It Feels Good to be Thankful

Yesterday’s post on thankfulness was as much for me as for any of the readers.  It’s amazing that I often need frequent reminders about the most basic aspects of life which you would think I’d never forget.  With busy schedules and hectic lives we seem to dismiss and neglect the simple traits which are vital for succeeding and enjoying life.  This has been a great opportunity for me to take some dedicated time and focus on all I have to be thankful for.  Of course this is just a short list; I feel like I’m barely scratching the surface.  All of the books in the entire world could not contain everything if I listed them individually.  It makes my heart happy and humble.

wild sunflower by Sarah Franzen

wild sunflower by Sarah Franzen

What I’m Thankful for…

* My husband * My family * My friends * Being pregnant * Audrey, our parakeet * Sunflowers * Boots * Ice Cream * The animals in our backyard * Fireflies * Corn on the cob * Sunshine * Key-less entry vehicles * Rain * Our house * My childhood * Easter * Growing up in the country * Lip balm * HGTV * Watermelon * High-speed internet * Butterflies * Christmas * Digital cameras * Flip flops * Dishwashers * Mobile phones * Heated seats * Central air conditioning * Chai tea * Piano music * Pandora * My health * Education * Sewing machines * Living in America * Amazon * Buttons * Web cams for video calls * The ability to go for a walk * Our quiet community * Hot air balloons * Carrot cake * Church * Mason jars * Movies * 5-toed shoes * Framed black and white photos * Crafts * Reclaimed wood * Clay * Sunsets * Lace * Fingernail polish * Maternity pants * Hobby Lobby * Universal remote controls * Instant pudding * Scarves * Peanut butter cups * Contact paper * Kettle corn * Massages * Lighthouses * Rabbits * Barns * Cornfields * Power tools * Starfish * Sunglasses * Cartoons * Swings * Waterfalls * My relationship with Jesus

Start your own list.  It’s a great activity to get the kids and rest of the family in on as well.  And feel free to share what you are thankful for in an email or below in the comments section.  I’d love to hear about the blessings in your life.

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