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Grateful

 

Cara, a friend of a friend, has a lovely Blog which has a light innocent quality that is also cryptic in its observations of life and love and work. Everyday she composes a list of things to be grateful or thankful for and she asked on Facebook if others also had a list. So in the spirit of her blog and feeling a certain sea-change happening at the moment, I put my cynicism in a sealed jar for a few minutes and composed my own.

  1. I am grateful that I met Ploy...
  2. ...and I found the courage to speak to her.
  3. I am thankful we own our lovely house.
  4. I am thankful that we had the courage to move to Thailand and to weather its storms.
  5. I am thankful I have been able to run my own business and make some small success of it.
  6. I am grateful I have a modicum of intelligence.
  7. I am thankful I am healthy.
  8. I am grateful I can appreciate great art and music.
  9. I am thankful I can enjoy good food and wine.
  10. I am grateful I can still be excited by little things.

 

 

 

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