Another month in 2022 is in my rearview mirror on my road to express thankfulness. This adventure sometimes becomes challenging, but I’m discovering many things to be thankful for each day. Focusing on the positive despite all the tragedies in the world makes me happy. It motivates me to work toward positive change. 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 329 of my 365 days of thankfulness.
Day 329 of my 365 Days of Thankfulness
On day 329 of my 365 days of thankfulness, I am grateful to have typed 2178 words today of my 50,000 NaNoWriMo challenge. My new total word count is 5178. This total means I won the 2022 challenge. Colleen Sullivan rescued the women held hostage in a Wisconsin basement with the help of a Chicago nightclub owner who chopped off the psycho’s head with an ax. The journey was a fun but draining experience this year. I also typed the last word in the story. Most years, I have to continue the process into December. I managed to walk every day, but some other things were neglected. I need to clean my house. I’m glad we won’t have Thanksgiving at my house this year. Come to think of it; I haven’t cooked the entire Thanksgiving dinner since I started participating in NaNoWriMo. I am grateful to get back to my normal schedule agai
This old lady won NaNoWriMo in 2022.
I have 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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