Day: November 30, 2011

300 Reasons to be Thankful

When I was catching up with three days of thankfulness yesterday, I suddenly realized I was nearing the end of the road! Today is the last day of the November Thankfulness Challenge – though hopefully not the last day I share things for which I am thankful. In some ways I can’t believe I actually came up with 300 reasons to be thankful, and yet at the same time, I realize that I have so much more than I deserve in this life, that I don’t even realize how blessed and privileged I am. If this Thankfulness Challenge has done anything, it has stretched my mind and opened my eyes to all the little things, and all the oft-overlooked things, that we tend to forget about being thankful for. The things that those poorer than us don’t have (even if we consider ourselves at the bottom of the ladder, so to speak). The friendships and family that others might not be able to enjoy. The memories, the homes, the special places that we often take for granted. The things we complain about that are really blessings “in disguise.”

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