Thursday, March 23, 2017

TToT - 3/24/17

Ten Things of Thankful
Happy Springtime! 

Are things starting to green up in your area, or are you still buried in snow?  Afternoons are already very warm here in West Texas.  How did your week go?  Did you find some reasons to be thankful?

At Ten Things of Thankful we believe that there are many little things in our lives to be thankful for each day as well as the big things that stand out. Keep in mind that you are not required to list ten things if you can't come up with that many, nobody is keeping score, but do the best you can!  You'll find that once you get started, more things tend to pop into your head! :-) 

This week's TToT link-up will open shortly after midnight (Central Time) on Thursday night, and will remain open until Tuesday night, so you have plenty of time to work on your post.  Please check back next week for new links that were added in later, those folks will appreciate your comments too!

Please take a moment to answer the following question in the comments section below.  It's a fun way for us to get better acquainted.   You are given $500 on the condition that you must spend it on yourself, how would you spend it?
  

Thursday, March 16, 2017

TToT - 3/17/17

Ten Things of Thankful
Happy Weekend! 

How was your week, did you find lots of reasons to be thankful?  At Ten Things of Thankful we believe that there are many little things in our lives to be thankful for each day as well as the big things that stand out. Keep in mind that you are not required to list ten things if you can't come up with that many, nobody is keeping score, but do the best you can!  You'll find that once you get started, more things tend to pop into your head! :-) 

This week's TToT link-up will open shortly after midnight CST on Thursday night, and will remain open until Tuesday night, so you have plenty of time to work on your post.  Please check back next week for new links that were added in later, those folks will appreciate your comments too!

Please take a moment to answer the following questions in the comments section below.  It's a fun way for us to get better acquainted.   Where did you grow up? Do you still live in that area, or if you don't, do you wish you did? If you could live anywhere, where would you choose?
  

Thursday, March 9, 2017

TTOT - 3/10/17

Ten Things of Thankful
Happy Weekend! 

Have you had a good week, or was it one of those you had to work hard to make the best of?  I like the challenge of  learning to identify some blessings in each day no matter how much struggle might have been obscuring them.  I like being able to end each day saying thank you and truly feeling grateful for the life I've been given, and the lessons I've learned and am still learning.  Sometimes I am thankful just for God getting me through it, but most of the time there is ever so much more! I've also discovered that the things that seem like insurmountable obstacles at the moment will often appear more manageable with a little more perspective in the days to come. 

The think I love most about participating in the Ten Things of Thankful link-up is the way my spirit is lifted just by reading the awesome things everyone else shares, and often realizing that I am thankful for some of those same things, and I hadn't even thought about it!

Keep in mind that you are not required to list ten things if you can't come up with that many, nobody is keeping score, but do the best you can! At TToT we believe that there are many little things in our lives to be thankful for each day as well as the big things that stand out. 

This week's link-up will open shortly after midnight CST on Thursday night, and will remain open until Tuesday night, so you have plenty of time to work on your post.  Please check back next week for new links that were added in later, those folks will appreciate your comments too!

Please take a moment to answer the following question in the comments section below.  It's a great way for us to get better acquainted!   Where is your happy place, where you most enjoy going if you need to get away from it all?
  

Thursday, March 2, 2017

TTOT - 3/03/17

Ten Things of Thankful

Happy March!  Spring is officially less than three weeks away and it's my favorite time of the year! Spring serves as a reminder that life cycles, so that when we are walking through dark times and hard times we can have faith that the sun will shine in our lives again, and joyful times will return. It's also good to remember that even before we can see those first green stems pushing thru the earth and buds forming on the branches, things are happening to create those changes that are invisible at the time. So it is with us, at times we may feel stuck in the dark,  but there is a force of life inside of us working to bring about new growth. 

Taking time each week to reflect on the positives in our life - the big and small things we have to be thankful for - uplifts us, and by sharing those here we encourage each other. That's what I love about Ten Things of Thankful, it creates a positive environment that is so nurturing of more!

Keep in mind that you are not required to list ten things if you just can't come up with that many, but do the best you can! The idea is to recognize that we have a zillion little things in our lives to be thankful for as well as the big things that stand out.  One thing I've found helpful is taking a few minutes each night to make a note (on my phone in my case) about something that blessed my day.  When it comes time to write my TToT post I already have at least seven items for my list!  Not only that, but it ends my night in a thankful frame of mind. :-)

This week's link-up will open shortly after midnight CST on Thursday night, and will remain open until Tuesday night, so you have plenty of time to work on your post.  Please check back next week for new links that were added in later, those folks will appreciate your comments too!

I'd like to start something new here this week to help us all get to know each other a little better.  Please take a moment to answer the following question in the comments section below...  Where do you live, and what do you most like and most dislike about living there?