Another month in 2022 is in my rearview mirror on my road to express thankfulness. This adventure sometimes becomes a challenging task, but I’m discovering so many things to be thankful for each day. Focusing on the positive despite all the tragedy in the world makes me happy. It motivates me to work toward a positive change and being grateful drives away fear. I can see so many potholes in the road, but I start my day searching for the blessings in my life. These events or things might seem small and insignificant, but they add up to a giant pile of happiness at the end of the road. I am inviting you to come along for the ride. Why don’t we all travel the road of gratefulness in May? This post covers day 124 of my 365 days of thankfulness.
Day 124 of my 365 Days of Thankfulness
On day 124 of my 365 days of thankfulness, I am grateful for the employees at the local YMCA. Rooster and I make the trip over there every day to walk. This exercise has become an important part of our lives. A smiling face always greets us at the front desk. On a typical day, we receive a greeting from one person. The janitorial staff works long hours to keep the place clean. The maintenance people fix things when they break. Someone is always in the exercise area to help you with a machine or give helpful tips. These people never make you feel like you are too old to get in better shape. They don’t care if you are a novice. I am grateful for the people who make it easier for us to work out.
The old lady speaks…
This old lady has learned thanksgiving is a matter of choice. Don’t let anyone tell you differently. Even in dark places, it is good to seek 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. Don’t neglect to see the good things right in front of your face because you hear the world is falling apart. Let me tell you a secret. The world is always falling apart when you focus on the doom and gloom. You won’t always find thankfulness an easy road, but it’s an adventure we can all take together. What are you thankful for today? Leave a comment, and bless my heart. I am not being sarcastic when I say that. I could use the encouragement as much as the next person.
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