1. God

2. People who give their time  and themselves

3. Roxanne

4. Signs of spring

5. Engaged students

6. Fun with Easter eggs

7. Cats free to roam

8. Finding things

9. Tulip shoots

10. “Gratitude runs the gamut from shaking your head and saying, “Thanks, wow, I appreciate it so much,” for your continued health, or a good day at work, or the first blooms of the daisies in the public park, to saying, “Thanks, that’s a relief,” when it’s not the transmission, or an abcess, or an audit notice from the IRS.  “Thanks” can be the recognition that you have been blessed mildly, or with a feeling as intense as despair at the miracle of having been spared.  You say Thankyouthankyouthankyouthankyou: My wife is going to live.  We get to stay in this house. They found my son: he’s in jail, but he’s alive; we know where he is and he’s safe for the night.”  Anne Lamott, Help Thanks Wow: The Three Essential Prayers

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