August 18, 2011

Thankful Thursday, 8.18.11

There is always so much to be thankful for! It really is quite amazing.

I was going to write about something else today - but then realize that it is so important to take a minute to yourself, realize what God has blessed you with and give thanks.

I am thankful for... 

-A man that is incredibly patient with me while I figure out the best make-up to get.

-Mending and building friendships that at one point, I thought was destroyed.

-Growing in Christ and gaining wisdom to forgive, forgive, forgive. Life is far too short otherwise.

-Having a fantastic meeting for Baby Pickel - have a great sponsor who is going to sponsor a Walk Benefit (Gobble Trot) in November to help raise money so we can purchase Thanksgiving food baskets for those in need.

-Starting to make jewelry again. Shopping for the beads and choosing color schemes is so fun.

-Having the owner at the gym being so grateful for what I do that he always thanks me for doing a great job.

-Recently winning a devotional from a giveaway. (Thank you!) I cannot wait to start it and share some of it with you all.

-Being sore from a stellar workout yesterday. (Makes me feel so accomplished!)

-Having the ability to offer a commission-based job for those who really need it. (If you're one of them - let me know!)

-For being awarded the Versatile Blogger Award a 3rd time (YAY!) yesterday - thank you Alison! <3

-You. Yes...you!! Thank you for all of your love, kindness, comments, and smiles. You rock!


What are you thankful for?!

           

18 comments:

  1. Aw, this post makes me smile. You are one positive girl and I LOVE that! :) Happy Thursday!

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  2. Such an amazing list. Thanks for sharing it at our Mingle With Us Blog Hop.

    Amanda Joy
    www.joyinthejumble.com

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  3. I wish I could be half as positive as you, but today I am just a negative Nancy. Maybe later on I will try to do the same kind of post to turn my mood around. That's a lot of things to be thankful for and say "yay" too!

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  4. Great little post and i totally agree with alot of what you said, but what am i thankful for?
    Well making it up and down those stairs 3 times this week lol :)

    Thanks for dropping by my blog, always nice to see a friendly face.

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  5. I am here from Thankful Thursday. What a great post!!!

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  6. Sweet the way you added colors to this post :)

    I do Thankful Thursday's thank you notes once in a while. Come by and see

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  7. What is your commission based job?

    Your post was so sweet!!

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  8. Stopping by from Mingle With Us. What a GREAT post! We all have so much to be thankful for!
    I love your blog!

    *I'm your newest follower too!

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  9. I say amen to a few on your list! But I am jealous of the workout one....I know what that feels like and I need a good workout....kinda lost my motivation in midst of other junk but maybe it will show back up soon :) thanks for coming by today!
    Have a great weekend
    {tara} from Undeserving Grace

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  10. Congrats on getting the sponsor for the walk! Darn I wish we lived closer so we could participate. Please send some of your motivation to work out my way please mam!

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  11. It's always good to count our blessings!

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  12. It is amazing what we can be thankful for when we take the time to think about. I needed the reminder today, thank you.

    Visiting from the friday hop.

    Visit when you get the chance.

    http://emptynest-tales.blogspot.com

    Julie

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  13. following from social parade. what an inspiring post!

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  14. If everyone was as grateful and happy as you, we sure would be in a better place right now! I keep praying and hoping that everyone wakes up and appreciates what they have but it seems to go the opposite. So, I am trying a new tactic. Just keep plugging away on myself and hopefully the rest will follow suit. I am a new follower of your blog thru GFC. I did not see Facebook or Twitter or I would have followed those also. If I missed them somehow, let me know and I will come back. I would love a follow back on GFC when you get the chance. Thanks so much for your help and have a wonderful weekend! You deserve it!!

    Mary@http://www.mmbearcupoftea.com

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  15. Cami,
    I am thankful that we sold our house, my son got a new job, and for YOU! I really liked your post today...I needed that today too. Hey, I just did a post about my anniversary, and Cami, I was just your age when I got married. I think you might enjoy it. Have a lovely weekend, my sweet friend.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

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  16. Very cute! I am thankful it is Friday and I only have two more hours at work! I am also thankful you stopped by my blog today!

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