I Am Very Grateful For Having A Warm Home In The Winter

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 334 People

    Thank God For It

    I have been homeless, and so there is a special place in my heart for people who have no warm retreat from the brutal elements in winter. If I had a house large enough, I would offer free rooms to the homeless during cold weather.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Jul 14, 2010

    I love the pale winter sky.

    I love a table set with candles and a big rustic mound of warm fresh baked bread as the lone appetizer. I love sitting at a table before a window scape that is gray and white. I love a crackling fire on a cold evening. I love a book that cannot wait. I love being under the...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2014


    i think about this every winter and i think about and often see people who sleep outside in the cold (whether it's in summer or winter) and i feel sad for them. i've always loved the feeling of having somewhere warm to run to. i'm eternally grateful that i do.
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi
    31-35, F
    Jun 13, 2010

    Warm And In A Big Comfortable Bed!

     I lived on the street and where I live minus 30F is not unusual in winter. In fact it can and does get much colder here.But, I wanted to tell you about somebody else. Alice. This old gal used to bed down on newspapers  in brutally frigid weather. I lived downtown at the time...
    Dadzpad Dadzpad
    46-50, M
    Dec 19, 2011

    An Absolute Need

    I remember last winter when I joined this group, it was very poinant, I was here exploring EP during the blizzard of the century. I felt so lucky to have electricity to do so and the heat to feel warm. It was freezing outside dumping 40+ inches of snow on the landscape. Had I not...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    Jan 30, 2011

    Winter Happiness

    winter brings more cold but also warmth. you now have an excuse to cuddle next to someone you love. you now have an excuse to wear those colorful comfy socks you'v been wanting to try on for a long time. winter brings hot chocolate and laughing in the snow. winter brings...
    MoonFlower28 MoonFlower28
    18-21, F
    Sep 18, 2012

    A Blessing We Take For Granted

    I saw a news clip of my town trying to gather up the homeless. It's going to be 12 degrees tonight. A Blizzard is on the way..lots of ice & subzero tempretures. The shelters are asking for blankets & supplies. How very sad to be in that predicament.    Thank God I have a warm...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2011

    I Focus On What I Have Not What I Don't Have

    then I am grateful.... I am extremely grateful for having a roof over my head and a warm bed to sleep in when there are so many people out there homeless and lost and animals without a home or owner to care for them I am grateful that I have all that I do have.... it is not much...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Aug 10, 2011

    I'm in my basement stacking firewood

    and throwing more down here getting prepared for winter. Doesn't hurt to have it ready to go.
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound
    31-35, M
    Oct 14, 2015
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