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1 Things for which to be thankful on Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:38 pm

-Things for which to be thankful

The spouse who complains when dinner is not on time, because they are home with you

The teenager who is complaining about doing dishes because that means they are at home and not on the streets

The mess to clean up after a party because that means you have been surrounded by friends

The taxes you pay because it means you are employed

The clothes that fit a little too snug because it means you have enough to eat

The shadow that watches you work because it means you are out in the sunshine

A lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning, and gutters that need fixing because it means you have a home

All the complaining you hear about the government because it means you have freedom of speech

The space you find at the end of a huge parking lot because it means you are capable of walking

Your heating bill because it means you are warm

The lady behind you in church that sings off key because it means you can hear

The piles of laundry you have to do because it means you have clothes to wear

Weariness and aching at the end of the day because it means you have been productive

The alarm that goes off in the early morning hours because it means you are alive

Getting too much e-mail because you know friends and family are thinking about you

Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to?

Be thankful when you don't know something, for it gives you the opportunity to learn.

Be thankful for the difficult times, During those times you grow.

Be thankful for your limitations, because they give you opportunities for improvement.

Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character

Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons.

Be thankful when you are tired and weary, because it means you have made a difference

It's easy to be thankful for the good things. A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are also thankful for the setbacks. Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive. Find a way to be thankful for your troubles, and they will become your blessings.

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that sums it up pretty well

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2 Re: Things for which to be thankful on Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:53 pm

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Some very good thoughts and


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3 Re: Things for which to be thankful on Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:42 am

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Amen.


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