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8/11/19 10:55 A

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Today, I am grateful for:

1. the beautiful weather today
2. Breakfast with youngest stepson
3. the sound of the lawnmower outside
4. the lovely music I'm currently listening to
5. my health
6. the use of my legs
7. the healing of my wrist
8. my home
9. my paycheck
10. the sunshine
11. the stars at night
12. the phases of the moon
13. my neverending spiritual path here on this Earth
14. the trees
15. the flowers I grow outside
16. the vegetables friends and family share with me
17. My husband
18. my children
19. my grandchildren
20. the comfortable bed I sleep in
21. the clothes on my back
22. my hair
23. Netflix :-)

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7/8/17 10:37 A

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Gratitude list:
1-Chocolate
2-Pens
3-Paper
4-Pencils
5-Curly hair
6-Tape
7-Paper clips
8-Glue
9-Markers
10-Crayons
11-Play doh
12-Silly String
13-Son who sings when he is happy
14-Silly Songs
15-Silly putty
16-Stapler
17-Staples
18-Coloring Books
19-Bubbles
20-Silly movies
21-High Lighters
22-Scissors
23-Sticky notes

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6/11/17 5:51 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


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6/1/17 7:34 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

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5/28/17 1:53 P

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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

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5/26/17 12:45 P

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Today I am grateful for the following:
1. Waking up this morning.
2. My wonderful husband.
3. My 2 sons.
4. My home.
5. Reliable transportation.
6. Our pets.
7. Appliances.
8. Clothes and shoes.
9. Money in our bank account.
10. Food.
11. Clean water.
12. Computer.
13. Books to read.
14. Electricity and gas.
15. My best friend.
16. My Spark friends.
17. Birds singing beautiful melodies.
18. Pretty blue sky.
19. Sunshine.
20. Fluffy white clouds.
21. Squirrels playing in the trees.
22. My eye sight and hearing.
23. God's grace and forgiveness.


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5/26/17 10:22 A

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Today I am especially grateful for:
1. My daughter reaching out to me from the MId-east
2. My other daughter having the opportunity to interview for a job she really wants.
3. My oldest son and his wife for taking us along on vacation last week with our granddaughter.
4. My second son being able to relocate for his job and finding so much happiness.
5. My youngest son and his girlfriend having a great time with their animals and life.
6. My husband being able to work from home today after a long week of commuting.
7. My participation and acceptance in the Franciscan journey.
8. My faith and the opportunity to live that faith.
9. Friendships and relationships that make me work to be a better person.
10. That I can afford to take the dogs to the vet and have them checked out and vaccinated.
11. That I am back on track with my weight loss.
12. That we have plenty of food to eat.
13. That we have clean running water to drink and cook with.
14. That we have a good soaking rain for all the plants and vegetation
15. That life is so good
16. That I am part of a challenge that lets me express gratitude.
17. That I have a working computer
18. That I have good health
19. That I have people who love me
20. That I have people I love back
21. That I had a good night's sleep
22. That my husband is my best friend and lifelong companion among other things!
23. That I am who I am and no one else- good or bad


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5/19/17 10:20 A

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Grateful for:
1--Sleeping, almost 6 hours.
2- Waking in my own good time!
3- For Sunshine to wake up to!
4- For only waking twice, and going back to sleep !
5- For singing Birds!
6- That being sick to my stomach seems to have alleviated.
7- That we have nothing impending on the calendar .
8-Only I was sick, husband is fine.
9-That hubby is doing the grocery shopping.
10- That my sister, in the hospital, is improving.
11-That the injury of the week at my grandsons is a mildly dislocated ring finger.
12- That is awkward playing his sax in band, but not hampering baseball! LOL!
13- That I could open all the windows, at least for this morning...
14- For the gift of Air Conditioning, for days like yesterday!
15-That my husband was able to get AC in bedroom window.
16- It gets harder to put AC in every year!
17- That downstairs AC, is permanently installed.
18-That my stomach troubles appear to be just from bad yogurt, not another hernia!
19- That I have gone one full year with NO hospitalizations.
20-And, except Cataract surgery, no surgeries since April 2016! (After 13 in the previous 16 mos)
21- For all the technology, that we enjoy today!
22- For this Gratitude post, to lift my mood, by reminding me how blessed I am
23-For kindle cooperating to let me SPARK & post to this Gratitude challenge thread.

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5/13/17 6:50 P

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I am grateful today!

1. the sound of rain
2. pea soup cooking
3. feeling calm
4. completing a task
5. creative ideas
6. my family
7. good memories
8. new skills
9. my friend's cute granddaughters
10. baby smiles
11. pictures of my sons when they were young
12. yummy sweet potato
13. a friend is getting her health back
14. longer daylight hours
15. the smell of the air after rain
16. living in a convenient location
17. the taste of fresh parsley
18. juicy Pears
19. watching my little dog stretch in the morning
20. long walks
21 comedy shows
22. motivational books
23. motivational Spark members

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5/10/17 6:22 A

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Today I am thankful for/that:
1) Yesterday I bought some chocolate but still stayed under my calories
2) I left for lunch from work yesterday (I don't usually do this)
3) We had a good laugh when a coworker showed us his funky socks
4) Got to hold a baby! My coworker's daughter brought her new baby in.
5) Figured a problem out at work and my boss was appreciative.
6) I have been giving my daughter little daily challenges and yesterday she went to her gym and did 30 minutes on the bike.
7) I have nice peppers and broccoli for roasting
8) I cooked up beans overnight in my crock pot
9) My Mom is coming up this weekend
10) My daughter will be here as well for the weekend.
11) I have been remembering my vitamins
12) I made extra payments on my credit cards
13) I have extra money for this weekend
14) I've been pacing out the housework for my Mom's visit so I'm not doing it all the night before
15) I got to see my favorite person at Planet Fitness yesterday
16) My DD has an interview tomorrow
17) My DD is quitting a bad habit
18) I will be home early tonight
19) I threw away my XXL shirts yesterday
20) I felt good yesterday with my reduction of caffeine
21) My sweet cat
22) My heat up pad for my neck, I've been sleeping on my neck wrong
23) My new attitude at work. I've noticed a difference since I changed my attitude.


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5/5/17 3:33 P

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1. my dh (our now and our history - almost 30 years)
2. My children
3. My mum and dad
4. My MiL and SiL
5. Wonderful weather today
6. Rock music
7. My house plants are all thriving
8. Two loads of washing done using free electricity
9. solar panels
10. Walk this morning
11. My spark friends (esp Gill)
12. The cold I seem to be developing didn't happen early this week
13. A lovely breeze today
14. Watching great TV with my family
15. Lovely blue sky
16. For resisting temptations of goodies at work today
17. Washing machine
18. Seriously comfy bed
19. Lovely drinking water
20. Excellent tasty food today
21. Getting shopping my dh and MiL needed today
22. My dd being brave enough to risk going out tomorow, risking being let down by girls as she has been before
23. Tomorrow is Saturday.
I am grateful!

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5/5/17 12:58 P

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1 the view from my kitchen window
2 coloured felt pens
3 a lovely cup of tea
4 celebrating 30 yrs of being a Nichiren Buddhist
5 topping up my mobile phone
6 chanting
7 my neighbour being quiet at the moment
8 the wind got my washing dry quickly!
9 making another date to meet with my friend
10 being able to offer some unwanted wood to someone on Freecycle
11 feeling relaxed
12 curry for dinner tonight (and a small naan bread)
13 an easier day on the exercise challenge
14 going back to bed with my coffee this morning
15 a good sleep last night
16 a safe home on a wild, windy day
17 resisting the lure of carbs today
18 getting my shopping done
19 a new-to-me sweater from a friend
20 a lovely fruit salad for lunch
21 making a paper fortune-teller to decide what to do this evening
22 finding out a course I want to do is affordable
23 Photos in the post today of my grandson - lovely

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4/7/17 8:32 P

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Today I am grateful for:

1. The rain outside my window.
2. Ice packs all over my body while I'm here.
3. A dark cool quiet room.
4. Health insurance
5. Dragon speak software.
6. Healthy meals prepared for me.
7. My husband
8. My dog feeling even better.
9. Photos on my phone to make me smile.
10. Feeling safe.
11. Surprise visit from a friend.
12. Cold drinks
13. Clean bedding
14. Prayers from friends.
15. Praying for friends and family.
16. Free movies to watch
17. Friday!
18. Crisp Fuji Apple
19. Having the means to buy fresh healthy food
20. Keeping my pain medication low today.
21. Not needing wound care.
22. Gardenia shower gel to use.
23. Good kindle book to read.

Be Well,
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4/7/17 6:09 P

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I am grateful for:

1. It's Friday!
2. It's a beautiful sunny day!
3. A clean house
4. Dinner plans for Saturday
5. My Husband
6. My Son
7. My sisters
8. Clean water
9. Dinner already cooking
10. My dog
11. Fresh fruit
12. Fresh veggies
13. A hot cup of tea
14. Shortbread cookies
15. Technology
16. Friends
17. My neighbors
18. Having plans for the weekend
19. Outland rerun on tonight
20. My car
21. Getting two tops in a smaller size than usual
22. New photos of my nephews baby
23. Babies

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4/7/17 10:17 A

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Day 21 I'm grateful for:
1. Spring is on the way, even if it doesn't look like it this morning
2. warmer temps coming that will melt the snow
3. snow shovels
4. good neighbors (with snow shovels)
5. garbage men
6. vacuum cleaners
7. my new Keurig coffee pot to replace the one that wore out
8. my cat
9. my warm house
10. blankets
11. slippers
12. hot cereal for breakfast
13. my granddaughter
14. vacation plans
15. fresh berries
16 fresh wholegrain bread
17. crochet pattern designers
18. washers and dryers
19 clean laundry
20 paper plates
21. public libraries
22. people willing to help when we need it
23. a full gas tank

"Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation" Isaiah 12:2 KJV

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4/7/17 9:39 A

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Day 21
1. friends
2. oatmeal
3. apples
4. sunshine
5. canoe
6. sparkpeople
7. coffee
8. no damage from yesterday's storm
9. internet
10. down a pound
11. motivation to keep it off until weigh in day tomorrow
12. books
13. hope
14. new yellow flower in the yard
15. seedlings
16 birds
17. neighbors
18. butterflies
19 bees
20 clothes fit better than last week
21. shrub that i thought was dead is leafing out
22. study
23. rainbow yesterday

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4/7/17 7:06 A

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DAY 21..
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I am grateful for..
1. waking up at home
2. arriving home safely yesterday
3. sleeping in a cozy bed
4. getting a good night sleep
5. getting lots of pics edited
6. hot coffee
7. cozy robe
8. seeing Stella this morning
9. that she was ok and safe while we were gone
10. that my in laws were able to come check on her
11. good neighbors
12. good quotes
13. good books
14. wifi, even if it’s not so great right now, I’m thankful for it
15. having the computer this morning instead of just my phone to work on
16. my health
17. my family’s health
18. my ankle healing, slowly but surely
19. getting caught up on putting images to the gratitude quotes (didn’t know you couldn’t add images on your phone)
20. catching up on email
21. feeling renewed and motivated
22. not gaining 5 pounds, just a couple, while camping.
23. feeling at peace with it, knowing i can overcome this. this is just a moment in time. i will lose this weight. i will reach my goals.

Sara

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4/7/17 6:56 A

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DAY 21..



Below, (in a journal, or in a blog), list 23 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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