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Gratitude Chronicle #1

Sometimes in this practice there are times when I cannot focus on my determinations. For a large portion of the beginning of my journey I decided to just have gratitude, thankful-ness, and deep appreciation for my life itself. Alongside the privilege of practicing NDB.

I am so incredibly lucky to be here today, and I have learnt over time to appreciate and acknowledge all of the things that have contributed to my growth and security.

So I have decided to start posting

5 things I can be thankful for today: 

1- A relaxed and caring employer who respects my health

2 – A full pantry, fresh from food shopping yesterday

3 – A warm house, and bed to nurse me back to health

4 – Connection to the internet so I can express myself and keep myself entertained

5 – To have had two great conversations with both of my parents today

What are YOU grateful for?

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4 comments on “Gratitude Chronicle #1

  1. annabachinsky
    April 26, 2013

    Jesus. The fact that He has always been right beside me through every up and down in life 🙂

  2. Steve Lakey
    April 27, 2013

    The chance to read posts like this, that remind us to be grateful!

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