I Am Thankful For What I Have

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    Before we regret the little we had

    once was good and the better was best. Be thankful and happy
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    1 Response Oct 4, 2014

    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

    It's Ok To Have...

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

    So happy to have the pleasure of being alive,

    that loving feely thing for everything on God 's beautiful earth! Amen
    Nelaew Nelaew
    51-55, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2015

    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
    36-40, F
    Aug 5, 2013

    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

    Not being an ambitious person I can happily say

    I´m very thankful for everyone in my life... Starting with parents and family, following with friends in real life and of course, last but not least, my boyfriend... I don´t count possessions, just people, so yes, I am thankful and proud.....
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 14, 2015

    Always be happy with what you have

    because you never know when you could suddenly lose it for what ever reason. And personally happy with what you have is gets you happy in general, funny How that works huh lulz
    FreightTrainOG FreightTrainOG
    22-25, M
    Aug 15, 2015

    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
    5 Responses Jun 5, 2009

    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

    Yes i am. My life is not perfect

    but italics better than it was before so i am thankful for all i have now!!! And the best os yet to come. I believe a positive mind and lead you to good things in life.
    Mystic2202 Mystic2202
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2016

    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

    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

    Reaaaalllly thankful,

    thank you everyone x
    HarryEStyles HarryEStyles
    22-25, M
    Mar 30, 2014

    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

    Hey you, yes you. Smile!

    Your beautiful :)
    josef2000 josef2000
    16-17, M
    Apr 23, 2015

    I keep reminding myself it's about quality not

    quantity for the holidays. We have plenty of food, it's the people. It just doesn't feel like thanksgiving with so few. I think it's because growing up every year at my grandmother's there was my dad, brother and myself, then my uncles side, which was him, my aunt, my 4 cousins...
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    1 Response Nov 26, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 4, 2012

    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

    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
    7 Responses Mar 14, 2014

    More than anything, I'm glad

    for the holy spirit with me and Jesus' love that he gave everything for us. It really takes some thinking to fully understand, but it has a beautiful irony of simplicity at the same time. It's more or less this, I sinned yesterday but I'm not guilty today, I'm not just...
    anon8369 anon8369
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 18, 2015

    And I should be. I worked my *** off

    since the age of 20 to have all I have. I knew what I wanted, and the only way to get it was to work and go for it.
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    Mar 3, 2016

    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

    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
    1 Response Aug 20, 2008

    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
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Jun 13, 2009

    I rarely complain because I'm thankful

    for everything I have. There's always worse..
    teejayy23 teejayy23
    22-25, F
    Apr 17, 2014

    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
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2012

    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


    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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