50 Small Things To Be Grateful For This Year
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50 Small Things To Be Grateful For This Year

Chocolate chip cookies...

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50 Small Things To Be Grateful For This Year
Peak Student Media

In the world we live in today, it can be so easy to complain, to be discontent, to become numb to the life with which we've been blessed. Even as Thanksgiving comes around, our gratitude is cliché and disingenuous.

So this Thanksgiving, I'm chosing to be thankful for the small things. Being in college, this stage of life gets so old, so fast. We're ready to move on, to graduate, to get a full-time job, to get married, to settle down. That might not describe you, but it definitely describes me, which is why thankfulness for me needs to be so intentional.

So here are a list of 50 things I'm thankful for this Thanksgiving.

1. Chai tea

2. Kleenex

3. Computers

4. The colors of the leaves on the trees in October

5. The cold weather

6. The hot weather

7. Music

8. Emotions

9. Good health

10. Baked goods

11. Especially chocolate chip cookies

12. Knowing people personally

13. Laughter

14. Vacuums

15. People with good work ethic

16. Children

17. Babies

18. Young parents

19. Young couples

20. College students (we're crazy)

21. Scarves

22. Road trips

23. Drive-Thrus

24. Glasses or contacts

24. Shoes

25. Libraries

26. The quiet section of the library

27. People who are just known for making people laugh

28. Pancakes

29. Family dinners

30. Meat

31. Spices

33. Frank's Red Hot Sauce

34. Backpacks

35. Naps

36. Movie nights

35. Instant communication

36. Cars

37. Police officers

38. Firemen and women

39. Doctors

40. Professors

41. Statistics

42. Street lights

43 Hugs

44. The collision of cultures

45. Colors

46. Kisses

47. A written language

48. That pictures are worth a thousand words

49. Knowing you are loved

50. The ability to love others


What little things are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

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