Everyone has struggles. Everyone has disappointments.
At times, our
that they consume us
and obscure our view of the good things in our lives.
This page is a place where we can work together to make a list of the things we are thankful for and the things that bring us happiness. Focusing on positive things can add a little light to a dark day and bring a breath of fresh air amid sorrow or stress.
I plan to add new things to the list now and then. When someone or something brings you joy or thankfulness, please return here as often as you’d like and share your thoughts, too! The things you list might also be blessings in my life, possibly things I take for granted that could bring me joy if I thought more about it. I’m hoping I can do the same for you.
Let’s work together to build a resource for increasing thankfulness and happiness!
OK, I’ll start by saying I’m thankful for my family and friends, of course. My father and mother have had a long, stable marriage and raised me in a loving home. I have one friend in particular who has stood by my side through ups and downs for over 20 years, and that’s a special blessing.
Hmmm…let’s see On a more specific and less important note, I’m thankful for my sweet dog I see cuddled on her bed across the room. She is the best little house dog I’ve ever seen. She gives us nothing but love, rarely barks, and never chews up a thing in the house, though she will gobble down any food that gets left within her reach!