I love the quote, "Gratitude turns what we have into enough."
But I have found that in my life, gratitude turns what I have into much more!
Family * Home * Jesus * Church * Beautiful World * Friends Siblings * Parents * Cars * Food * Water * Internet * Job Books * School * Electricity * Clothing * Shoes * Indoor Plumbing Sunshine * Rain * Beach * Mountains * Clouds * Sunsets Body * Health Insurance * Technology * Temples
Gratitude is the reason I don't feel bitter about my diagnosis. Several months ago, as I began to feel that a new trial was coming, I prayed to my Heavenly Father that me would keep my children safe. I prayed that the burden would be placed on me instead. I feel that my prayer was answered, and I am grateful.
When my life feels overwhelming, and I feel like I have been dealt an unfair blow,
I start thinking about all the ways it could be worse,
and all the people who are enduring harder things than me!
So when I was listening to counsel from our church leaders this morning,
I found the address on gratitude to be especially applicable to me right now
and I found so many great quotes that I wanted to share with you!
This one was my favorite.
Probably because of the rainbow.
I hope you enjoy it as much as me.
If you like it, feel free to pin it or print it as an 8x10 for your own home!
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Last weekend I ended up in the hospital for a couple days with an infection.
It was kind of like a mini-vacation with morphine.
And while I was there, I noticed my hair was coming out.
As soon as they sprung me from the hospital I called my good friend Christy to help me out!
I absolutely adore her house because she's got 6 kids and it's always a party, with ice cream!
Kelsey thought it was great fun to cut my hair.
I will have to hide the scissors at home before she tries to give anyone else a haircut!
It kept getting shorter and shorter! It was hard to see it go but kind of a relief since I knew it was coming.
I had to retrieve Jeremy from the Lego wonderland he was in to take a turn. He was so cute, so in awe of what he was doing.
And then we got silly.
And I released my inner Flock of Seagulls.
And then it was gone.
Thank you Christy for making one of the hardest parts into an amazing memory for me and my family. I could not do this journey without the amazing people that surround me and lift me up every day. I have cancer. It's still so unreal. It's like a bad dream that I wake up to every day. But I am still the luckiest cancer girl ever. XOXO Jaime