75 Reasons To Be Thankful
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75 Reasons To Be Thankful

Even though this is the season of "Thanksgiving," we have countless reasons to be thankful daily.

75 Reasons To Be Thankful

Since this week is Thanksgiving week, I thought I'd write a post about all the reasons I am thankful. There are so many things to be thankful for--from the breath we take every second to the bed we sleep in at night. Here are a few of the things I am thankful for, and I hope you can relate to them, too!

1. My Savior

2. My mom and dad

3. My grandparents

4. My extended family

5. My friends

6. Chick-Fil-A #WAFFLEFRIES #chickfilasauce

7. Working at the church

8. My job

9. Coffee

10. What God has in store for my future

11. Having a passion for writing

12. Second Chances

13. 700 Second Chances

14. Forgiveness

15. Freedom

16. Coffee

17. French Fries

18. Ice-Cream

19. Lucky Charms and Cinnamon Toast Crunch #blessup

20. Kids

21. My energy

22. Jesus saved a lost, sick sinner like me so I could live a perfect, eternal life with Him one day

23. My mistakes

24. Maturity

25. Lessons-learned

26. Fishing and hunting with my dad

27. Shopping with my mom

28. Little moments spent with those who mean most

29. My health/having the ability to exercise

30. Fresh air

31. A home....and a warm, loving, and welcoming one at that

32. The example my parents set for my future family

33. Being an only child

34. Every morning I wake up

35. Starting my day with Jesus

36. Ending my day with Jesus

37. Living unashamedly for Jesus

38. Coffee

39. All food but mayonnaise #sorrynotsorry

40. Laughter

41. Tears

42. Friends who will hold you accountable

43. Long talks with my grandmother

44. Prayer

45. Hardships, because they have made me realize how blessed I truly am and how great our God is

46. Finally realizing God's plan

47. Small moments that make a big difference

48. Smiling

49. Telling people about Jesus

50. Netflix

51. Having a best friend whom I can always call and within seconds, she knows exactly what to say

52. A praying friend

53. Coffee

54. The ability to speak

55. The ability to walk

56. The ability to hear

57. The ability to see

58. Being raised in a Christian home

59. My "That Moma's" fried chicken

60. Yoga pants

61. Having curly hair

62. Mornings

63. My Bible

64. My love for drawing, painting, and journaling

65. Teachers

66. Mentors

67. Our church's Pastor and Ministers

68. People who volunteer themselves selflessly

69. Firefighters

70. Police Officers

71. Soldiers/Marines/Navy/etc.

72. Candy

73. God's mercy and grace and love and patience and kindness and goodness and faithfulness and gentleness and everything He is that I am not

74. Answered prayers

75. Me being me

As you can tell, I am thankful for LOTS of things, especially coffee. I could have written much, much more; but I think you get the point. Today, I encourage you to think of TEN reasons you are thankful. Hopefully, this will encourage you to think of reasons to be thankful every single day. Even though this is a time of "Thanksgiving," we have countless reasons to give thanks daily. We all have so much to be thankful for. My hope and prayer was that each and every one of you realized how truly blessed you are and never lose sight of that thankfulness.

So have a happy, happy, HAPPY "Turkey Day." Eat that extra helping of potatoes and that extra slice of pie. You'll thank me later (I hope!).

"...give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." -1 Thessalonians 5:18

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