Thursday, December 27, 2007

Thursday Thirteen #12

I’m feeling a little blue, so I thought that writing about something positive might make me feel better. Therefore, I give you… 13 things about which to be happy.

1. My mom made it successfully through her knee surgery this morning, and I will be able to see her later today.
2. I am blessed and thankful to have children.
3. My job is stable so I don’t have to worry about being laid off, where my next meal is coming from, or whether I’m going to have a place to live. Which brings me to my home…
4. I may not love the home itself, but I have a place to stay cool in the summer, warm in the winter, and a place to lay my head in comfort each night.
5. I love the man I married (even when he disappoints me or disagrees with me, which is more often than I’d like lately).
6. My mother and sister live within an hour’s drive.
7. The computer and Internet access allow me to get connected with the world around me.
8. All five senses are in working order (though the hearing is getting sensitive).
9. There is plenty of food in our home, and I am a fairly able cook.
10. My vehicle gets me where I need to go.
11. I have the freedom to choose which church I attend, and I am happy with the church family that I have.
12. I am fairly healthy, no debilitating or chronic diseases, and my husband and children are healthy as well.
13. My children enjoyed Christmas this year.


  1. What a nice list of positives! I hope they made you feel better.

    Happy New Year

  2. I love your list ! A great way to remind us, well me, to be more thankful. so, thanks !

  3. Thanks for the reminder that we all have plenty to be thankful for, even when thinks seem to be their craziest ;-)

    Hope things brighten up!

    Have a wonderful new year!

  4. Wonderful way to remind us to be thankful for what we do have....I am glad you mom made it through the surgery. Hearing becomes selective with age I hear tell.

  5. *hugs*

    Happy TT

  6. Great list. You are truly blessed.

  7. Isn't it funny how the coming new year inspires us to think more positively?

    My TT will help too ~ This Is My Wish Edition.

    Live, laugh, love, and learn in 2008!

  8. Glad to hear that your mom had a successful knee operation.

    A Simple Life

    moms..... check nyo

  9. I love how you take any situation and think positively of it. I need to do that more often.

  10. That is 13 great things to be thankful for - god for you. See you soon. Kellan

  11. I'm sorry to hear that you're feeling down, but what a great way to remind yourself of all your blessings! I need to do this.

    Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting on my 13 :)

  12. It's always good to look on the bright side.

  13. I'm coming in late - I hope the blue now turned into pink :) - even rainbow :)


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