Alive! Are you thankful?

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  1. NGRIA Bassett profile image59
    NGRIA Bassettposted 9 years ago

    Just remembering to be thankful even if things are not great today.

    1. profile image0
      Brenda Durhamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, I'm very thankful to be alive.   Praise God!

    2. profile image0
      cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      does The Pope wear red shoes? I mean YES! big_smile

    3. Rod Marsden profile image74
      Rod Marsdenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      No. not always but when I meet an old friend I haven't seen for a long time or go fishing with my dad or go on a date with a pretty gal I am grateful.


  2. manlypoetryman profile image75
    manlypoetrymanposted 9 years ago

    I'll second ya' on that...! Although...things are normal here in my world for a Monday (which is also something to be thankful for!)

    1. tantrum profile image59
      tantrumposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      hey manly ! what's up ,man ! smile

      1. manlypoetryman profile image75
        manlypoetrymanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Everything...my friend...Everything! And you?

        1. tantrum profile image59
          tantrumposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          I'm in the joker mood today ! lol

          1. manlypoetryman profile image75
            manlypoetrymanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Go get 'em...! lol If I have time I'll join ya'...
            Who would like to start the ball rolling...?
            Surely...there is much to say about something on this
            fine day... lol !

  3. maribin profile image60
    maribinposted 9 years ago

    Just woke up, and I'm very thankful to 3 things:

    that I'm still alive
    that I have  food in my refrigerator,
    that I'm not wanted from anybody, that is having peace of mind

  4. tantrum profile image59
    tantrumposted 9 years ago

    NO.
    But enjoying my life.

  5. manlypoetryman profile image75
    manlypoetrymanposted 9 years ago

    http://images.absoluteastronomy.com/images/topicimages/c/cu/curly_howard.gif
    "Nyuk, Nyuk, Nyuk...!

    1. tantrum profile image59
      tantrumposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I've been all over the place. funny how people get all wind-up up for nothing lol

      1. manlypoetryman profile image75
        manlypoetrymanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Yep...'Tis true...some are way to wound up...They need to see things through your "Eye"... lol I recommend "endless planetsmileys" being hurled into the doldrum of the wound too tight Forum

  6. profile image0
    Am I dead, yet?posted 9 years ago

    so far. so good.

  7. tantrum profile image59
    tantrumposted 9 years ago
    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      hey tantrum where are u getting those animated figs???? thanks and good day..

  8. manlypoetryman profile image75
    manlypoetrymanposted 9 years ago

    Life's too short to be "wound-up"...at least on this Monday...anyways!

    1. tantrum profile image59
      tantrumposted 9 years agoin reply to this
  9. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 9 years ago

    to some you could be an annoying person, for others, you might be their lifesaver, if you have children, you mean the world to them, for your gf/bf/partner you mean everything for them......you cannot please everybody...

    am enjoying my life every day, everyday is a new day for me, yesterday is history....we go on living...we just dont forget lessons we learn yesterday...there are just many things in life that you cant do it twice, learn a lesson everyday...YEAH...I think I am making sense now....do I?????????

  10. manlypoetryman profile image75
    manlypoetrymanposted 9 years ago

    "prepare to be beamed-up!"

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      nice animated figs, where are u getting those, thanks..

      1. tantrum profile image59
        tantrumposted 9 years agoin reply to this
        1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
          prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          thanks (salamat in filipino)..

        2. Sexy jonty profile image53
          Sexy jontyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          These smilies are really funny ....... thanks for the link .... Tantrum

      2. manlypoetryman profile image75
        manlypoetrymanposted 9 years agoin reply to this


        It's classified! (Ok...I'll tell ya'...planetsmilies.net)
        Whoops...tantrum already did...!

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
          prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          hmmm makes me wonder tantrum is your pal, you have the same source, same feather flock together-- great guys....

  11. manlypoetryman profile image75
    manlypoetrymanposted 9 years ago

    'Tis true...I have learned of planetsmileys.net through...tantrum...but we "see" things differently...

    'Cause...He has that "one eye" stare thang going... and I'm juz' sittin' here behind my ol' tractor watching the clouds roll by! Ok...!?

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      oh ok, I never ride a tractor that cute and sturdy before, can i ride that one, I am sure will fit into that thing, am only 100 lbs flat, 5 '2 i promised i want be scared, cant bring my horse though

      1. manlypoetryman profile image75
        manlypoetrymanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Have a good rest of the day...good talkin' w/ ya'

  12. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 9 years ago

    I was thankful for my life, which my parents gave me.

    I am thankful for the knowledge, which I have come to understand.

    I am thankful for the wisdom, I share with others.

    I am thankful for the people I know, even through difficult times.

    I am thankful for the love I use, to make others see.

    I Am Thankful I Am ME!

    Have a great day.

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      WOW...thats a lot to be thankful yes,,,you are blessed, I am also blessed because i have the opportunity to read and communicate with people who are like you, blessed indeed...

      1. Cagsil profile image81
        Cagsilposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Well, thank you prettydarkhorse.

        Being "blessed" isn't why? I am thankful for anything.

        "I Think, Therefore I Am!"

        I Am My Own Individual ("GOD",per se) Person, because I Guide Myself.

        And, Like Jesus Christ originally said- "Worship NO FALSE God!", and I don't.

        However, I have no religious ties to any religion or religious group.

        Jesus Christ wasn't a teacher of religion.

        He was a teacher of Consciousness. Who taught follower during the most ridiculous "MYSTICISM" age of humankind.

        He made people realize that they answer to no one, other than themselves.

        I understand that- there I am Thankful.

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
          prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          well said, how about I think therefore you are not..just kidding, in the world in which we live in---there is room for fools like you and me, whetherr you choose to believe or not,,,its your choice....i just gather that no man is an island, you still live in a society, you need it, they need you, why not need them while youre living, see the main purpose of religion or philosophy is for everybody to believe in order, laws etc, because if there is no order, it is not orderly,,,got headaches if theres no order.....

  13. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image59
    JYOTI KOTHARIposted 9 years ago

    Yes, I am thankful.

    1. According to Jainism, it is very difficult to get incarnation as human. Most of the souls are incarnated as creatures, animals and beasts. I have born as human and this is the most auspicious and precious. I am thankful for that.

    2. I am thankful because I have got the second rarest quality in the universe i.e. ability of listening. I can listen to any body and acquire knowledge through that. I am thankful for obtaining that inherent quality.

    3. Yes, I am thankful because I have obtained the third rarest quality in the universe i.e. faith.

    I have faith on right things and right words. I can listen to and can have faith and belief to those right things.

    I have acquired fourth rarest quality partially i.e. to act upon right things. I am persuading to act fully.

    (sacred Jain texts say these four are the rarest qualities and virtues in the universe that lead a person to salvation).

    Thanks,
    Jyoti Kothari

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      well said.....

      1. Cagsil profile image81
        Cagsilposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I'm sorry to rain on your parade.

        Virtue? Is a man-made concept and define.

        There is only right and wrong, moral and immoral.

        You live morally, which means you live doing right, you'll live happy.

        You live immorally, which means you live doing wrong, you'll have false happiness at the cost of your humanity.

        Seek no guidance other than your own through understanding your own human consciousness.

        Life is Eternal, but not in the manner in which you think.

        The sooner humankind understands that- the sooner, we(ALL) can live much better lives.

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
          prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this
        2. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image59
          JYOTI KOTHARIposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Hi Cagsil,
          Thanks for your reply. You are all the way with me and not contradicting.

          This is my quote:
          "I have faith on right things and right words. I can listen to and can have faith and belief to those right things."

          and this is yours:
          "There is only right and wrong, moral and immoral.

          You live morally, which means you live doing right, you'll live happy."

          I see no contradiction between these.

          Thanks again for supporting right words and right things.

          Jyoti Kothari

  14. tiginban profile image58
    tiginbanposted 9 years ago

    And if I may take this opportunity to plug my hub (that sounds weird) but here it is, it's on gratitude

    http://hubpages.com/hub/if_the_only_prayer

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      ok i will read that, thanks

  15. Pr0metheus profile image58
    Pr0metheusposted 9 years ago

    I almost died about 6 months ago when someone cut me off and I slid half way down a slope towards a 50 ft cliff that fell onto oncoming freeway traffic.  It took 2 tow trucks to pull my car out, and it almost rolled down the rest of the slope after they moved it about 4 inches.  Since then I have been thankful for every day I have!

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      oh sorry to hear that, yes you have to be thankful you came a long way, bless you, it means more meaningful hubs here...(can you write a hub about that...maybe to inspire...

      1. Pr0metheus profile image58
        Pr0metheusposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Haha, I was fine... that's a good idea, though :-D.

  16. Sybil Marie profile image69
    Sybil Marieposted 9 years ago

    I love this topic it has a way of bringing me back to basics.
    I am grateful today for this twenty-four hours. For the fact that I woke up in a nice comfy bed, there are many that do not.
    I am grateful that I have enough to eat for myself and my children,so many are hungry.
    I am grateful that I am tired from a day at work, there are many unemployed.
    I am grateful for the little bit that I can give back to others for all that I have been given.

  17. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image59
    JYOTI KOTHARIposted 9 years ago

    I am thankful as I am posting my 1000th post here.

    Thanks to every body in Hubpages.

    Jyoti Kothari

  18. NGRIA Bassett profile image59
    NGRIA Bassettposted 8 years ago

    Congratulations JYOTI. You are on a roll. Much success.
    I am thankful for another day. I am breathing without any assistance.Thank you God.

  19. europewalker profile image75
    europewalkerposted 8 years ago

    I am thankful for another day of good health, unlike my Mom who has dementia.

  20. The Rope profile image54
    The Ropeposted 8 years ago

    I am grateful for so much and especially right now as I search for silver linings every day during difficult times.  I am grateful that every time I look, they spring up like fountains bringing smiles for all of us.

  21. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Alive! Are you thankful?

    Why would I be thankful that I was alive?

    I haven't done anything that would jeopardize tomorrows arrival.

    1. Sexy jonty profile image53
      Sexy jontyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I totally agree with you ....

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    B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 8 years ago

    I am very thankfull, because I have been clinicly "dead" 2 times before..

    I have horrible ddays, but at least I am here for the good days smile

    1. Sexy jonty profile image53
      Sexy jontyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      What that means ......

    2. Cagsil profile image81
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      A very nice will to live.

      It means YOU are not ready to simply lay down and die. I commend you.

      Some people don't have the will to live. I know- my grandmother and her 29 year boyfriend were separated for 1 year, because she was diagnosed with dementia and institutionalize.

      She was taken away from him. He died 1 year later. Then she died 11 months later, the same year. Him in January, her in December.

      Again, I commend you.

      1. Sexy jonty profile image53
        Sexy jontyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It's sad ....

  23. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    I was at the time.

  24. profile image47
    WCTRposted 8 years ago

    I am thankful for the ability to think and move without pain today.

  25. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    I am thankful everyday of my life! I have so many blessings and I can still do something to correct and have some solutions to lifes little problems. I had big problems before but I managed them well and am still here...

  26. profile image0
    poetlorraineposted 8 years ago

    i am thankful to hub pages for some many friends, even though i will tear myself away soon

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, why poetlorraine, I just read your two stanzas of poems.....lovely...

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    poetlorraineposted 8 years ago

    will be back soon, can't stay away long

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ok then!

  28. GeneralHowitzer profile image72
    GeneralHowitzerposted 8 years ago

    Yeah always grateful I'm alive hehehe, for living is a miracle to me already...

  29. NGRIA Bassett profile image59
    NGRIA Bassettposted 8 years ago

    I am thankful for my life, health, family and my faith in a GOOD God.

  30. earnestshub profile image86
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    Thankful? To Who?

  31. Sybil Marie profile image69
    Sybil Marieposted 8 years ago

    I am grateful for a wonderful day with family and friends...,and for turkey and chocolate truffles!!!

    1. Sybil Marie profile image69
      Sybil Marieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      not at the same time mind you, truffle was for dessert smile

  32. advisor4qb profile image78
    advisor4qbposted 8 years ago

    I am thankful for my children, my mother, my siblings, my job, and my happiness!

  33. NGRIA Bassett profile image59
    NGRIA Bassettposted 8 years ago

    Just had another birthday, crossed another milestone, have less pain today, yes I am thankful to my God, family, friends and all who contribute to my being.
    To the world of Hubpages the educational and emotional forums that wet my appetite for learning and growth, teaches and reinforces my ability to manage my emotions and determine what I respond to and what doesn't matter to me. To accept the things that I am not responsible to change and tackle those things that I can.

  34. DogSiDaed profile image56
    DogSiDaedposted 8 years ago

    Not at all thankful to god, but happy smile And I suppose thankful to the people who made me who I am.

  35. NGRIA Bassett profile image59
    NGRIA Bassettposted 8 years ago

    Thankful for another beautiful and restful Christmas Holidays

 
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