As this new week opens up, I am thankful. It is four days before Thanksgiving, and I want to remind myself that while my life is not perfect and I don’t have everything I want out of it; yet, I am thankful for what I do have.
I have a brain that might act up sometimes and tends to misbehave when I least expect it to, but at least I have a working, operating, thinking mind. It allows me to complete simple tasks, and it enables me to complete large ones, too, even though those tasks might take a little longer to complete than others. It is a brain that is complex and hard to figure out, and as each new day passes and the more complicated it gets, the more I begin to realize that I must start to appreciate the three-pound mass inside of my skull.
I am not in the best living situation right now, I may be alone, but I am not lonely. Sometimes when I feel lonely, I remind myself that I am not alone and that I have people in my life who are there to help.
I have connections near and far, and it is those connections that keep me grounded and keep me pushing forward. I am thankful for each person I meet, and I am grateful that they continue to be in my life.
I will continue to be thankful for this new day and this new week. It is gratitude that keeps me moving.
As you approach this week, be thankful for the little blessings in front of you and be grateful for those small victories too. It is those small victories throughout our week that add up to the big things and make things feel good.
Don’t take this life for granted, and be thankful for it all. Keep on keeping on.
I AM THANFUL FOR MY BRAIN
What are you thankful for today? Let me know by leaving a comment or writing them down in a journal.
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