41 Things To Be Grateful For

to be grateful for

to be grateful for

I know, I know, Thanksgiving Day was yesterday. But why is it that we only practice being thankful on one day of the year? This entire season is about being thankful for what we have. Actually, this entire life is about being thankful.

It is so easy for us to get caught up in the things that we don’t have. Because of this, it can often distance ourselves from the things that truly matter in life. The little things that we should be thankful for, and the blessings that fill our lives every day.

Here are some of the things that I am grateful for in my life.

  1. I am grateful to have a God that loves me.
  2. I am grateful for my mom and dad, and all that they do for me.
  3. I am thankful for my two older sisters.
  4. I am grateful for my health.
  5. I am grateful to have food in my stomach.
  6. I am grateful to have a roof over my head.
  7. I am grateful for my two brothers (brother-in-laws).
  8. I am grateful for my pride and joy, my niece.
  9. I am grateful for my grandparents.
  10. I am grateful for my three dogs and one cat. Sorry Faith, you aren’t my cat.
  11. I am grateful to live in the beautiful state of Minnesota, even with it’s harsh winters.
  12. I am grateful for my friends, both new and old.
  13. I am grateful for having the freedom to be me.
  14. I am grateful to live in the greatest country in the world.
  15. I am grateful for the men and women who fight for my freedom.
  16. I am grateful for my job.
  17. I am grateful to be able to drive to and from work in my own car.
  18. I am grateful that I am able to support myself.
  19. I am grateful for the holidays.
  20. I am grateful for Christmas music. It’s never too early for Christmas music.
  21. I am grateful for my education.
  22. I am grateful for my ability to exercise.
  23. I am grateful for the improvement with my mental health.
  24. I am grateful for finding the strength to break out of my comfort zone.
  25. I am grateful for having the ability to share my blog.
  26. I am grateful for anyone and everyone that has supported me.
  27. I am grateful to be a Groomsman in my best friends upcoming wedding.
  28. I am grateful to have a heated and air conditioned house.
  29. I am grateful for all of the traveling that I get to partake in.
  30. I am grateful for comedy movies.
  31. I am grateful for being able to read. Never thought I would say that…
  32. I am grateful for hockey.
  33. I am grateful for all of the memories that I have made with my friends.
  34. I am grateful for the weddings that I got to attend this year.
  35. I am grateful for bonfires on a summers night.
  36. I am grateful for the sun that fills the days.
  37. I am grateful for the stars that light up the night.
  38. I am grateful to be able to talk with my friends in different countries.
  39. I am grateful for family get togethers.
  40. I am grateful to be a survivor of depression, anxiety, and an eating disorder.
  41. I am grateful to be me.

What are you grateful for in your life?

Michael Bonnell

11/23/2018

 

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