Saturday, April 7, 2012

G is for Gratitude

Sometimes in our busy lives we forget to be grateful for the things we have. Gratitude reminds us that  we have much to be grateful for.

I have a beautiful daughter who makes me proud of her. Who has gone back to college while working full-time,  raising a family, and keeping her marriage alive. Many of us would quit faced with the daily challenges of life. But she has persevered and will graduate in May.

I have three wonderful grandchildren who amaze me daily. The are constantly coming up with new and clever things. I love them dearly.

I have parents who are still active. And a brother and sister who love me. I have been surrounded by nieces and nephews. As well as my extended family of cousins and friends who have become like family.

I was blessed with the ability to tell stories and be able to write them so that others may read them. I also have relatively good health.

Then there is my winter haven. I am so grateful that I was able to find it. Nestled on an island on the Atlantic sea coast it has been an extraordinary place where I've found many friends.

Today I am grateful just to be alive.



  1. I love you and I am grateful for you. I wish everyone could have a mother as amazing as you!

  2. Im grateful I found a friend like you and for you to show me the way to write my feelings out and not keep them locked inside! Love ya! Hugs!

  3. you certainly do have much to be grateful for--sounds like a wonderful life--and what a strong woman your daughter must be!

  4. Love your thankfuln heart! An attitude of gratitude is a blessing! Thanks for sharing, and for stopping by my blog today!


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