Day Seventy-Two of my 365 Days of Thankfulness

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 seventy-two of my 365 days of thankfulness.  

Day Seventy-Two of my 365 Days of Thankfulness

On day seventy-two of my 365 days of thankfulness, I am grateful for running into friends we hadn’t seen in a long time at the grocery store. It didn’t take long for us to catch up with the events in our lives. We spent some time gripping about gas prices and how we can’t afford to eat these days. It was nice to vent. We wondered what happened to the pandemic, agreeing how strange that it came to a sudden end. I’m happy life seems to be returning to normal. People seem to be coming to terms with not fearing one another again. I am grateful for meeting up with old friends today.

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.

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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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I am the author of Saving the Hen House. I didn't know when I started it would turn into a series. I love to ride motorcycles, the blues, my family, and going on adventures. This old hen rocks.

9 thoughts on “Day Seventy-Two of my 365 Days of Thankfulness

  1. I agree we need to remember to focus on the small things, even the silly things, or else we’ll get sucked into the despair of the news and whatever else. Today I was sad about the way supposed friends act, and I ended up going to the movies alone. But I really enjoyed what I saw! I used to go alone a lot, and there’s no reason not to…

  2. Love this idea of yours. Like what you said, I am thinking of what I am thankful for. Well, it’s a beautiful day today and yesterday’s storm is not so severe. So thankful.

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