What Are You Thankful For? (The Discipline of Counting Your Blessings)

What Are You Thankful For? (The Discipline of Counting Your Blessings) July 25, 2017
Photo by Billy Kangas
Photo by Billy Kangas

We are often told to count our blessings. I think it’s a great practice. It helps us keep our eyes open for locations of grace in our lives. Unfortunately it’s not something I’ve been recording something I am thankful for everyday for a month or so. I thought I’d share the list with you and invite you to share your own blessings.

I’ve been trying to write a few of these down every day. Here’s the most recent entries:
*. My family… of course
*. Great neighbors. Truly great!
*. Conversations of consequence 
*. The community at cultivate
*. My parents
*. My faith
*. The great teams of people that are meeting to do good
*. Opportunities to serve
*. Beauty in the world

*. Grace that extends through all things
*. Friends that last
*. My awesome wife who demonstrates hospitality to me and through me
*.Great weather!
*. My education (taught me how to learn, and how to value; and not value; education)
*. A roof, a job, and food on the table
*. My son’s interest in the world and amazing smarts!
*. The Garden outside
*. A creative mind
*. The ability to improve
* My baby smiling
*. My life
*. The road That led me here 
*. hope for the future
*. Having a great network of people who care in our community
*. Coffee
*. A great team
*. My city
*. Time with my kids
*. a great world to love them in
*. Moments of peace
*. Public transit
*. The public voices that speak clearly on moral issues
*. The friends who are allies and a champions of my best self

Please reach out and share yours in the comments!

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