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Gratitude Journal: It’s the Little Things

October 12, 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. We need photos! Send us your pics of your summer fun or back-to-school smiles!

There are a lot of things I’m grateful for—family, health, nice weather—but today I am grateful that I noticed the library book in the washing machine before I started the washer.
Oakland Mom

I’m grateful for work, even volunteer tasks and chores around the house.  Work makes me feel connected and needed and just plain helpful.
EP, Texas

I am grateful I can pursue a higher education.

I’m grateful that my friend no longer has colon cancer, thanks to chemo and surgery. Makes me want to sing the Hallelujah chorus!

I’m so so grateful that my husband wasn’t hurt when he was rear-ended on the freeway a few weeks ago.

Happy Birthday to my sister-in-law, Liz! I’m so happy that she is a part of our family.
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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