I'm thankful. Thankful for being, for my life, for all the good things in my life. Thankful for being able to create, to find joy in paper, paint, and the making of messy little pages in my notebook.
It is easy to be thankful for all the good things, for love, family, children and all the kind, wonderful people in my life, you all give me the strength, the love and the joy I need to live.
But life is also hard and bumpy and rough sometimes, and on my journey I found that being thankful is what gives me the reason to live. So I learned not only to be thankful for all the good things, but to embrace and be thankful for all the struggles as well.
Be thankful when you don't know something, it gives you the opportunity to learn. Be thankful for the difficult times, during those you grow! Be thankful for your limitations, they give you opportunity to improvement. Be thankful for each new challenge, which will build your strength and character. Be thankful for your mistakes, they will teach you valuable lessons. So thank you life for giving me lemons, thank you for giving me sugar, and thank you for giving me the possibilities to learn how to make lemonade.
I make mistakes,
I live, I learn.
I have been hurt but I'm alive.
I'm not perfect but
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