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I am grateful for:

1. my warm home
2. my health
3. my husband
4. my kids
5. my grandkids
6. my friends
7. my car
8. my job/paycheck
9. my coworkers
10. memories of my beloved dog, Lanie
11. a safe childhood
12. my doctors
13. the food we have in the house
14. this computer I'm on
15. my private space in the basement
16. my finances
17. our new dishwasher
18. the rain falling outside
19. the warmer temps we've had this winter
20. my car
21. the places I am able to travel to
22. all my kids/grandkids living close by
23. Sparkpeople and the friends I've made through it
24. my incredibly comfortable bed

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7/9/17 4:41 P

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I am grateful for:

1) Safe trip to the bigger town to go shopping
2) Got loads of fruit at Aldi's
3) Grabbing my menu because I lost my list between Aldi's and Walmart
4) Stuck to almost everything on my menu food wise in Walmarts!
5) No eating out
6) Safe trip home
7) Carried the bags in myself
8) Putting away everything
9) Son made it to the meeting place safe
10) Friend and parents were very happy to see my son
11) They were safe on the river. All the people on the river were drunk around them!
12) Son fell but was not seriously hurt
13) Son made it home safe
14) Son made his friend have loads of belly laughs
15) For the rain today
16) For the sunshine today
17) Son was able to make it to church today even if her was very sore
18) We made it to church on time
19) Got to attend a new church
20) Got to hear about son's classmate's mission trip
21) Got to hear how son's classmate has grown
22) Son drove home
23) Stopped at Taco Bell
24) Home safe

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6/12/17 7:02 P

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I am grateful for:
1. My parents
2. My sister
3. My nephew
4. My aunt
5. My cat
6. My home
7. My country and my freedom
8. My health
9. SparkPeople
10. Technology – the internet, cell phone, etc.
11. Sunshine
12. Flowers
13. God and church
14. Music
15. Books
16. Doctors and medicine
17. Sleep
18. Food to eat
19. Cats, birds, and other animals
20. Peacefulness and serenity
21. Exercise
22. My hometown
23. Reliable transportation
24. The beauty of nature


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6/3/17 6:21 A

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1. I'm grateful that the God of the universe hears and answers my prayers
2. I'm grateful for my horses Buttercup and Mohica

3. I'm grateful my DH and I are working on our 38 year old marriage instead of "throwing in the towel."
4. I'm grateful for the warm sun

5. I'm grateful for sparkers who blog...I get sparked to continue my journey!

6. I'm so grateful for spark friends who encourage me along !
7. I'm grateful for the freedom to study God's word.

8. I'm grateful for the fresh eggs my hens give me!
9. I'm grateful for the beautiful wild flowers that live around our farm

10. I'm grateful for clean water
11. I'm grateful for being able to hear the birds singing

12. I'm grateful for my daughter
13. I'm grateful for my sons

14. I'm grateful for the ability to forgive
15. I'm grateful for the ability to overcome

16. I'm grateful for the book- The Beck Diet Solution.
17. I'm grateful to be able to read and write (type)

18. I'm grateful I lost a pound.
19. I'm grateful for my goat Elizabeth who gives yummy milk, so I can make yogurt and ice-cream, and cheese!

20. I'm grateful for having a pastor who is "led by the Spirit."
21. I'm grateful for morning sunshine!

22. I'm grateful for my sourdough starter!
23. I'm grateful for the ability to begin again

24. I'm grateful for the spectacular sunrise this morning!

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5/29/17 11:11 A

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I am so grateful for:

1. my health and life.
2. my dear husband.
3. my two sons.
4. my stable job.
5. my home in a rural neighborhood.
6. being relatively debt free.
7. being able to pursue my master's degree online.

8. the ability to begin again.
9. moments of clarity.
10. awareness of God's presence in my life.
11. quiet time to pray, read, reflect, and journal.

12. my reliable car.
13. more than enough food.
14. my dog
15. humor and laughter
16. faithful and supportive friends
17. for all of my functioning senses.

18. my mom and sister.
19. running water and electricity.
20. good shoes and clothes.
21. my washer and dryer.
22. my dishwasher
23. hearing birds sing

24. the desire to be healthy.

Shana, CA (PST)
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5/27/17 7:00 P

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Today I am grateful for the following:

1. God's Word
2. God's Grace & Mercy
3. My Life
4. My Husband
5. My Children
6. Our Home
7. Our Pets
8. Food
9. Clean Water
10. Sunshine
11. Beautiful Flowers
12. Green Grass
13. Friends & Family
14. Spark Friends
15. Appliances
16. Money
17. Education
18. Clothes & Shoes
19. Computer
20. Books
21. Good Health
22. My Eye Sight
23. My Hearing
24. My Thought Process



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5/27/17 11:19 A

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Today I am grateful for the following:
1. That I woke up on my own and not by the alarm.
2. That we have a long weekend ahead of us.
3. That I had a good conversation with my first daughter this morning.
4. That it is a warm, sunny day.
5. That my neighbors huge party last night didn't interfere with our sleeping.
6. That I had a great date night with my husband last night in a restaurant on the river that included a rainbow!
7. That I have the honor of being a Eucharistic minister tonight at Mass.
8. That I saw a beautiful photo on FB of my daughter overseas.
9. That we will be doing some much needed work around the house today.
10. That I am back on track with my dieting (excluding last night)
11. That life is so darn good.
12. That I have wonderful pets who I love and love me back.
13. That I have great photos of our vacations to help relive the memories.
14. That I have intelligent children who think for themselves.
15. That my son is in a loving, happy marriage.
16. That my second son is doing well in his career and has hobbies that keep him busy and happy.
17. That my third son has such strong political convictions and isn't afraid to express them.
18. That my daughter got allergy medicine for her seasonal allergies.
19. That our friend and his bride got married last night and had it "their way"
20. That even if I am not quite at goal I am doing ok.
21. That I have gotten the message to ramp up my strength and cardio training
22. That both my husband and I are healthy.
23. That we have plans for the future that make us happy and excited.
24. That I have a long, happy marriage.

Carolyn
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5/20/17 12:09 P

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Today I am Grateful that:
1- For Waking!
2- For having slept almost 8 long hours!
3- It is Saturday!
4- For feeling much better!
5- Sudden severe sickness was only from bad yogurt!
6- No big Health issues were triggered by this episode of food poisoning.
7- I have my husband!
8-He is reasonably healthy!
9- That rain has mostly stopped, for all the activities.
10- All 3 grandsons are hiking & camping this weekend.
11- We have wonderful neighbors!
12- Today one brought us cake!
13- Another had our front lawn cut with theirs!
14- Temperature dropped with the storm, to more Spring like #s.
15- To be able to open windows!
16- The Bird choir is singing to a lawn mower back beat!
17- I am able to paint my nails...even with shaky hands!
18-I painted my toenails a bright rose, & finger nails a rosy beige.
19- For Health, Home, & Happiness!
20- For all of today's technologies!
21- For kindle cooperating long enough to get this SPARKing done!
22- I am able to do some work in the garden.
23- And feel able to spend time standing cooking, cleaning in the kitchen.
24- This challenge makes me think about feeling grateful, it is uplifting!
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5/15/17 1:39 A

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I am grateful

1. clean fresh smelling air after the rain today
2. my hands
3. my fingers
4. my comfortable robe that keeps me warm
5. electricity
6. kitchen appliances that make cooking easier.
7. grateful for my sister
8. my love of animals
9. empathy
10. love
11. friendship
12. smiles
13. my dinner of delicious Cod and baked potato with peas and carrots
14. bananas in the morning
15. creamy oatmeal
16. glasses of Spring water to quench my thirst
17. my children
18. my grandchildren
19. my little dog
20. my friends
21 the great people that I work with
22. trees
23. blooming flowers
24. morning sun

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5/11/17 5:42 A

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I'm thankful/grateful for/that:

1) All is well today
2) My DD's interview is today
3) My DD is doing little challenges that I give her every day (due to SparkPeople)
4) Received a Mom's day card in the mail from my Mom, her boyfriend, and my DD
5) Knowing that I will see my Mom and DD on Mother's Day
6) Realizing I had accidentally shut my cat in my closet before she had been in there too long.
7) Work is still going well
8) Workday has been quiet the last 2 days
9) I got a lot of my cleaning done last night for my Mom's visit this weekend
10) Beautiful sunrise on the way to work yesterday
11) My cat cuddling last night
12) My neighbor downstairs
13) Feeling stressed yesterday but doing some breathing exercises and calming right down.
14) Grammarly download that checks everything I write!
15) I found some new podcasts to listen to.
16) Listening to podcasts while cleaning my house makes the chores much more enjoyable.
17) Vegetables in the fridge to roast
18) This challenge, it is the only challenge on Spark that I am doing at the moment.
19) My library
20) I have plans to go to the gym tonight with a coworker
21) A coworker friend will be back at work today after a couple of days off.
22) Looking forward to a hot shower in a couple of minutes
23) I'm making plans for a couple of days off in June.
24) I'm donating a couple of sweaters that I had at work because they are too big.

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau


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5/7/17 3:01 A

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1 helping out by working 14 hour shift
2 getting exercises done at work
3 a date in the diary to meet up with my good friend
4 morning coffee
5 being well-organised which takes the panic out of things
6 being able to listen to the radio on my little phone
7 a good raincoat
8 taking a spare pair of shoes to work to change into
9 being able to switch central heating on at work
10 working with a nice team of people
11 knowing I have two days' off ahead
12 the ideas I've got about The Art of Discarding from the book I read
13 rain all day which meant I didn't mind being stuck indoors at work!
14 6th night's sleep without disturbance from neighbours
15 Wearing a bunch of Lily of the Valley on my lapel (Flora Day tradition)
16 My tablet which enables me to check-in quickly
17 Finding someone on Freecycle who wants something I have
18 Opening a fresh pack of coffee
19 My 'treat' of an individual cheesecake after dinner
20 My 'treat' of jelly for dessert after lunch
21 Sticking to my meal plan
22 Reading a whole book in one day
23 Maintaining my energy all through the day
24 A safe journey home at 11pm

Gill

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5/6/17 5:37 P

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What I am grateful for

1. My loving and supportive dh
2. My kind dd
3. That my dd had a great afternoon with her 'new friends' today
4. my colleagues understanding why I have to go to the doctors and be late to work on Monday
5. It being a dry day, not sunny but dry and quite warm
6.the hawthorns being in flower
7. A wonderful home
8. A very comfy bed
9. Waking up at a regular time as its bright so early
10. For being alive and mostly healthy
11. My lovely peace lily which is flowering
12. My pal taking my dd to her Vamps concert tonite
13. My ds helping me to cook the leek and potato soup for my parents
14. My MiL being well today.
15. My super Summerhouse we may have a BBQ near tomorrow
16. Electricity
17. Drinkable water which I enjoy
18. My computer
19. WiFi working well
20. Watching a film with my dh cuddled up
21. Getting washing dried outside again today
22. My parent
23. My brother fetching my ds home today
24. My car running well



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4/8/17 4:54 P

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I am grateful for:

1. The snow is almost melted
2. A fun time shopping with hubby
3. lunch at Cracker Barrel
4. Mall walking
5. new walking shoes
6. sunshine
7. coffee
8. sponge candy - one piece for a treat
9. that Easter is coming
10. that my granddaughter is getting great grades
11. that my son-in-law loves his new job
12. robins in my yard
13. squirrels that make me laugh
14. living in the USA
15. good health
16. eyeglasses
17. my Kindle
18. mystery books that I'm reading
19. fresh pineapple for breakfast
20. having plenty to eat
21. having a safe place to live
22. our car that's old but runs well
23. peppermint tea
24. this Spark team

"Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you." Isaiah 46:4

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4/8/17 3:25 P

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I am grateful for:

1. This beautiful day
2. Sunshine
3. A hot cup of tea
4. Chocolate donuts (just one)
5. Sleeping in
6. A cozy bed
7. My husband
8. My son
9. My sisters
10. Friends
11. Saturday Mass so I can sleep in on Sunday
12. Good books
13. Music
14. My back feels good today
15. Good doctors
16. Healing medicines
17. Exercise
18. Going out to dinner tonight
19. My dog
20. Cell phones to stay in contact with those far away
21. Sitting on the deck in the sun
22. Tulip just breaking ground
23. Fresh fruit
24. Fresh veggies

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4/8/17 9:11 A

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Day 22
1. good weigh in!
2. more energy
3 clean air4.
5. peach yogurt
6. lentil hummus
7. better posture
8. sunshine
9 birdsong
10. canoe
11. dogs are happy
12. springtime
13. coffee
14. flowers blooming
15. butterflies
16. books
17. friends
18. parents
19 brothers (believe it or not)
20. apples
21. oranges
22. time to do as I please
23. warm quilts
24. art

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4/8/17 8:12 A

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DAY 22..
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I am grateful for..
1. new days
2. second chances
3. sleeping in
4. hot coffee
5. cool mornings
6. scale going down a bit this morning
7. that even though i didn’t do great yesterday with my eating, i didn’t do terrible either. :P
8. 22 straight days of gratitudes
9. cozy robe
10. Stella playing with her ball
11. love
12. forgiveness
13. hope
14. opportunity
15. desire
16. perseverance
17. working past fears
18. that Joey has a good friend and is on a sleepover
19. healing
20. learning
21. growing
22. being vegan
23. being gluten free
24. my oils


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4/8/17 7:56 A

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DAY 22..



Below, (in a journal, or in a blog), list 24 things you are grateful for today.
*If you choose to use a journal, please comment DONE! below when you've finished writing your three gratitudes.
*If you choose to use a blog, please comment DONE! below and include a link to your blog when you've finished writing your three gratitudes.
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