Day 343 of my 365 Days of Thankfulness

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 daily. 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 343 of my 365 days of thankfulness.  

Day 343 of my 365 Days of Thankfulness

On day 343 of my 365 days of thankfulness, I am grateful Word Daddy decided to show up again. My muse decided to take a long vacation about a year ago. We had an unpleasant disagreement about his work hours and desire to get paid. He claimed he took a hiatus because he doesn’t like getting involved with all the editing. My muse whispered in my ear about several changes I needed to make to book four, so my lady bounty hunters could make a smooth transition into book five. I had to admit to myself that I missed him. His absence made NaNoWriMo hard this year. I decided to overlook our disagreements and put aside our differences. I am grateful my muse has decided to come back.

This old lady is happy Word Daddy decided to reappear.

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.

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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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.

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