by 02kar Moderator 29 Mar 2020

Good morning to all and good evening to those who enjoying the end of this day. Our governor has recommended that all over 65 remain in their home now. I am happily doing that. Rob and I remain symptom free. Friends and neighbors are checking on each other. I was thinking how blessed we are. I know many of you are frightened and worried. But I am seeing such a huge difference and it is a positive difference. So I started thinking about my many blessings. I will give you a list of 5 of my blessings. I am so blessed to have a wonderful God who is watching over me, a husband who is taking good care of me, friends and neighbors who are reaching out to care for those who need help, a safe home and plenty of things I can do . Now share your list of 5 blessings. They can be the same as the lists others share but please do share. Let's share some positives rather than worry about the negatives. Have a wonderful day and thanks for being a member of the Cute family. And there's a 6th blessing.

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by toogie 30 Mar 2020

I am thankful that God has answered my prayer, again today, and my family are still symptom free.

I am thankful that even though I am told to remain home, I am never alone.

I am thankful He gave us our daily needs today.

Even though the cases soar, I am thankful to Him for the ones spared.

I am thankful God gave man/woman doctors/nurses knowledge and heart, to care for their fellow man, even at the risk of losing their own life.

and 6th, I am thankful my Savior, Jesus Christ loved me so much that he died for me and has prepared a place for me! John 14:1-3

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02kar by 02kar 31 Mar 2020

Thanks. So uplifting to read these blessing. And know so many of us will someday have a wonderful Cute reunion in Heaven.

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by pennifold 30 Mar 2020

Hi Karen, such a lovely positive post.
Firstly, I give thanks for our wonderful God.
For me I'm thankful for the sunrise everyday - this morning's was just glorious, along with the precious rain we've had.
I'm thankful for my Mother and for my wonderful husband and fantastic family.
I'm especially thankful for Ben - after living with us this past year finally moved out on Saturday to a new place with his new partner.
I'm thankful also for all you guys here at Cute. Love Chris
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02kar by 02kar 30 Mar 2020

I know it is easy to slip into awful thoughts and thought we could all use a reminder of all of the good (blessings) we have. That is a wonderful list.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 29 Mar 2020

Once I get out of my pity party I realize ALL the blessings in my life. I just have to make an effort to think about them daily.

All my family members are healthy and checking on me.
I can enjoy my garden, sunshine or rain.
I am not hungry and have a roof over my head and can crawl into a comfortable bed at night.
I have my friends (Cute included) I can lean on. They are the best and most caring people.
I have a hobby that keeps my mind and brain going and can give comfort to others.
AND an awesome God I can lean on that is my strength

I AM BLESSED

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02kar by 02kar 30 Mar 2020

We are blessed indeed.

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by gramsbear 29 Mar 2020

Amen!...

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02kar by 02kar 29 Mar 2020

Amen indeed!!!! Stay healthy

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by rescuer Moderator 29 Mar 2020

The lack of food on the grocery shelves has made my youngest boys want to try new recipes. They never used to want to try anything new.
My neighbors have become closer than we were before even though we all need to stay separate. Phone calls and messages are heartfelt and more frequent.
Distance learning has been a challenge but so enlightening. It is worth the struggle. I am learning more about my youngest boys having them home.
I am missing my older children and my sweet granddaughter. I hope I get to hold her again before she doesn't recognize me. This time in quarantine has helped me see more clearly that family is so important to me!
I feel at peace.

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02kar by 02kar 29 Mar 2020

Your list brings tears to my eyes. Yes, we are missing family members but now we are taking more time, making more effort to remain in contact. Treasure that peace. I know I treasure my own peace.

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by kustomkuddle 29 Mar 2020

I agree that having Cuties in my life is a wonderful blessing. They are so caring and supportive of each other. I would not be able to get through these tough times if it were not for our Lord and Savior who also cares deeply for all of us, who understands what the greater picture is. We have a wonderful church family that is providing church service and daily devotionals during this time. My awesome husband and family. And little Charlotte is up to 3 lbs 15 oz. and they are starting to wean her off of CPAP. I think that that is 5. The list could go on. Thank you for having us stop and reflect!

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02kar by 02kar 29 Mar 2020

Love your list. What a special blessing that tiny Charlotte is gaining weight and breathing better. Having watched my great nephew Ben born weighing 1 pound 7 ounces, it is always a very special blessing for me to see another preemie do well. BTW, Ben is now looking forward to yet another birthday soon and being a teenager.

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