I'm grateful for tedious

Last Update: August 23, 2016

In my life I'm provided with many opportunities to remember to be grateful. Today provided more than usual.


A child I care for was dropped off today with her mother in tears. Now, when people cross my path in tears I make every attempt to make sure they live with a smile. I asked what was going on and if there was a way I could help. She tells me about the recent news this last round of invetro didn't take.

I became instantly grateful for having as many children as I do have and also to be trusted to care for so many others.


A few hours later I receive a phone call from another parent. She needed an emergency baby sitter.

And hearing the turmoil in her voice made me grateful that I've managed to find financial revenues that also allowed me to be home with my children


I was then called for food. If a family can't afford dinner in my neighborhood they typically will Just come to my house. I learned how to cook for armies o.k. a dime. Not always the best food but out can do wonders for adm empty tummy.

Again I was grateful for the knowledge my childhood and upbringing gave me. This makes it possible for me to provide the services that I do....

The point of this blog is every chance to become displeased or feel put out is also a chance to understand where gratitude can takes over instead.

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Nanowave Premium
I wish I was even half as strong as you are. You truly are a benevolent person and I admire that. Truly I do.
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cosmicradio Premium
You're a kind person, Jennifer. So willing to help those in need! :)
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JDunyon Premium
Thank you! If I am able to help then I will give all I can. I didn't struggle through everything to not give some of that knowledge back to others
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MNorton Premium
Hi Jennifer,
Gratitude makes your heart bigger. It certainly helps you appreciate what you have. You're able to look at life differently, always in a positive light. Thanks so much for your inspiration. Have a great day.
Mary
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JDunyon Premium
My sister told me I would die explaining the positive points of my passing to my family LOL. I am lucky to have found my way to this mindset. I hope I can help others find their way as well.
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MPollock Premium
You are fantastic, thanks for sharing.
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JDunyon Premium
Thank you for reading and it is my pleasure!
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janmar Premium
I love your perspective and your generous heart.
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JDunyon Premium
Thank you!! I'm quite lucky to be able to live my life because of that I should help others live theirs a little easier as well
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GlenPalo Premium
Thanks for sharing, Jenifer. You are awesome!
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JDunyon Premium
Thank you for reading Glen. It's my absolute pleasure to share form my life with such amazing people
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JudeP Premium
You are an amazing woman Jennifer and you bring sunshine to everyone who comes into contact with you :)
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JDunyon Premium
Thank you so much! I am truly grateful to be seen that way :)
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DaveSw Premium
When we give we receive, that's for sure and my experience as well...Thanks for pointing this out for us all...Cheers! Dave : )
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JDunyon Premium
It's a truth that many are forgetting these days it seems.
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Hlouwrens Premium
We are what we are because of what our parents showed us. Sometimes we have to get out of our comfort zone and do the right thing, show mercy and kindness
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JDunyon Premium
Truth. Some repeat their parents others change because the idea of being like their parents is scary.But our past can hold so much weight for the choices we make today.
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bjdluna Premium
Really very inspiring! I would like to be able to remember this at the times when everything seems to be going wrong!
thanks for this post!
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JDunyon Premium
You're very welcome. In every instance when we could feel negative there's a reason somewhere to feel positive. It's a learning experience, but it's one that can change a persons life one day
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Lbath5 Premium
You are an inspirational, generous, wise, gentle, and kind woman. It is a pleasure to have crossed your path. I hope others are as kind to you.
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JDunyon Premium
Thank you so much. I am fortunate to be able to help others it's an honor in my life and something I'm happy doing. I consider it selfish of me because I love being able to care for and provide for others. (most of the time)
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Lbath5 Premium
You are so sweet.
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Ultimateless Premium
You are one busy, helpful lady and turning negatives into positives. Wonderful!
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JDunyon Premium
It's good to be busy with living. Thank you for the way you see me though I'm always grateful for spreading a little positive in the world
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