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7/14/17 1:23 P

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My Gratitude List:
1) January
2) Cold weather
3) February
4) Hearts
5) March
6) Basketball
7) April
8) Warmer weather
9) May
10) Blossoms
11) June
12) Grass
13) July
14) Fireworks
15) August
16) Sand
17) September
18) School
19) October
20) Fallen Leaves
21) November
22) Cooler weather
23) December
24) Christmas Magic
25) Hallmark
26) Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
27) Sun rises
28) Sun sets
29) Rainbows

Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, it make it the life you want to life. ~Dr. Mae Jemison *My 2020 Motto*
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6/17/17 5:40 A

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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
25. Glasses and contacts
26. My education
27. My five senses
28. Good memories
29. Electricity, water, etc.


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6/14/17 5:53 A

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I AM GRATEFUL FOR:

1. God of the universe hears and answers my prayers
2. my horses Buttercup and Mohica
3. DH and I are working on our 38 year old marriage instead of "throwing in the towel."
4. the warm sun
5. sparkers who blog...I get sparked to continue my journey!
6. spark friends who encourage me along !
7. the freedom to study God's word.
8. the fresh eggs my hens give me!
9. beautiful wild flowers that live around our farm
10. clean water

11. being able to hear the birds singing
12. my daughter
13. my sons
14. the ability to forgive
15. the ability to overcome
16. the book- The Beck Diet Solution.
17. to be able to read and write (type)
18. I lost a pound.
19. my goat Elizabeth who gives yummy milk, so I can make yogurt and ice-cream, and cheese!
20. having a pastor who is "led by the Spirit."

21. morning sunshine!
22. my sourdough starter!
23. the ability to begin again
24. the spectacular sunrise this morning!
25. the veterinarian who is taking care of Mohica
26. for my mind
27. for my dogs who love me unconditionally
28. for the bluebird families that live on the farm.
29. memories

"Being Challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional"
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6/3/17 7:55 A

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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.
25. the ability to read and plenty of books.
26. slow days at work.
27. the internet, for all the information that's available.
28. for my hilly neighborhood that provides a great walking workout.
29. my soft bed at the end of the day.

Shana, CA (PST)
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6/1/17 3:51 P

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So very grateful for the following:
1. That the work on the roof and the porches is almost completed
2. That the man came and grinded the stumps from trees we had taken down
3. That the bridesmaid dress is in the store for the wedding this weekend
4. That I heard from my daughter in the Mid East
5. That we got one of the dogs groomed
6. That I was able to take one of the dogs for a long walk today
7. That I was able to deliver Meals on Wheels
8. That my husband could work from home again today
9. That the sun was out all day today and the temps were in the high 70's
10. That the weather is supposed to be nice for the wedding this weekend
11. That I have almost all my steps in on my fitbit
12. For the show Downton Abbey
13. That I have a full day tomorrow
14. That my daughter has a second interview for a new job
15. That we are getting ready to sell this house and move to something smaller
16. That I was born into the family I was born into
17. That my husband has a close knit family
18. That my children all love one another
19. That we live in the village we live in
20. That we have a new pastor who wants to improve our parish
21. That we have food in the freezer that we can defrost for dinner
22. That I am part of the Parish Council
23. For my Franciscan Fraternity
24. That we had CYFM in our children's lives
25. That we are part of the food co-op
26. That we have so much to look back on and look forward to
27. That we can live in relative peace
28. That we have had such a long happy marriage
29. That I have all this tech stuff to try to improve communication with my far off children

Carolyn
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5/28/17 8:19 A

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emoticon On this Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, I am grateful:
1- For Life
2- That I was born in this family
3- And in the USA
4-For enjoying good health lately.
5- For a brilliant, young Surgeon, brave enough to try my surgery last year.
6- That surgery was successful.
7- For being successfully revived -Twice.
8- For Technology in the world today.
9- For being able to stay in touch with Family and friends.
10- For my comfortable home
11- For my husband of 43 yrs.
12-For his health.
13- That we are able to maintain this style of living.
14- That our daughters are healthy, and in loving relationships.
15- That our 3 grandsons are, Happy, Healthy, bright boys.
16- For bagels & decaf, this Sunday morning!
16- And singing birds, as background music.
17- That we have good food.
18 And that I am able to stand to cook & clean.
19- That when I couldn't , my husband was able to.
20- For sharing all this technology to record TV favorites.
21- that we have a car, fortunately aging , but running.
22- For all my green, growing, blooming things in my yard.
23- Yes, grateful for all the rain we've had, which was just enough.
24- For the kindness of neighbors!
25- That as we lost old dear neighbors, the new ones have been wonderful.
26- Grateful We can still manage to garden. Adding plants, and weeding, a bit.
27- For our old dog, who is a dear, as time & arthritis wear on him.
28- For month of May drawing to a close.
29- For this Gratitude challenge, which makes me think of all I have to be thankful for.
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5/23/17 5:54 A

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Today I am grateful/thankful for/that
1) I spent a lot of time with DD this weekend
2) I got my DD to go to Aldi grocery shopping
3) DD is learning to see the value in pinching pennies
4) Saturday was my last cup of coffee
5) My decision to go caffeine free
6) Yesterday wasn't too painful with no caffeine, I did get the headache though.
7) I slept really good last night
8) My decision to remain alchohol free
9) Knowing that even though I made some poor food choices over the weekend, today is a new day
10) All is well in my world
11) Tazo cinnamon herb tea
12) Hibiscus plants in apartment complex are in bloom
13) My Mom wants to go plant shopping next weekend for her birthday
14) My Mom will be 83 years old
15) Rain last night
16) Fun at work
17) We got back to the gym last night.
18) My DD's best friend/roommate got the internship
19) A short drive to work everyday
20) My sweet cat
21) Homemade chili for lunch
22) Coworker brought in some extra work clothes for my DD
23) All the tempting food is out of my house again
24) I'm taking steps in dealing with anxiety
25) This challenge has really made me think and is helping me change some thought patterns
26) The SparkPeople community feed helps me find inspiration
27) Meals in freezer for the week
28) Being able to take care of most things online
29) I am expecting new vitamins in the mail

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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5/18/17 12:37 A

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1. this gratitude challenge
2. potato that soothed my stomach
3. wonder
4. sense of awe
5. non stop laughing
6. stress relief
7. puzzles and word games that keep me calm
8. low fat food that tastes good
9. McIntosh apples
10. sweet bananas
11. little moments that touch my heart
12. nighttime sky
13. hugs from my grandchildren
14. bracelet that my granddaughter made for me
15. comfy pjs
16. my neighbor giving me tomatoes that he has grown
17. solving problems
18. life lessons that I have learned
19. forgiveness
20. beliefs
21. farmers
22. grocery stores
23. thankfulness
24. watching my little dog dance around
25. Petunias
26. green grass
27. trees
28. my porch
29. comfort


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5/11/17 6:17 A

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1. a pile of clean laundry
2. the decorator called to say he'd come and give me a quote
3. Spark Friends
4. blueberries
5. the view from my window now that the trees are in leaf
6. a lovely vase of flowers from my garden
7. Medjool dates
8. a cosy fake-fur waistcoat to keep me warm
9. actually having a Skype call with my son & family :)
10. my d-i-l adding me on Skype
11. finding a nice birthday card to send to a friend
12. knowing how to make a nutroast
13. butterflies in the garden
14. afternoon cuppa on the sunny doorstep
15. Fruit to make a big fruit salad for lunch
16. Being just within my budget
17. Time to read
18. Cheese on toast
19. A new bunch of bananas
20. Good bowel action!
21. Going out for a short run
22. Getting my exercises done
23. Co-op rewards system
24. Contactless payment
25. A list!
26. Quality programmes on Radio 4
27. A lie-in this morning
28. Fresh green veg from the Farmers Market
29. Mid morning coffee at home

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4/13/17 2:42 P

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Today I am grateful for:

1. My husband
2. My son
3. My sisters
4. My friends
5. This sunny day
6. The anticipation of warmer days
7. My warm house
8. My cozy bed
9. My dog
10. A hot cup of tea
11. Food on my table
12. Clean water to drink
13. Fresh fruit
14. Fresh veggies
15. Exercise
16. My job
17. Music
18. Books
19. Travel
20. Vacations
21. Learning
22. Free online courses
23. Good doctors
24. Medicine
25. Good dentists
26. My Jeep
27. Friendly neighbors
28. Memories
29. Faith

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4/13/17 1:54 P

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1. Spring
2. supermarkets
3. good walking shoes
4. birds
5. my Keurig
6. my fitbit
7. my Kindle
8. books
9. eyeglasses
10. faith
11. new CDs to listen to
12. friends
13. my daughter and son-in-law
14. the internet
15. online friends
16. a full gas tank
17. the yarn shop
18. online shopping
19. shade trees
20. hope
21. unconditional love
22. hot tea
23. SparkPeople
24. team leaders
25. my crocheting group
26. volunteers
27. clean water
28. washer and dryer
29. a pretty sunset

"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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4/13/17 8:24 A

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DAY 27
1. Birdsong
2. Apples
3. God health
4. Energy
5. Positive attitude
6. friends
7.birds
8. Butterflies
9. Bees
10. sushine
11. clean water
12. clean air
13. warm bed
14. garden
15. dogs
16. rabbits
17. hawks
18. eagles
19. music
20. art
21.study
22. books
23. museums
24. canoe
25. oranges
26. hope
27. flowers
28. babies
29. sparkpeople

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4/13/17 7:35 A

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DAY 27..
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I am grateful for..
1. a new day
2. a cool morning
3. hot coffee
4. cuddly kitty
5. healing ankle
6. getting graphics made yesterday
7. getting classes scheduled yesterday
8. getting the ball rolling on better internet yesterday
9. eating healthy yesterday
10. day 27 of gratitudes
11. having time off from FF and main job
12. having water today to do laundry (water co. flushed lines yesterday)
13. having running water in general!
14. having indoor plumbing (Yay, no outhouses!)
15. having electrify!
16. having computers (hello world)
17. having wifi (even during the slooow times)
18. my boys
19. my family
20. my friends who i don’t see nearly enough
21. not having to be on medication the rest of my life
22. learning
23. growing
24. helping others
25. prayer
26. getting another FB live done yesterday
27. having hope for a better tomorrow
28. not giving up
29. food in the fridge
-Thank you God, so much for all of these things! I am eternally grateful! Eternally thankful. Eternally yours.

Sara

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4/13/17 7:09 A

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DAY 27..



Below, (in a journal, or in a blog), list 29 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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