Give Thanks

The other day a girl and I chatted about things for which we are thankful. She mentioned that she had to write at least 10 things and a maximum of 100 things for which she was thankful. As I visited houses and people today, I wondered if I would be able to come up with 100 things. Then I was thinking I could name 100 people, but I’m going to limit some.
1. I am thankful for parents: John & Kristin
2. I am thankful for siblings: Summer, Richard, Shannon
3. I am thankful for my niece: Kailee Joan
4. I am thankful for uncles: Chris, Fred, Gary, Kenny, Jerry
5. I am thankful for aunts: Tamlynn, Tarrin, Kimlynn, Jane, Robin
6. I am thankful for cousins: Ryan, Tiffany, Tyler, Gretchen, Brittany, Jimmy, Bradley, Kevin, Jacob, Kelly, Alysia, Ben, Sierra, Aaron, Lindsay, David, Chase, Connor, Chad, Erin, Justine, Justin, Kylene, Austin, Grant, Sassy, Kate, John, Kara, Andy
7. I am thankful for the children of my cousins: Andy, Ben, Christie, Nathan, Joshua, Blake, Mikey, Sammy, Mason, Carter, Zachary, Darian, Evelyn, Kinsley, Kael, Jacob, Sam, Sarah, Emma
8. I am thankful for Nor Cal friends: Al, Debbie, Rebekah, Jeanine, Mike, Alex, Matt, Cindi, Regina, Paul, Doug, Bridget, Joe, Laurel, Abigail, Herminio, Steven, Kari, Chris, Katie, Tom
9. I am thankful of So Cal peeps: Lauren, Kevin, Alyssa, Allison, Ashley, Gina, Autumn, Ellie, Sarah, Lauren, Leo, Tyler, Shawn, Travis,
10. I am thankful for Arizona peeps: Sarah, Jonathan, Steven, Karen, Abigale, Joe, Sean, Nic, Tessa, Bindi, B, Mark, Jason, Larry, Alice, Margaret, Lindsay, Tasha, Hannah, Ciara, Shawn, Jeremy, Deanna, Layla, Cy, Sarah, Hans,
11. I am thankful for an able body
12. I am thankful for a sound mind
13. I am thankful for the ability to run
14. I am thankful for a roof over my head
15. I am thankful for food in my belly.
16. I am thankful for food in the cupboards and the pantry.
17. I am thankful for money in the bank.
18. I am thankful for DVS.
19. I am thankful for a place to store all of my ‘junk’.
20. I am thankful for running water.
21. I am thankful for clean water.
22. I am thankful for heat, fireplace, blankets, etc.
23. I am thankful for clothes to wear.
24. I am thankful for a computer.
25. I am thankful for an iPad.
26. I am thankful for an iPod touch.
27. I am thankful that nursing school is over.
28. I am thankful for passing the NCLEX.
29. I am thankful for not having a nursing job, and I’ve been able to travel.
30. I am thankful for people opening their house up to me.
31. I am thankful for the lessons I have learned.
32. I am thankful for the ability to read.
33. I am thankful for an open mind to see things from a different perspective.
34. I am thankful for change and me being able to change, not overnight.
35. I am thankful for conversation.
36. I am thankful for a voice and being able to speak up.
37. I am thankful for submission.
38. I am thankful for the privilege of voting.
39. I am thankful for Zadok.
40. I am thankful for people who understand my ‘featherlike’ tendencies.
41. I am thankful for a free spirit.
42. I am thankful for my confidence.
43. I am thankful for security.
44. I am thankful for independence.
45. I am thankful for soccer.
46. I am thankful for children.
47. I am thankful for doctors and specialists.
48. I am thankful for comfortable beds.
49. I am thankful for dancing.
50. I am thankful for dance partners.
51. I am thankful for ultimate frisbee.
52. I am thankful for sunlight.
53. I am thankful for a starry night sky.
54. I am thankful for determinance.
55. I am thankful for guidance.
56. I am thankful for truth, love, and grace.
57. I am thankful people speak to me with a combination of truth, love, and grace.
58. I am thankful for deodorant.
59. I am thankful for make up.
60. I am thankful for the openness of other people.
61. I am thankful for cuddling.
62. I am thankful for the beauty of nature.
63. I am thankful for second chances.
64. I am thankful for forgiveness.
65. I am thankful for the bible and verses.
66. I am thankful for bible studies.
67. I am thankful for journals.
68. I am thankful for creativity.
69. I am thankful for markers, pens, pencils, etc.
70. I am thankful for books.
71. I am thankful for movies.
72. I am thankful for bicycles.
73. I am thankful for jobs.
74. I am thankful for wildlife.
75. I am thankful for hiking.
76. I am thankful for bare feet.
77. I am thankful for alcohol.
78. I am thankful for maturity . . . and immaturity.
79. I am thankful for podcasts.
80. I am thankful for the Internet.
81. I am thankful for phones and other modes of communication.
82. I am thankful for medicine and the brilliant minds behind it.
83. I am thankful for ranches.
84. I am thankful for outlets.
85. I am thankful for the animals.
86. I am thankful for plants.
87. I am thankful for hot showers.
88. I am thankful for cameras.
89. I am thankful for people I know all over the world.
90. I am thankful for airplanes.
91. I am thankful for time.
92. I am thankful for the ability to type.
93. I am thankful for learning new things.
94. I am thankful for northern lights.
95. I am thankful for snail mail.
96. I am thankful for Jesus.
97. I am thankful for education.
98. I am thankful for excitement.
99. I am thankful for laughter.
100. I am thankful for you . . . reading this 🙂

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