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Thankful

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18

I’m trying my best to do right by this scripture. Even when the enemy is trying to show me everything that’s wrong, I know I have so much to be thankful for. How original? A thankful post on Thanksgiving… but what better time! I am thankful. I made a list of the little things in life that make me the happiest:

I’m thankful for people who smile when they walk by.

I’m thankful for bubble baths and candles.

I’m thankful for the sun breaking out on a cloudy day.

I’m thankful for random movies that make the best movie days.

I’m thankful for finding new series to watch on Netflix.

I’m thankful for old people, I love old people.

I’m thankful for 25 cent gum balls.

I’m thankful for rainy days.

I’m thankful for garlic…. I love me some garlic.

I’m thankful for ibuprofen when I have a headache.

I’m thankful for Disney movies that make me feel like a kid again.

I’m thankful for the holiday spirit.

I’m thankful for bath bombs.

I’m thankful for babies who wave at you.

I’m thankful for chocolate covered peanuts.

I’m thankful for the sense of safety you feel when holding someone’s hand.

I’m thankful for people and things that make you laugh uncontrollably.

I’m thankful for butterflies that land on you.

I’m thankful for Bath and Body works sale at Christmas.

I’m thankful for glitter.

I’m thankful for 3D movies.

I’m thankful for movies like Footloose and Grease.

I’m thankful for all the many genres of music.

I’m thankful for cheese dip.

I’m thankful for deer that stay off the road.

I’m thankful for hats when I don’t wash my hair.

I’m thankful for people who are naturally funny.

I’m thankful for good dreams.

I’m thankful for Christmas lights.

I’m thankful for Holy Spirit.

I’m thankful for sprinkles.

I’m thankful for swing sets.

I’m thankful for pretty sunsets.

I’m thankful for 80s music.

I’m thankful for chocolate covered strawberries.

I’m thankful that I have the choice to be happy, that it’s not determined by the things going on around me.

I have so much to be thankful for. The good always outweighs the bad, remember that. I encourage you to make a list of all the little things too. You’d be surprised what all life offers. Happy Thanksgiving!

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