Celebrating Freedom – Grateful for my many blessings


by Hope

Tonight a pal and I’ll benefit from the fireworks the county places on in celebration of July 4th. We determined to pack a picnic, head out early sufficient to get a great spot, and arrange our garden chairs to benefit from the present that received’t start till darkish. (Praying that the rain holds off!)

I’m so grateful for the all free leisure alternatives on this tiny city of mine.

I proceed to be a daily on the library. Stroll across the lake each morning with certainly one of my canines. Have three lovely lakes inside a few miles of my home for picnicking and cooling off. Waterfalls abound round right here once I want a get away from actuality. And, in fact, my favourite – weekly free live shows downtown with a wide range of reside music bands and genres, all summer time lengthy.
(There’s additionally church actions, however I are likely to keep away from crowds.)

stack of library books

Nonetheless a lot to be thankful for…

Life has been extremely difficult this previous 9 months – a lot loss, a lot change. However I can’t assist however get up grateful each morning.

  • I’m grateful that for the primary time in my entire life I’ve my own residence.
  • I’m grateful for working air conditioner as a result of I can’t stand the warmth.
  • I’m grateful for my well being and my youngsters’ well being. God really does give us what we are able to deal with.
  • I’m grateful for all of the challenges, even these occasions of shortage, as a result of it’s these arduous occasions that make the great occasions that a lot sweeter.

And I’m grateful for no matter is subsequent for me…I’m prepared for it.

What are you grateful for this Fourth of July once we have fun all the liberty we get pleasure from right here within the US? And the way will you have fun this weekend?

(Oh, and I’m additionally grateful for a 3 day weekend!)

Learn extra from Hope

Put on, wash, repeat – July, 2015

Please assist me congratulate… – Could, 2019

Why I’m Specializing in My Scholar Loans – January, 2020



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