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Gratitude Journal: Our Role Models—Big Shoes to Fill

June 29, 2012 | Gratitude Journal | 0 comments

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

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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. Send us your pics of your summer fun!

I’m so thankful for a mom who decided to get healthy so that she could create many amazing memories with her grandchildren.
Melanie in Virginia

I am grateful for my in-laws, particularly my father-in-law, who was always such a great role model for his sons.

I’m grateful for my father who taught his daughters that we could achieve whatever we dreamed of being, a lesson he began teaching us over 80 years ago.
NM Daughter

I am grateful to my beloved father, now deceased, for instilling in me a profound wonder and delight in the natural world.  In my appreciation for science and nature he definitely lives on in me. 
Elaine W. A.

I am grateful for summer & watching my kids play in the back yard after dinner . . . sunlight until 8pm - hooray!
Oakland Dad

I’m grateful for kind and nurturing swimming instructors.
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.

After ‘shopping’ in Grammie’s shoe store [closet.] After 'shopping' in Grammie's shoe store [closet.] Melanie
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