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Gratitude Journal: Grateful for Spring Rituals

April 5, 2012 | Gratitude Journal | 0 comments

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

We need photos! Send them to janinek@berkeley.edu.

Our family sat outside in the Spring sun and decorated eggs this weekend.  We enjoyed all the bright colors (and the muted ones of brown eggs too).  I am grateful for wonderful rituals that help us mark the passage of time and bring us closer together.
Liz from Minnesnowta

I am grateful that my father is in a safe place, getting the care he needs and have lots of hope that he will live a long happy life in his new assisted living home.

I’m grateful I found this site.  As a “Far Away” Boomer Grandparent, I’m compiling some great ideas to share with my grandchildren.
Boomer Grandparent

I am grateful my car broke down with just me in it, safely and across the street from my mechanic, instead of on the interstate (or crossing the interstate) with my three boys earlier that day. Not having a car that weekend also made me do some much needed spring cleaning and creative cooking. The whole experience proved to be quite a blessing that I am very grateful for!

I am thankful for mother nature and her boundless beauty. the sun, stars, moon. the analytical mind i was born with.

I’m grateful for the Internet breadcrumb trail which led me here and for all of the wonderful ideas I’ve discovered here.

I am grateful for Dad who lives and has taught me deep kindness and profound respect for all.

I’m happy that we are making plans to visit family and far-away grandparents.
Janine Kovac

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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