May 25, 2012

Grateful Friday

meet I-5YQ...the new droid

This morning the sun is shining, there is mundane tasks on the do-list and G-d is still on the throne. It's a good day!

I'm grateful for my Padawan; there is no way I could even begin to list them here.

I'm grateful for such technology! I'm thrilled with my new laptop, and so grateful for Van at the Tacoma Best Buy. He was wonderful!

I'm grateful to have found a good general practitioner for the kids...and close, too.

I'm grateful for public places and the fact that you never know who will be in those places.

I'm grateful for voice recorders and the chutzpah to record my own voice.

I'm grateful for quiet mornings and music from Pandora.

I'm grateful for Starbucks - what did we ever do without them? (...and Subway sandwich shops, too?)

I'm grateful for real friendships and love. I'm so grateful for love.

I'm grateful for sweet movies like Salmon Fishing on the Yemen.

I'm grateful for this weekend - it's Shabbat then Shavuot! My favorite festival of the year! I'm grateful for the friends who want to celebrate it with me.

I'm grateful for the light I see in the eyes of friends who are excited about what they are doing.

I'm grateful for my favorite Indian restaurant, Gateway to India - awesome food!

I'm grateful for thrift stores to scrounge through.

I'm grateful for the thrill of the hunt (there's a papasan chair out there with my name on it!)

I'm grateful for my history and heritage.

I'm grateful for neon green casts.

I'm grateful for wi-fi spreading everywhere.

I'm grateful for my readers - thank you!

I'm grateful for packages of homemade pralines that arrive as a surprise - thanks, Kev!

I'm grateful for purring cats and soft beds.

I'm grateful for life and purpose, and for all the good things the LORD bestows.


Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
~Arthur C. Clarke



4 comments:

Mama Cache said...

I'm thankful for Priority Mail -- and the USPS really made you a priority for once! Two days! That's pretty cool!

Ari C'rona said...

I'm so grateful for G-d's provision - He provides all we need and so many of our wants, too!

I'm grateful for days without drama and restful nights.

I'm grateful for free counseling sessions - you'd be rich if I paid you by the hour! You, my friend, are the absolute best!

I'm grateful to the One who says 'fear not, for I am with you always' - He dispels my every fear and sets my feet on high places. May His Name be blessed!

asl4god said...

I'm grateful for co-workers who are oh so willing to donate their own leave time so I can heal w/o worrying about my income lacking.

I'm grateful for the time to sleep as late as my body wants/needs to.

I'm grateful for those who care about me and their willingness to be firm w/ boundaries to assure that I keep upright.

I'm grateful for a roomie who is ever so willing to care for our yard.....and takes wonderful care of me.

I'm grateful for modern medicine and experimental procedures that have come after amazing research and those who have been willing to be test subjects.

I'm grateful for our Lord's plans for hope and a future for us....plans to prosper us, not to harm us. Plans that only He knows.....and that is enough for me (even though sometimes I think I want to know....I realize, nah....His knowing is plenty).

Netanya said...

I'm grateful for such loving,caring friends and that G-d loved me enough to entrust them to me.

I'm thankful for the possibility of school.

I'm thakful for my family.