March crept up on me. I was so captivated by the cold days of February that I almost allowed the pages of the calendar to turn unnoticed. That would have been a shame. I’m still plugging away at my 2022 blogging challenge. Each day I am discovering new ways that my life is blessed. Despite all the tragedy and drama in the world, I am discovering I have so much to be thankful for in my life. The trick is to find those blessings in the mundane. I start my day searching for moments of appreciation in my life. The events or things might seem small and insignificant, but they add up to a giant pile of blessings. I’ve never attempted to express gratitude as the primary subject of my writing. This post covers day sixty-nine of my 365 days of thankfulness.
Day Sixty-Nine of my 365 Days of Thankfulness
On day sixty-nine of my 365 days of thankfulness, I am grateful for my writer’s group. We meet once a month in a local library to critique our various projects. All of us have different writing styles. I have learned so much from the people sitting around the long wooden table. We lost one of our members late last year. An element of sadness enters the room every time we think about one of her stories. Sometimes it feels like she is sitting at the table with us. We’ve become close over the years, even though we only meet once a month. You can’t avoid being tight with people you share a piece of your soul with from time to time. I am so grateful I found this group of wonderful people.
This old lady speaks….
This old lady’s opinion is thanksgiving is a matter of choice. Even in the darkness, we can choose to seek the light. My blessings may not be the same as yours because I’m old. I bet if you dig deep, you can come up with something to be thankful for today. Part of the problem with modern life is we neglect to see the small things that make up our common human experience. Thankfulness is an adventure we can all enjoy together. Would you please leave a comment and share with me some of the things you are thankful for today.
Who is Molly Shea?
Molly Shea is an accomplished fictional short story writer from Indiana who writes short stories and novels about a fictional town called Tecumseh. To read more of her short stories and adventures, click here.
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