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 June? This post covers day 192 of my 365 days of thankfulness.
Day 192 of my 365 Days of Thankfulness
On day 192 of my 365 days of thankfulness, I am grateful my daughter was called back to work today at a local car plant. She has been laid off for a couple of weeks. They say the layoffs are due to the chip problem. It is never good for our community when car plants go down. People lose everything they worked for because there isn’t any other place to work around these parts where you can make a decent living. I have seen it happen many times. People have to leave and go to other places to find jobs. I am grateful she’s back to work, and I hope her unemployment is only a bleep on the radar.
This old lady is glad her daughter went back to work.
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 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. Don’t neglect to see the good things before your face because you hear the world is falling apart. Let me tell you a secret. The world always falls 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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