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Old 10-22-2019, 07:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm grateful to Opi for starting the new part.

I am really grateful to read a story in my local paper about a young newlywed couple. For their wedding gifts, they asked their guests to donate money, food, and supplies to the local Humane Society. They got huge donations of food and cleaning supplies, dog and cat treats, leashes and collars, etc, and $2,000 to the emergency medical fund.

I am grateful as all get out to read stories like this, cause it gives me hope and faith that human beings are capable of great and selfless love.

I am grateful to the generous donors to the Humane Society.

Here's the story, just about a week ago.

https://www.wkyc.com/article/life/an...5-7e9461986287
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Grateful for the new thread. Thanks Opi!
Grateful to be going to bed sober again.
Grateful for laughter between my kids on the drive home today.
Grateful for a wonderful dinner.
Grateful for one of my Son's coaches who has become a good friend.
Grateful I won't wake up hungover tomorrow. ❤
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Least, that is really cool! Thanks for sharing.
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Thank you, Opi
Astro, your work sounds amazing
Daisy, I always love your signature. Very cool that Bekindalways has part of it
Least, such a beautiful post and story

Grateful to go to sonny boys guitar lesson tonight.
Grateful to be planning a vacation for next summer. I am hoping we go on an Alaska cruise
Grateful that when son found out his story only needed to be a couple pages, he wasn’t too upset that he had already written an 8 page beginning section. He didn’t know how to end it briefly. He talked to his teacher and she said it was just fine the way it was and he could simply turn it in. On his own, he has decided he is going to finish the story just because it’s fun to write it . So glad he’s spending time on this instead of the video games.
Grateful for patience
Grateful to discover the many ways art and music inspire me
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Least, that is really cool! Thanks for sharing.
Yeah, it is. I need to hear some 'feel-good' stories to sustain my faith in mankind. I get depressed over things, but when I read stories like that, my faith is renewed.

To paraphrase Anne Frank: I think people are basically good at heart.
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Grateful that we can continue to fill these threads with so much to be thankful for. Grateful for Opi and the new BG thread!

Grateful it's Weds. already, I'm ready for the week to be over and to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary which is coming up this weekend.
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Thank you Opi!

I'll be back later...
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Thanks for the new thread Opi.

Happy anniversary Astro. xx

I hope all is well with you lovely Aly.

Grateful for another sober evening.
Grateful it didn't rain today.
Grateful for warm clothes.
Grateful to have had a productive day sorting wardrobes out for my daughter.
Grateful my g.son enjoyed his karate lesson this evening, he's moaned about if for the last few weeks.
Grateful for a hot bath and clean p.j's.
Grateful to read Least's marvellous post, how wonderful, it's put my faith back in human nature.
Grateful Fearless likes my signature, it's a quote I aim to live by.
Grateful for the Grat Pack.
Grateful for each and every one of you.. xx
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Astro, congrats on your 10th anniversary.

Tonight I am grateful for the people in my life. Friends and family and my four-legged friends, I am blessed to have you in my life. You make my world a better place.
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Grateful for Astro's anniversary!
Grateful for Luke.
Grateful for my friends here.
Grateful for all of you so very much. Practicing gratitude can be life changing sometimes.
Love and peace to any one struggling or suffering tonight.
Special prayers to those struggling to get sober and clean.
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Daisy, all well on this front, felt well enough to get a flu shot. Prayers that things are going well for you, love.
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Grateful to be exhausted and going to bed sober. A very busy day.
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Thanks for the versary grats! Grateful we are celebrating with special dinners, just the two of us tonight, and with friends & family tomorrow.
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Grateful for not having hurt anybody today, including myself. Except for the baked goods.
Grateful that I even managed to drag up some compassion and enthusiasm.
Grateful for noticing and enjoying every drop of the too many cups of coffee.
Grateful for a good shelter.
Grateful for recognition and appreciation.
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Grateful for several walks with Billie. She is my walking buddy. My faithful pooch. God has Jack now but I still have Billie with me.
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Happy Anniversary, Astro!
Aly, glad you got your flu shot. Just got mine recently too
Grateful to watch Survivor and eat popcorn with family
Grateful to be helping for a school fundraiser tomorrow
Grateful for everyone here and for the reliability of this little group, our “computer family”
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