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I Am Thankful For What I Have

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    From Mother To Daughter

    I got this a long time ago for a birthday in my 20s and kept it for the beauty in its message. :) For a special daughter with so much love today and always There are no perfect words to name the feelings deep inside That having such a daughter brings- the warmth, the glow of...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 18, 2012

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    From Father To Daughter

    I got this in a birthday card from my 20s that I saved for the beauty of its message and I just wanted to share it here. :) For a wonderful daughter You mean so much to me If I could gather up all the smiles, laughs memories and pride that you've brought me through the years...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 18, 2012

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    It's Ok To Have...

      ... what you want, but more important to want what you have.
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M Nov 17, 2009

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    Every Single Day ....

    I say thanks for what I have. To many - I have a GREAT life!!  Sometimes, I think a few things here and there could be tweaked (to be better) but I am very lucky. I have my famly. friends, health, home, and want for nothing really. I ...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    I guess I could come on here

    and complain about all the things gone wrong in my life but sometimes I feel like i have no right doing so when there are people in this world that have absolutely no friends and family, no home, food or just living in violent situations. I feel very lucky for what good things I...
    kae77 kae77 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Yes I Am!

    I am thankful for my case worker who is helping me through doctor visits and in finding how to get better. I am thankful for my husband for be there for me no matter what. I am thankful for my beautiful son who has brought so much joy to my life. I am thankful for my Dad and Step...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Aug 5, 2013

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    I Am Thankful For A Lot Of My Things

    But at the same time, I need a little more than what I have. I need more than what I'm getting out of life. While I do appreciate and love the gadgets I have and all of that, there's more to life than just materials, you know? I'm thankful for them, but I need more than just...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response May 4, 2012

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    Reaaaalllly thankful,

    thank you everyone x
    HarryEStyles HarryEStyles 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Staying Positive Through The Pain

    I am going through a divorce, and painful as it is, I still manage to wake up everyday feeling grateful. I think this experience has taught me to be more aware of all the good things that are still in my life. Divorce doesn't take away everything from you. It only takes away...
    sfgiants78 sfgiants78 31-35, F 2 Responses May 30, 2011

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    Thankiesgiving Thank Yous

    I guess this is just to remind myself what I am thankful and grateful for. Even though what I have right now is very few. It's enough for me i guess. This thanksgiving that is coming up, I am thankful thta I have a mother and a sister who cares even though my sister's way of...
    tenshilove tenshilove 18-21, F Nov 27, 2013

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    I guess I could come on here

    and complain about all the things gone wrong in my life but sometimes I feel like i have no right doing so when there are people in this world that have absolutely no friends and family, no home, food or just living in violent situations. I feel very lucky for what good things I...
    kae77 kae77 36-40, F Mar 30

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    From Grandmother To Granddaughter

    I got this on a birthday a long time ago in my 20s and wanted to keep it for its beauty in the message. :) Granddaughter Nobody can give to the world what you have to give. Nobody can smile your smile, laugh your laugh, shine your light, be wonderful in the way that is so...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 18, 2012

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    Blessed To Have So Much In My Life

    I am so luckyTo have grown up in a loving familyTo have found a lifelong partnerTo be in a loving mariage of 30+ yearsTo have given birth to 2 healthy children who are now great adultsTo have lived in 5 different countriesTo share my life experiences with wonderful lifelong...
    Bellile Bellile 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    From Stepfather To Daughter

    I got this card a long time ago in my 20s for my birthday and I just kept the card for its beauty in the message and am sharing it here. :) Today is your day, Daughter It's a day to look back and celebrate all the ways you've grown and changed and blessed the lives of those...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2012

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    What I Am Thankful For

    I am thankful for a lot. I'm alive. I'm a survivor. I can breathe. I can move. I can talk. I can see. I can look around. I can smell. I can taste. I can chew my food. I can swallow. I can smile. I can cry. I can laugh. I can touch. I can feel. I can go to the bathroom. I can...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2011

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    Thankfulness Is a Good Thing!

    No matter how I feel on any given day or time, I am VERY VERY THANKFUL for what I do have!! Everyday on my way home from work, I see people that make me think, I am thankful that I do have a car to drive.  I have a car to drive to work and for that I am thankful that I have...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    I Looked Across The Table At Your Faces And Saw

    My Own Today was golden. I pick my Mother up at the dementia home regularly and take her out for a drive and a meal. Today my younger Sister joined us. What's so special about that?... They are my whole family... the three of us. So there we were... munching our eggs and bacon...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 9 Responses Mar 14

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    God Has Been Good.

     In spite of giving everything we had together to 4 wives through divorce, I'm still blessed and comfortable.  Also, most of them are still friends, from a distance.  I have my health, can still dance, can climb stairs two at a time, a;lthough I no longer stand on...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Oct 20, 2008

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    Simplicities

    Each day, I am thankful for nights that turn into mornings, friends that turn into family, dreams that turn into reality, and likes that turn into love. - I got this from a friend who reposted from someone else.
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2012

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    Each And Every Day

    I live life day by day and I am very very thankful for what I have today and who I am every day
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F Jul 14, 2010

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    I rarely complain because I'm thankful

    for everything I have. There's always worse..
    teejayy23 teejayy23 18-21, F Apr 17

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    All of the Little, Simple Things.

    And it isn't a whole lot, either.  But, you know, I think it's a lot more than many people do have, so I'm looking at the glass as being half-full.  Bashing myself for what isn't right or what's missing never helped me in the past.  Rarely has being hard on myself...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    From Stepgrandmother To Granddaughter

    I got this card from my stepdad's mom a long time ago in my 20s and kept it because of its beauty in the message. :) It's your birthday - time again for you to make a few wishes and blow out your candles. And it's time for me to tell you about a few wishes of my own that I have...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 18, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I could not tell God enough how thankful I am for his many blessing especially this past week. I am thankful for my health, my strength, my faith,the few true friends that I have...
    alycia12 alycia12 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Yes I have everything I should be thankful for -people who like me a lot and a comfortable home.I have a few good friends and my parents and sister.So I consider myself lucky.I don...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Last night I went to the boardwalk with some of my friends. I really got to see some there characters. I don't know why I been so observant lately, but I have. Anyways, my friends...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Their is a lot that I'm thankful for. Last night I sent thank you gestures out to a handful of friends and most of all replied why you thanking me? Ummmm do you all not realize...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    I am glad I've joined EP. It's nice to be able to share my stories and post things that I wouldn't be able to post on my Facebook with friends and family. If I posted all this on...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    One of the things I'm thankful for is meeting people that mark my life. Mostly all of them are for the good. I remember I met this guy at school his name was Chris N. I admired him...
    cindykaatt cindykaatt 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I hate fighting never been in a fight but I will fight for what I love. I plan to join the Marine Corps and I love my family that's in the Middle East and if I have to join the...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm so thankful for everything I have. I try and remember what I have everyday. I need to be appreciative because it's possible to go without.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    He came into my life and changed all the darkness into light. I owe him so much but will never be able to repay him for what he has done for me and how he has changed my life
    jpops jpops 22-25, F Jul 6

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    To anyone that knows me you'll know I try to be strong for my friends and myself. There is a user on here who has created multiple accounts and has driven many of my friends away...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 3

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    So months now and I'm still holding on to a never ending abyss of a future I don't even know where to start explaining my life and how many problems are just running into me...
    Beauty1Rose Beauty1Rose 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I may not be able to be the one for him, but you know what? He's an amazing friend. I couldn't be happier =^~^=
    Corrina24 Corrina24 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    ...my best friend, who's stuck by me through the absolute hardest two years of my life. I'm grateful every day for her friendship, and I wonder sometimes what I did to deserve it...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F Jul 6

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    there is a paramedic at my station for baltimore county named Rob Hewitt that took care of my family after my dad suffered at massive MI and we are working to meet up with him and...
    Mtay222 Mtay222 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Dear Cheetah🐆💍, If your reading this, I just want you to know you've made such an impact on my life. Though it may seem like I'm not grateful for you sometimes, I really am...
    Lilythesadone Lilythesadone 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It's been exactly a week since I joined EP.. I can still remember how I stumbled on this site.. Out of my anger and frustration, I tried to type the words "I hate my husband" on...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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    I hate fighting so much! There's nothing great about it unless you are fighting for the one you love, but I'd rather talk things out and hope for the best.
    faithomfg faithomfg 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Last night my sleep began sweeter than any other. I was so promptly and tenderly affectionately kissed by this beautiful sexy young girl, that I immediately exclaimed, "THANK YOU...
    YungMussuBLACK YungMussuBLACK 41-45 Jul 13

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    I what to be punished all my life you can put a leash and paserfire in my mouth and get spaking on my butt
    boy23456 boy23456 22-25, M a week ago

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    I have no idea what groups between us we made... all i do know...is that these table groups are slowly taking over ep.... beware ep...more table groups arriving daily....hahahaha
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Love is so many thing that not even a million words could make it easier. Love is a natural feeling you can't force or reject but accept it.
    sam0117 sam0117 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Sometimes you have to give up the fight because that person doesn't want us to fight for them anymore! x
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    There are a lot of things and people who need a voice but don't have one and so if it's good I will be their advocate.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 2

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    ^ This, this picture here is a prime example of how some people are towards others with hearing loss. Usually the way they say it varies but it always means the same damn thing...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    This happens to me all the time. Way too often for my liking. It doesn't help that I have a terrible memory. It also happens mostly when people ask me to do something too, which is...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    The good thing is, that doesn't mean you are getting older. Sometimes, you just have way too much going on!
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 7

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