG cup of milky tea. I am drinking one right now. Toronto public library, from whence I have just come. I have been thinking of you. When I had surgery a few months back, it was amazing how quickly I was reminded of what really matters in life and the sense of appreciation that came over me. My list is: 1. Without it, nothing else matters. Being unhealthy makes me selfish and for that, I appreciate every moment of being healthy. So I can focus on the things outside of myself that matter. The daily smiles and laughter and tears and support from friends is an absolute necessity for my life. Friends — even though I no longer live so close to them they are still there for me. For someone who never wanted to get married or have children I am amazed at the amount of love I have for them. Internet — I have been able to attend live services at church via the internet. I have made friends through the internet. I have learned much from blogs. I have chatted with friends via the internet. I guess maybe I should be thankful for modern technology instead of narrowing it down to the internet. For the past several days I have had sharp pain shooting down my leg when I walk so that has not been fun. I could list three hundred! I thank God every day that I can walk, hear, see, smell, taste, think, love, feel, hug, move, and be. After living at home until the age of 28 with a mother who is severly mentally ill which was beyond stressful , moving into my own place and creating it as the sanctuary it now is literally changed my life. The people in my life. My friends, my family, my boyfriend, my colleauges, the beautiful bloggers out there…they are all amazing in ways that words will never fully express. My heart feels as though it could rupture with joy from all of the love I feel for and from them. I think this is a really great blog post! GOOD stuff to read on the internet! It took me about 3 month to be able to walk to the corner and back. No I walk everyday at least 3 miles……. We have to count our blessings just to stay sane sometimes. With all that in mind, I have to say that I am thankful for so many things; my wife, my daughter, and everyone else that has come and gone in my life. More importantly than any other one thing, I am thankful for the challenges in my life. Adversity is just a chance to go mountain climbing, and we together will get to the top with enough practice, over time. So this year, with all the problems in the world, we can all still be thankful.