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Let's have a little thread here where we can post the random things that pop up in our day for which we are grateful!!

 

Today I am grateful for:

-My husband, My baby's nap, and my good skin care products!!

 

These things are giving rest and ease to me today in a time that is some what challenging and chaotic.

 

What are you grateful for today?

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Old 08-05-2011, 10:48 AM
 
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Oh, I love gratitude lists! It gets me out of "stinkin thinkin" alot!

 

I'm grateful to have a loving husband, a family that loves me, and a strong recovery from drug addiction.

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I am grateful for:

 

- a boyfriend who has stood by my side for the past 9 months while I have been going through a lot of emotional and mental issues

- a new job I will be starting pm August 15

- my two beautiful daughters


Single mama to a 5yo and 8yo

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Thank you for this thread Snapdragon. coolshine.gif

Today I am grateful:
*for feeling happy. I actually felt happy today.
*for letting a lot of things go in my life. I'm so much happier when I let go.
*for caring less about what others think.
*for feeling so much less anxious.
*for resting and taking it easy.
*for DD and DH and the beautiful horses at the barn.


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Great thread – thank YOU for posting it.

 

I am grateful for a good nights sleep.

I am grateful for birthday cash. ~*~*~*~ $$$ ~*~*~*~

I am grateful for my garden.

I am grateful for my sister and being able to talk with her.

I am grateful for my understanding coworker.

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Today I am grateful:
*for the groceries in the fridge
*for the fresh flowers I'm about to arrange
*for DD's health and happiness
*for the Air Conditioning!

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Today I am grateful for…

 

Sunshine

Seeing my sweet little boy this morning before going to work

Discovering a delicious new drink and enjoying it guilt free

Asking my DH to do something for me (gratitude to myself)

DH happily agreeing to do it (gratitude to DH)

Free lunch at work, with pie

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Today I am grateful for:

*the love of friendship heartbeat.gif
*money to spend on my Dad's birthday
*my fresh new shampoo

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Wonderful thread!

I am grateful for:

 

-being a week past my due date with #2 which affords me a little extra special time with my soon-to-be big sis DD

-my wonderful, hardworking DH

-the blue sky with white puffy clouds

-the smell of the banana bread baking in my oven right now

 

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Today I am grateful for

 

Dd

My brother and his family

Happy memories


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Today I am grateful for:
*a quiet Sunday
*the means to buy DD new shoes and a new school bag smile.gif

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Today, I am grateful for:

 

  • enough money to order takeout for dinner without guilt
  • air conditioning in my home
  • new lighting in my kitchen, which has taken away my headaches

Happy single mama of Girlchild (10) and Boychild (9).
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I'm so, so very greatful for my husband!


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What a wonderful idea snapdragon! It's so nice to read what others are thankful for and to take some time to reflect on all the blessings in my own life.

 

Today I am thankful for:

-having family close by

-my hubby, for doing the dishes before going to work 

-the chance to spend a little bit of time connecting with powerful ladies (even if it's only in cyberspace) before starting the day

-the incredible joy that I get watching my baby-turned-toddler grow

-air, sunshine, clean water, plentiful food


~may all beings be free from suffering~
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Today I am grateful....

 

* My Son who is beautiful, thoughtful, inquistive and full of life

* My garden for it's bounty and gentle healing

* The generosity of people who love me

* Homemade blackberry pie

* New ear rings

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Today I am grateful....

 

* My Son who is beautiful, thoughtful, inquistive and full of life

* My garden for it's bounty and gentle healing

* The generosity of people who love me

* Homemade blackberry pie

* New ear rings



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* My husband, who works so hard for our family.

* Stepdaughter willing to watch my boys so I can run a few errands.

* Motivation to get moving.

* Cool breezes while I walk the dog.

* Fresh veggies and fruits from my Dad's garden.

 


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Love is an action word. 

Words have power...use them wisely.

Who you are is just enough.

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Wonderful thread and I'm glad I found it!

 

Today I am grateful for:

  1. A wonderfully loving partner in my life
  2. The grace of forgiveness
  3. My cup of coffee in the morning with 2 splenda & a generous amount of cream
  4. My youngest and his sense of imagination
  5. My oldest and his desire to spend time with his grandparents
  6. Recognizing that I deserve time to myself

 


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This day I am grateful for...

 

* Feeling good

* My credit card and the gas which it purchased

* Sunshine with a light breeze

* Discovering our friend reserved a great camp spot for our upcoming vacation

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Today I am grateful:

*for long naps
*for our warm home
*that DD likes her new teacher
*for the means to buy DD a beautiful new dress
*for loving friends and family

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Today I am grateful for:

 

  1. Being able to snuggle asleep with both of my children
  2. The way my DH makes me feel sexy (even with morning hair and without my first cup of coffee)
  3. The joy of reading a good book
  4. My imagination in trying to create some yummy & portable breakfast ideas for DS
  5. The honesty of my DS in telling me he didn't like above breakfast idea/creation
  6. A free lunch at work today!

 

 

and always grateful for finding this thread... love.gif

 


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Love these and love reading other peoples...

 

I'm thankful for the hugs I got when I lunched will my 1st grader today

 

I'm thankful for my boss who researched our companies bereavement policy granting me 40 hrs of paid leave after my miscarriage.  And the yippee phone call that came with it. 

 

I'm thankful for my Older daughters sweet smile.

 

I'm thankful for a my husband, crazy as he is, loves me completely. 

 

I'm thankful for quiet mornings and an awesome cup of coffee.

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Today I am grateful:

*that it rained!
*for the pretty fresh flowers I just arranged
*for DD's beautiful spirit
*that school started
*that DH and I are getting along so well
*that the cleaning ladies are coming tomorrow


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Today I am grateful for:

  1. A wonderful friend at work to go to coffee with
  2. Having a sense of humor about life and it's crazy quirks
  3. Being an optimist
  4. Having a partner who is raising our kids to be wonderful human beings
  5. The sun is shining to work in my garden tonight after work

 


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[quote name="_ktg_" urlThe honesty of my DS in telling me he didn't like above breakfast idea/creation


orngbiggrin.gif  When it happened though - I was not a grateful person at all. I was a bit mecry.gifand banghead.gif  and then hopmad.gifto DH with his refusal of the smoothies I made for both he & his brother.   I think the protein powder was the culprit to sink the ship of deliciousness - so back to the drawing board I go notes2.gif

 


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Today I am grateful for love.gif:

 

  1. Having previous experience and wisdom to deal with a situation at work & keeping my calm
  2. Meditating in the bright early morning sunshine (for a whole 20 minutes!!)
  3. DH's reminders and keeping tabs on our monthly budget
  4. Wonderful pictures from a co-worker from a wedding we attended this weekend
  5. Our garden which provided a considerable amount of goodness for my lunch today
  6. Keeping a promise to myself to go for a walk at 1:30pm this afternoon

 


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Today I am grateful:

*for this thread. I need it.
*for regaining my energy after a very low energy morning.
*for the bright, beautiful day.
*for DD's beauty in and out. She looked so pretty today in her floral dress.
*for lots of laughs with DH.
*that our home is in order.
*that our car is working well.
*for letting things go and taking it easy.

God is Good.

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Today I am grateful for:

 

- having the ability and means to follow my instinct and do what I think is right even when others may not agree- and to feel right about listening to my own self.

- my beautiful son

- good food

- a long clarifying talk I had with dh today

- a trip out of town we took recently in which I gained meaningful perspective on my current situation and saw how some of my challenges were actually more circumstantial than internal

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Today I am grateful for:

 

  1. Finding this thread (again!)
  2. Having a wonderful friend & co-worker return so we can commiserate together
  3. Working with wonderful people who have senses of humor
  4. My kids laughter which is infectious and drives away any bad mood in an instant
  5. Free lunch (gf fettuccine alfredo!!) at work

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