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Gratitude

I can’t believe it has been almost two years since I posted anything here. So much has transpired in that time. Maybe now is a good time to get back in the blog habit. For today I wanted to record these short phrase that speaks volumes.

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.

Earlier I was talking with a coworker about perspective. When I am finding myself on the border of complaining about something,  lately I think about the people in Washington who have lost loved ones in the mudslide. It’s bad enough to lose someone you love, but for some reason it seems exponentially worse to even think that someone you love is lost under a mountain of mud. 😦  I can’t imagine what that must be like.

It’s okay that I have a heavy workload right now. I am grateful that I have a job.
It’s okay that my knees hurt. I am grateful that I can walk.
It’s okay that I sometimes wish I wasn’t so far away from my family. I am grateful they are alive.
And the list could go on. And on.

What I have is enough. And I am grateful for that.

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