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Gratitude :)

So much to be grateful for. I treasure moments...

-my kitties sneaking up on my chair and tapping me on the shoulder as if to say "Hey, pay attention to me"

-the 3 year old at the day nursery where I volunteer seeing a bruise on my arm and trying to rub it out (or the other one pointing accusingly and saying: "you farted"

-the young man with Down's who doesn't speak, at another volunteer place, dancing and lip syncing perfectly to a Mama Mia Broadway tune

I'm collecting all of these moments and when I feel down, I think of them and I smile

xoxox

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I used to work with little ones too and you know that saying out of mouths of babes it’s so true though so sweet. Keep smiling.

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It’s such a blessing to even notice those beautiful people and moments. They do warm our souls.

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erash, I love it! We can use happy memories like a scrapbook or photo album to pick us up! It seems like most of my memories dwell on things I used to do or things I have lost. I am definitely going to change my memories for the better! Thank you for leading me in that direction!

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@SueAB and @erash , I love it! Like a gratitude journal 📓. 😊

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Nom_De_Plume at the beginning of this year, I started a gratitude jar and put a note card in the jar every day for something I'm grateful for. At the end of the year I will review the notes 😊

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Wonderful idea @erash . That would make a nice NewYears Resolution for the rest of us. 😊

Wonder if you might compile them at some point?

I have a memories box that I keep on my dresser. Not nearly as inspired, but thought I’d share...It contains mementos of things that made me feel warm and fuzzy over the years—mostly things from people that communicated affection or sweet sentiments. Cards, pressed flowers, paper clippings small stuff like that. When I’m in a funk and need a lift, it’s like “going to my happy place” lol ...and I have a renewed spirit. 😊

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Nom_De_Plume

that's actually a wonderful idea! I have a few youtube videos (pandas playing, puppies and kittens etc.) but your memories box is much more personal

(thumbs up --my laptop doesn't have the emojis)

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Oh@erash you certainly made me smile, thank you, blessings Jimeka 🦋 🌈

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erash Wow! I am impressed by all of the volunteer work that you are still able to do. As you are being blessed, you are also a blessing to others. Thanks for sharing.

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