Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Positive Distraction

I'm needing some distraction in my life. So I'm writing a list of things I am thankful for. Here it is in all it's glory:

1.       Work
2.       Friends
3.       Good adventures
4.       God
5.       Forgiveness
6.       Spring
7.       Teacher Summer Camp
8.       Changing my room around
9.       Sunlight through the window
10.   Reading time at school
11.   Warm sunny recess
12.   Sleeping in
13.   My IKEA feather duvet
14.   Bright colors
15.   Puppies
16.   New markers
17.   Coloring pages
18.   Art class
19.   A good school day
20.   A big salad
21.   Travel
22.   Airplane rides
23.   Kips
24.   Other languages
25.   Mentor friends
26.   Distraction
27.   Mangos fresh
28.   Guavas fresh
29.   Baking
30.   Cookies
31.   Mail
32.   Packages
33.   Getting packages
34.   Cakes
35.   Seeing God work
36.   A good book
37.   Kendra, my roommate
38.   Fro-Yo friend, Andrea
39.   Rachel
40.   Married couples who are my good friends
41.   Love
42.   Mountains
43.   Seas
44.   Oceans
45.   Salt water
46.   Ocean air mixed with my hair
47.   Freckles
48.   Cats
49.   Personal contact
50.   Snow
51.   Beaches
52.   Surfing
53.   Funny jokes
54.   Improv friends
55.   Someone who challenges me
56.   Running
57.   An open road to run on
58.   The early morning
59.   Sunrise
60.   Fog
61.   Sunsets
62.   Road trips
63.   Marathons
64.   Wombats
65.   Waterfalls
66.   New people
67.   Old friends
68.   Strechy pants
69.   Dates
70.   Nice dresses
71.   Surprises (good kind)
72.   Parties
73.   Apple products
74.   Talking all night
75.   Good solid conversations
76.   Lists of thankful things
77.   Hope
78.   Chi
79.   Decafe coffee in the morning
80.   Fresh roasted coffee mixed with fresh milk from the cow
81.   Dogs
82.   Memories
83.   The journey of life
84.   Plants
85.   New growth
86.   Conversations with God
87.   Sunshine on my face
88.   Tan lines
89.   Field trips
90.   Day trips of adventure
91.   Sleeping outside
92.   Waking up and seeing stars
93.   Cool night air on my face
94.   Photography
95.   Pictures
96.   My parents
97.   Calling my parents at all hours and having them answer
98.   Light bulbs going off in kids
99.   Singing
100.   Water
101.   Being crazy
102.   Learning how to live
103.   Learning how to grow up
104.   Friends who live close
105.   Chelche
106.   Francis Chan books
107.   New toys
108.   A Thousand Wishes perfume and lotion
109.   New luggage
110.   Swimsuits
111.   Birthdays
112.   Friday
113.   Sabbath
114.   Sabbath
115.   Sabbath
116.   Sabbath
117.   Missions
118.   Student Missionaries
119.   Swimming
120.   Boundaries
121.   Myers-Briggs
122.   Me
123.   Curly hair
124.   Warm summer nights
125.   Cold mornings
126.   Fires
127.   Rugging up
128.   Letting go
129.   Moving on
130.   Thriving
131.   Thrift store finds
132.   Long drives
133.   Cheap gas
134.   Holding hands
135.   Giggles
136.   Bigger pictures

137.   My calling

3 comments:

Kim said...

Numbers 113 - 117 are great, aren't they?!?!? Time to reflect on all the other things we are thankful for.

Christoffer said...

That is quite the list. I am impressed.

Andrea said...

You did it! I have to say I'm pretty happy to be #38, but kinda feel bad for your parents at #96. Haha. But well done! Sorry, I think I'm a better fro-yo friend than blog-reading friend lately.