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I Count My Blessings

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    Thank You God/dess/universe For All My Blessings

    i think i am more blessed than i realize- i get carried away in the petty details of materialistic crap, ooo i want that, oo i  need that etc so on, oh damn my neighbor is wearing the heels all day today and it feels like a hammer on my roof lol, oh **** it's too cold...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 2 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    I come from a broken home.

    I didn't lose family. I gained a stepdad. I gained another grandmother through my stepdad. I gained a stepmom when my dad got remarried before they divorced. (She pretended to love him just so he could get her out of the country.) I gained a stepbrother through my ex-stepmom...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 16

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    Our deepest fear is not

    that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 13

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    Thank you Lord for the new day

    and new life.! Amen...
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My Angel

    We had a family bbq yesterday. We couldn't have chosen a prettier day! The sky was the most perfect shade of blue.My niece who has been staying with us on and off since she was born, was there as well.My niece "helped" me in the kitchen a bit. Then we spent the rest of the day...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    Motherhood

    My children keep me busy when I want to rest. They make me angry sometimes. But I couldn't imagine my life without them. I'm so blessed.
    beyondmyskin beyondmyskin 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    icD Blessing #5 - My wife is not a clothes

    horse (or a shoe horse or a make-up wench or a credit card maniac of any kind)
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Please Share Them As Well!

    I found this group today because I wanted to share a story.  I was honestly stunned that with all the members, all the groups, and all the experiences on EP that two, count them, TWO people say this.  Two just barely qualifies as group.  I think it's safe to...
    Myonis108 Myonis108 56-60, F 11 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    A day away from my home,

    upon my return I'm met with happy pets craving for attention. Fed, pottied and happy, they curl up next to me, knowing no boundaries but content to sit as close as possible and then move closer. I am reminded that the most important moments in life are not the "sonic boom...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    Getting Back On Track

    I wrote this in my morning blog.     Somebody hurt my feelings deeply yesterday.  Their words were careless and sarcastic.  I felt demeaned, belittled and embarrassed.  So I did what I felt I had to do.   I called my best friend in the middle of...
    Myonis108 Myonis108 56-60, F 10 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    I Am Blessed

    I am healthy, I have lovely beautiful smart healthy daughter, I have friends and family who love me back, I have a job that pays the bills, ............ I am blessed
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 12 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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    I live an acceptably comfortable material life

    (not sure my wife would agree) and I didn't have to sell my soul to do it.
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jun 24

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    I Am So Lucky.

    As I gathered with family and friends yesterday for a belated Thanksgiving dinner, I looked around at all the faces of my loved ones and realized once again how blessed I am.  Some people spend their entire lives searching for love and acceptance, and there I was, surrounded...
    angeleyes2009 angeleyes2009 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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    Twenty Personal Blessings

    1. The band "Hot Chip" that I just discovered. (Seriously, look them up.) 2. For the comfy purple jacket that I just purchased that is soft on the inside. 3. That I was accepted into my business fraternity. 4. That I got to enjoy a yoga session this afternoon. 5. That I have a...
    burnbrightly burnbrightly 18-21, F Jan 31, 2013

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    icD Blessing #1 My wife loves me.

    Whatever else, that is true.
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jun 12

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    Showers Of Blessings

    Many are waiting for big blessings but its the small ones that are in showers.They are those who in disguises and many missed them.Its the blessings that we are sure that we know GOD is in all we do.
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F Sep 11, 2010

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    icD Blessing #7 - I can be alone

    when I want to but I never have to be lonely.
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jun 25

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    icD Blessing #4 - My inner life is enhanced by

    the discussions on EP. To listen to the real lives of others and to express my life to others reduces my loneliness.
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jun 16

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    I am in a den of hungry lions yet I am not

    afraid I am engulfed in the dark yet I am brave I get pulled in by the tide yet I am able to swim against the current I got hurt by bullies yet I survive the emotional torment I am a rose and I come with thorns I won't ***** you and make you bleed but if you hurt me, I will...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Oct 9

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    Showers Of Blessings

    Many are waiting for big blessings but its the small ones that are in showers.They are those who in disguises and many missed them.Its the blessings that we are sure that we know GOD is in all we do.
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 9 Responses Sep 11, 2010

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    I can see and look. I can hear

    and listen. I can watch and observe. I can be dull but I choose to glisten. I can fall and I can get back up. I can smile and I can frown. I can talk and sing. I can be serious and I can clown around. I can see black and I can see white. I can see dark in the midst of light...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Feeling Forgotten....so I Will Count My Blessings.

    I am a beloved child of GOD. I have a wonderful husband that loves & supports me. I have two beautiful children. My husband & i both have a JOB. I have a car that gets me were i need to go. I have a house. I have enough food to eat. I have clothes to were. there are people that...
    beyourself789 beyourself789 31-35, F Jul 4, 2012

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    Grateful

    i'm grateful for my wife and son who try to except my anger towards life lately.i know even though they try not to show it that they worry about me. i have an ever growing impatients for my stroke symptom's which limit me just enough to stop me from doing the things i love.the...
    gyse gyse 51-55, M Feb 1, 2013

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    icD Blessing #9 - My mom

    and everything she gave to make a home for me and my sister in the midst of a really rotten marriage to my dad. My mom was a source of joy and humor to us kids all the time that she was being torn up inside by the betrayal and abuse that she was regularly subject to. Thank you...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Nov 9

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    One For Every Year Of My Life Of 35

    I am alive. I have freedom. I can move. I can feel. I can think. I can breathe. I have food to eat and drinks to drink. I live in a country not ruled by death. I can dress myself. I can go to the bathroom. I am artistic. I have special gifts. I can walk. I can talk. I can cry...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 35 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    icD Blessing #8 - Pennsylvania State Employees

    Credit Union - even though I live in Iowa, PSECU is my primary financial institution. For Checking, Savings, Auto Loans and my 10% fixed rate Visa card, I am eternally grateful for their superior service, spectacular rates and amazing dividend returns to the members. I won't...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jul 11

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    Both literally and figuratively!

    So, I have thought about this for a bit and decided that some might think i'm crazy (and they would be right! lol) but thought I would share just the same. A lot of my friends know that I have suffered with seizures for the past 3 years but its also been a blessing as well. If...
    wesgirl wesgirl 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I count my blessings I spent 33 years living

    undiagnosed with a severe food allergy and miraculously not had a near death experience till now. The medical treatment to determining the allergies has been a total joke (I mean 33 years here and not one medic thought it is this food allergy!) but I count my blessings that I...
    weezeey weezeey 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    There are a a lot things

    that I need and want, but I am blessed to have what I have at this time.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F Nov 17

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    A Bright Blue Afternoon

    Last Wednesday, I visited my daughter and my toddler grandson. The afternoon was bright and warm, so we went out into their backyard to enjoy our visit. Spring was springing up everywhere in tender shoots of green and yellow. Happy flowers planted by other hands stood merrily...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I'm just thankful for everything,

    all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that's the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective. Goodnight to all 😌😴
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F Sep 26

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    Different Perspectives

    I am not the author of this. ----------------------------------------- The Difference Between Rich/Poor People? One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. They spent a...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    Be Confident,and Go!

    Confident is really a source of attraction .Maybe you don't look like Brad Pitt or Audrey Herpburn,but your unresistied confident is just like a magic magnet drawing others to like and admire you.So my friends,be confident and go!
    iamjustin iamjustin 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2010

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    icD Blessing #3....I have been able to live my

    life according to my own choices. I live in a time and a culture where that was possible.
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jun 13

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    Somewhere in existence,

    someone thinks I am... admirable, beautiful, courageous, determined, encouraging, friendly, generous, helpful, independent, just, kind, loving, myself, nice, outstanding, pretty, quiet, refreshing, sparkly, tenderhearted, understanding, very friendly, wonderful, exciting, your...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Feb 12

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    Yes, I Do

    I, like everyone, have problems in my life and things that don't go well. I do not let them rule my life and destroy my happiness. I evaluate how they affect me and search for solutions. I readily admit that I curse the bad in my life. But, more importantly I realize all that...
    lifetolive lifetolive 51-55, M 5 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    May you always have walls

    for the winds, a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you, and all your heart might desire. Irish-Blessing
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    I saw another movie where a rpd victim kills

    the person who rpd her. I was sexually abused and physically abused every day for seven months by one man for so many months then another man for so many months. I was at a group home. I went there of my own choosing, hoping to get help in learning how to live independently in...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I'm thankful to wake up to another day .

    May you all enjoy life to the fullest because you never know when it's your last .
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    Blessings

    He gives me beauty for ashes The oil of joy for mourning. He drives all my fears away He turns my morning into dancing. He's the apple of my eye My soul He will keep He always makes me smile He watches over me as I sleep. He gives me peace in times of trouble He loves me...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Mar 5, 2011

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    I thanked God for everything especially the

    good health of my family esp my children. Everyday is a blessing! Amen.
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Blessings In Guise Of Failure.

    Hi! this is Sam ( Name Changed) is a Chartered Accountancy Aspirant. So far the story has been very struggling. Nothing came way so easily. It was my final stage and only last group to appear. Before that as a boy i have been very stubborn, arrogant, selfish and feeling pride in...
    mustafadaudi mustafadaudi 26-30, M Sep 5, 2013

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    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jun 12

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    I Count My Blessings And I Have Many

    As I type this out I am warm in cosy in my home.I have a roof over my head and food in my stomach.My bills are all paid up and my car is running and legal to run.  I can connect with loving friends through my laptop and my phone.All my necessities to live and survive are taken...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    So easy to follow satan and his negative path... I need to focus on Jesus and all my blessings.... 4 great kids, my own farm, faith in God, and a wife who is my heart and soul...
    HollowSoul1971 HollowSoul1971 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    Sitting in a pharmacy waiting for medication is a great place to reflect on your blessings. I am grateful for my health insurance that has covered my recent surgery and all by a...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Thank you God for all the blessings. Thank you for providing me with food and shelter. Thank you for easing my pain at times. Thank you for the many friends and family who keep me...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I had the pleasure of growing up overseas in my early childhood, so visiting others countries is second nature! People do not realize how easy it is to travel, at least in Europe...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    Anyone who's living in west and still hating it is ungrateful. let me tell you what ****** country means, I hate my country so much, I'm sure it's probably the worst country ever...
    despair1 despair1 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    I get it from my dad. He used to listen to Country Music, and I remember my mum rolling her eyes. Haha. There is a country song for every occasion. I even YTube country...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 8