That sums up my week – a shit entree with two sides of extra shit.
To start off, I haven’t seen my kids in over 3 months due to shelter-in-place and I don’t want to risk my kids getting sick because of my selfishness of trying to fly on a plane with 150 strangers.
If that wasn’t bad enough, last week, my car received some damage through a very unique situation that I won’t get into now.
To put a cherry on top of this shit buffet, today a lady backed into my car door causing more damage.
I’m not feeling particularly grateful right now, but I have to keep things in perspective.
Things can always be worse – and is much worse for many people.
I will be grateful.
I am grateful!
- My kids being healthy
- My family
- Having a job to go to tomorrow
- Bills are paid
- Food on the table
- I am alive
- I’m living (different than being alive)
“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” – Buddha
Need some spark to workout your gratitude muscle?
The link below has some of my faves:
17 Unique Quotes About gratitude
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