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I would really like to answer this for myself.

asked 15 Nov '09, 22:19

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I am grateful that I have a wife and family that I love and whom loves me that I can share experiences with and learn together.

I am grateful that I have the opportunity to do creative, fulfilling work that supports me and my family in a way that I don't have to worry too much about money.

I am grateful that God has seen fit to give me some modest talents with which I can pursue happiness and fulfillment.

I am grateful that I am in good health, and have the opportunity to take care of myself.

I am grateful that I have purpose and worth.

I am grateful for the people (and pets) in my life that have changed my perspective.

I am grateful that I have the opportunity to learn and grow from this life, and to see beauty in the people and things around me.


answered 15 Nov '09, 23:05

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Wow! Thanks, makes me realise how much I have to be grateful for too.

(15 Nov '09, 23:09) Michaela

Awesome, Thankyou, I am Grateful for your insightful input Vesuvius

(16 Nov '09, 00:01) Roy

I try to practice "gratitude" as often as possible throughout the day. I am grateful for a lot of things but I won't go into the specifics since they are personal and therefore not important :)

I try to say "Thank you" as soon as I wake up in the morning. I often fail to do it first thing in the morning but I catch myself within 10 minutes or so and I say and feel it. I don't mean anything in particular, I am simply thankful for this new day and the opportunities it will bring to me.

Then during the day, when I see something that is in harmony with what I want to experience or when I see something beautiful, I mentally extend gratitude to the Universe/God.

When there are things that are not in alignment with what I want, I try to find a lesson in the unpleasant experience and I say something like "thank you for this lesson".

In the evening I usually do one of the meditations from Wayne Dyer's book "Manifest your destiny", which is basically going through all the things I am grateful for, while reciting the mantra "om".

EDIT: after posting this I realized that I am totally not answering the question :) To summarize: As much as possible I try to see the whole human experience as a great opportunity and to be grateful for everything that comes into my life, while focusing mostly on beauty, joy and all the things that I want to see in the world.


answered 16 Nov '09, 06:04

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edited 16 Nov '09, 06:15

As my feet hit the floor in the morning I say,Thank you for the opportunity to live in a state of contentment.I am also looking for things to be grateful for all day long, never really have to look too hard. Thank you!

(16 Nov '09, 06:23) Roy

Hey Roy, are you quoting someone or are those your own words? I learned this "technique" from Wayne Dyer's movie "The Shift".

(17 Nov '09, 12:24) Toshiro

Toshiro, I never saw the movie The Shift but I did read Change your Thoughts, Change your Life by Wayne Dyer some time ago and that has just stuck with me.You are very perceptive :)

(17 Nov '09, 23:32) Roy
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For this opportunity to awaken to who I truly Am.


answered 15 Nov '09, 22:48

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I am grateful that I am


answered 16 Nov '09, 17:48

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I am grateful for being alive and being able to have all the wonderful experiences in life.

I am also grateful for the spiritual teachings of Abraham (Esther Hicks) which remind me everyday what life is supposed to be like and how I can make the most of it.


answered 16 Nov '09, 19:13

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Pink Diamond

I am grateful for another day of life... for my loving husband... my adult children who turned out to be beautiful and responsible, kind, thinking adults...for my job which is not unpleasant....for a good income....for the opportunity to care for our three Labrador retrievers... for a nice house in a good neighborhood....for my friends and good health....the church I attend with its good aura and wonderful people...for this website that gives me food for thought on a daily basis.....and I could go on all day!


answered 16 Nov '09, 19:53

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For being alive; experiencing God's unending love.


answered 16 Nov '09, 03:20

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It just never stops! Love and Light

(16 Nov '09, 06:26) Roy

I am thankful that I know God and Jesus and that they love me.

I am thankful that I am one with the Lord

I am thankful that God and Jesus has open up my spiritual blinded eyes that I may see and hear what Jesus as for me to hear and see that helps me to understand my spiritual journey

I am thankful that I am alive and have my family that loves me

I am thankful for my spouse and my children

I am thankful that I have my good health

I am thankful that I have food to eat today

I am thankful that oneday I can achieve abundance of life in the way that I want to enjoy it

I am thankful that I can walk, talk, hear, see, breathe on my on,think for my self

I am thankful that I have the ability to know that there is an God

I am thankful for my freinds

I am thankful for my mind to be open up to new ideas of understanding

I am thankful for my many blessings


answered 16 Nov '09, 05:57

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edited 04 Dec '09, 05:11

I am grateful for the Universe created by God; I am grateful for the world, that is the best of all possible ones.

I am grateful for "beauty" and the fact I can experience it.

I am grateful that interacting with other peple brings so much joy.

I am grateful that the path was made available for me.

I am grateful that the Law of Attraction really works!

I am grateful for being myself.


answered 16 Nov '09, 20:54

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I wasn't grateful for anything before I read your question. right now, at this moment .. I'm greatful that you asked. and from reading all great-full answers here, I think I will start making my own list too .. so thank you :)


answered 16 Nov '09, 22:39

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At this particular moment I'm grateful for finding this website!


answered 04 Dec '09, 04:59

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I am grateful for the Brazilian music that I'm jamming to right now!


answered 04 Dec '09, 22:50

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