It’s About The Process (#351)

Lifelong learning is not something that just happens over night. It is trials and tribulations, tests and practice that helps us learn important lessons and skills. For me gratitude takes practice too.

I may not have the best day every day but I can try my hardest to have a better day after. I’m grateful for the lessons I’ve learned and the support I’ve received. I know that I’m not alone and that asking for help goes a long way. I didn’t always know this. It’s been something I have picked up because of mistakes and honest conversation. Ultimately, all I can do is try my best. The rest will figure itself out. It’s a process.


Today I’m Grateful For…

  1. Warm summer days
  2. Waking up with my cat
  3. Nights in Acadia
  4. Stepping outside my comfort zone
  5. BSU friends and mentors
  6. Local pizza and bagels
  7. The opportunity to teach and educate
  8. Late night ice cream
  9. Safe travels
  10. Liverpool games
  11. Warm blankets and comfy pillows
  12. Learning new things
  13. Time outside
  14. A chance to journal and reflect
  15. Home cooked meals
  16. My family
  17. Getting things done
  18. Time for myself
  19. A little help and support
  20. Cooking with Julie
  21. Game of Thrones Sunday’s
  22. Talking with my parents
  23. Better dreams
  24. Letting things go
  25. The precious present

As always, check out my first blog 25 Things I’m Grateful For (#1) to know why I’m writing this list and why I want you to start yours.

If you’re interested in Guest Blogging for the Gratitude Journal, click (here)!

The icy tundra outside my apartment.

Author: Jacob Ames

Feline father, perpetual graduate student, sport enthusiast, pancake expert, and gratitude writer. Using this blog to keep my life organized and to develop a platform I can one day use to share baseless conspiracy theories about the robot uprising. I enjoy writing!

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