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Some of the Things for which I am Thankful

Monday, November 12, 2012

1. God's love
2. God's forgiveness
3. God's provision
4. My family and my pets
5. That I got to see my son Richard before he flew to his next duty station
6. That my stomach tumor has not grown
7. Medical advances
8. Kind, caring people in the medical profession and the veterinary profession
9. Friends, both that I have met and that I know online
10. Pure clean water
11. "TV" dinners so I don't have to cook other than microwave and that list the nutrients including potassium
12. That I still have energy to cook some
13. Electricity!
14. Computers that help with communication and learning
15. For heating in the winter and cooling in the summer
16. For instant on cooking so we don't have to build a fire
17. For refrigeration of perishable foods
18. Lights for dark days
19. Photos to remind us of our loved ones
20. Books to entertain and teach us
21. Clothing for comfort and maybe fashion
22. That Social Security still works
23. That my ex is considerate of us
24. For Jason, my oldest who gave me hope and was a miracle from God after many miscarriages. He also keeps my brain active.
25. For Richard who is kind and gentle.
26. For Kristen who challenged me during her teen years, and has one to help me with appointments and encouraged me while the fishies nibbled my toes and I was very depressed.
27. For sweet Catherine who has taken me into her home, has been one who would talk to me at length, and from being a squeamish little girl has turned into a brave nurse.
28. For Jessica, who her entrance shortly before Thanksgiving, so the hospital provided Thanksgiving dinner for my whole family. She is working very hard to get a good house to be a home for her family.
29. For Bryan who has been honest when it was hard and has made loving difficult decisions to help his family.
30. That my mom and grandmother gave me great examples of Christian women who dealt with the difficulties of life in a loving, hardworking way.
31. For 18 year old CoffeeKitty who cuddles with me nightly and keeps my left side warm.
32. For Cloud (kitty) who cuddles with me during my nap.
33. For Shadow (kitty) who entertains me by trying to catch shadows.
34. For Stratus (kitty) who is a gentleman about the food even though he always wants more and can't have it.
35. For Cielito (Chihuahua dog), who is well trained to potty pads for when I go someplace and can't take him out. He also is very lively and enjoys going out to see what is happening in the world.
36. For little Patience (Yorkie), who filled the empty spot in my heart left by the death of Mercy. Since she is toothless and half-blind, I have to take good care of her, which satisfies that need of mine to be needed.
37. For my chore worker who keeps my living area clean and does chores that are hard for me to do nowadays.
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KAB7801 5/15/2013 6:00PM

    You have the top of the list right, you are a very thankful person
That's great
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JENNY712 1/4/2013 10:21PM

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SHAN2SHAGG 12/28/2012 2:50AM

    love it! I have a thankful journal that all my kids also add too. It is not just for thanksgiving but for all times/. God is good! Shan

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JOYATLAST 12/3/2012 9:48PM

    Love your list! You are Blessed!

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POOH_BEAR_69 12/1/2012 10:31PM

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful list... It reminds us all to be ever grateful for the many blessings we have in life! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WARMSPRINGDAY 11/18/2012 5:06PM

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LUCINDARW 11/18/2012 12:28PM

    Thank you for sharing your list! I think it encompases everything in life. thanksgiving is always the time it all comes to mind but should be an everyday thing. May you have a good life and God bless you! Lucinda

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LAINYC 11/17/2012 3:36PM

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SAMMIESMOM13 11/17/2012 8:57AM

    Great list Nellie. We all need to take the time to stop and realize and be thankful for our many blessings.

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RURAL3 11/15/2012 3:04PM

    and those are only some of the things emoticon emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 11/14/2012 9:36PM

    What a wonderful list of blessings, Nellie. Thank you for sharing them. May God continue to bless you and your family.
Blessings and hugs,
Helen

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FITANDFAITHFUL1 11/14/2012 8:02PM

    Dear Nellie,
What a great idea and also with Thanksgiving around the corner. But actually, being thankful should be a 365 days a year event. Thank you for this reminder, friend. emoticon

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MISSCUS 11/14/2012 6:59PM

    What a great list Nellie. It made me rethink today. I needed that push. You have a LOT to be thankful for. Just keep enjoying your life, praise God daily.

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2BE-MY-BEST 11/14/2012 11:59AM

    emoticon You have many blessings! May God, continue to bless your life!

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CMWARDRN 11/13/2012 4:35PM

  You are blessed. You also reminded me of my many blessings! emoticon emoticon

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JUDSTERF 11/13/2012 2:57PM

    What a wonderful lis of thankfulness!!!! Hugs!!

Judy

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67YKCEB 11/13/2012 12:37PM

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I wonder how many people truly sit down and write out what they are thankful for. I know I have never done that. .... maybe I should.

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FLMOMX2 11/13/2012 12:10PM

    What a great way to count your many blessings!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DIDMIS 11/13/2012 11:25AM

    Nelloie what a wonderful list. I especially enjoyed how your children grew up and are taking care of you. So many children want their parents to support them all of their lives. I have only Spiritual children, too many to number, but most are in Mexico.
Irene

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SARAHTAIT 11/13/2012 10:43AM

    Love love love your gratitude list...we all have so much to be thankful for!!! You are truly a blessed woman....

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CONCHA77 11/13/2012 8:53AM

    You do have a lot to be thankful for, thanks for sharing. You are Blessed. emoticon

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SUNRISE14 11/13/2012 6:46AM

    emoticon emoticon I have a little yorkie to ! emoticon I love him with all my heart ! You have a wonderful list my friend GOD HAS BLESSED US ALL ! LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT ! emoticon emoticon

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LOGOULD 11/13/2012 6:34AM

    Wow, so much to be thankful for and such wise eyes to see it! Thanks for all the reminders! emoticon

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SMIDGON 11/13/2012 6:25AM

    Very well said, Friend!
Hugs,
Janet

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SIMPLY4DHEART 11/13/2012 3:15AM

    THat is very comprehensive and heartfelt list. God Bless You Nellie. I am going to make a list like this, thank you for sharing with us. emoticon emoticon

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DETERMINEDJANET 11/12/2012 10:44PM

    That's an extensive list of thankfulness! Love it!

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BRAVELUTE 11/12/2012 10:12PM

    Quite a list! Lot's of thought went into it. At my women's club meeting a woman said, "What would happen if we only had tomorrow what we thanked God for today?"

I think you'd be rich, with everything you were thankful for.

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CAROLFAITHWALKR 11/12/2012 9:56PM

    What a wonderful and heartfelt list!

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