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Gratitude Journal: Those Who Love Us Just the Way We Are

May 4, 2012 | Gratitude Journal | 0 comments

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

Got Gratitude? Share it here!

Welcome to our community gratitude journal, open to all who’d like to express their thanks or share a happy thought.

Mother’s Day is upon us! Let us know why your mom is awesome. What are you thankful for?

I am so grateful for my 7-year old daughter.. She is such a strong, confident soul and she inspires me to accept who I am.
Britt Reints

I’m thankful for guys like my husband who irons my tops when he irons his shirts. I love my octogenarian.

My husband got a job he’s happy about! And it comes with a free shuttle to help him on his commute!
Happy Wife

I am grateful for my health. I am grateful for having two wonderful, healthy children.

I’m a morning person. I love dawn—it starts the day! Everything looks so much better in the morning. 
Early Bird

I am thankful for my husband who always asks, “What can I do to help?” when I’m not myself.

I’m happy that family is here to visit. Children make everything brighter wherever they are.

I’m thankful for my partner, for just being there.

I’m happy that my husband remembers that I’m not good at planning meals. And I’m grateful that he, on the other hand, is a great meal planner!
Janine Kovac

Britt Reints

Every week we post a photo submitted by one of our readers along with all the happy and thankful comments gathered throughout the week.

To contribute, email your gratitude (a sentence or two would be great) or your favorite photo to Janine at janinek@berkeley.edu

You can also contribute gratitudes by commenting at the bottom of this post. Please include: your name if you’d like us to use it and any other info you’d like us to list, e.g., if the “gratitude” is from one of your children, it would be great to know his or her age.

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