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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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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