I am THANKFUL

Television-Good-Or-BadI am THANKFUL for fate.
… when I’m being negative, pessimistic, and out of hope, sometimes fate steps in an has its way.
I am THANKFUL for the lessons
… at 28, mistakes were made and rectified, to do better and be better.
I am THANKFUL for stories
… books, songs, movies, and conversations that allow me to step outside of myself and escape self-centered-ness, even if it’s only momentarily
I am THANKFUL for truth
… and being a truthful person, even if that sometimes means enduring pain or being the cause of it
I am THANKFUL for journalism
… because I don’t deserve it.
I am THANKFUL words
… that float up in my headspace, within arm’s reach, exactly when I need it
I am THANKFUL for resilience
… no matter how many times I get knocked down, I always get back up
I am THANKFUL for solitude
…. space where I can be myself freely and do as I please
I am THANKFUL for time
… though it often seems like there is never enough, it’s always there.
I am THANKFUL for mothers
… mine in particular because she is my bestfriend
I am THANKFUL for discernment
… paying attention has saved me a lot of time, heartbreak, and money
I am THANKFUL for eloquence
… in expression
I am THANKFUL for my life
… I cherish it, though it is not mine
I am THANKFUL for music
… sounds, tones, moods, take the form of a person when I’m alone
I am THANKFUL for food
…. obviously
I am THANKFUL for mornings
… and nights
I am THANKFUL for travel
… and patiently waiting on the next journey
I am THANKFUL for friends
… of all kinds
I am THANKFUL for spirituality
… I know there is something out there greater than me
I am THANKFUL for progress
… and growth
I am THANKFUL for instruction
… and learning
I am THANKFUL for connection
…. personal, human, touch
I am THANKFUL for love
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