I try to always make November a month dedicated to gratitude. After all, I have an enormous amount of things I should be thankful for. In years past, I’ve done 30 days of thanks, or at least one post where I will list the things I’m thankful for. This year, I’m going to give thanks on Thursdays because it seems catchy. That’s the only reason. I hope you’ll join me, and be sure to share with a comment why you’re blessed or thankful.
I’m grateful for art.
I know it sounds petty, but the way I see the world through a camera lens has provided me with more opportunities that I would have ever thought possible. I’ve been published in books, magazines, internationally, nationally, and even made the Huffington Post. I am continually honored that people think what I do has meaning, because really I only do it to share my life with others. That others can take away something positive from what I’m sharing, even better.
We are constantly bombarded with negativity. People will always let you down and tell you you’re not good enough, smart enough, whatever enough. I’ve learned to ignore the drama of others, and just focus on being me. After all, that is all any of us can do — be the best person we know how to be. I’m fortunate to be surrounded by people who help in that endeavor. And we’re taking on the challenge of helping the rest of the world learn to do that too! Mind you, I’ve had help getting to this place, so when I find myself troubled I am fortunate enough to have someone around to help me find my way back into the positive side of things. We have to remind ourselves that things could always be worse.
What are you thankful for right now?