Counting Blessings!

I have been contemplating a bit over the weekend. And I find that there has been this huge change in me. I have been so positive lately and that I have so much to thank god for.  So I decided that I will take a stock every month at the end and list out all the blessings that god has bestowed on me so that when (not if 😦 ) I get depressed about something or brood ( As I do a lot) I will read these posts and remember that I have been quite luckier than the most  ..

These little joys in life that keeps me upbeat and keeps me going.. I hope I never ever forget to take them while I can!

β—Š I have been lucky to have Β busy weekends filled with activities that make me feel wonderful!

β—Š I have had by far most ambient relationship with my sister. We actually talked on phone and joked with each other ( Our first as I can remember)

β—Š Dad has been in good health by and large and he even offered to make coffee. ( he hasn’t in years now)

β—Š Rains. Such amazing climate. I have nothing much more to add. That one word encompasses a lot of emotions.

β—Š Finally started volunteering and it is such a joy for me. It makes me feel more purposeful!

β—Š And friends in office. We tease. We talk. We help each other. The bonding though superficial in many levels is still something I lacked for a long time and am grateful to have it in my life. Possibly its coz am in day shift.. but what the hell!

β—Š My credit card bill has been, after a very long time , below 2000 πŸ˜€

β—Š And I saved money! Oh yeah and quite a hefty sum!! yay!! The savings is in 5 figures and its of just this month

β—Š 12 new books! Whoosh! And countless Ebooks πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ more the merrier πŸ˜€ [ Have already read 2]

β—Š The book club that we started this month. The first meet this weekend. Hoping it would grow and grow all the time!

β—ŠFriends. It just hit me really today morning that I am so blessed with wonderful friends. Friends who seem to handle my moodiness, my temper tantrums and yet seem to find me a wonderful friend to be with. Both online and offline.

I am just feeling amazing!!

As an aside, we are going to have a guest post. hopefully that person would become a regular contributor and not like the other friend of mine πŸ™‚


25 thoughts on “Counting Blessings!

  1. YAY from my side too..
    i am 2nd πŸ™‚
    keep up the positive spirit and keep blogging. The magic figure is not so far away now πŸ™‚

    Me: *hugs* I know I know!! >:D<

  2. Its really nice isn’t it? Not just to be writing but to be reading ‘happiness’. Its contagious:) A smile played played through my lips while reading this post!
    I ve been volunteering for this NGO whose primary work is to pick up destitutes left with no home and help them build a living…It gives me a personal satisfaction and more importantly, I can see those people smile…
    “Heal The world and make it a better place”. Whether are not Jacko was right with life, we never know..But he was right with words !! I am sure your volunteering experience was a journey through your inside..cos thats how I ve always felt πŸ™‚

    Me: Volunteering is the best part of my life right now πŸ™‚ it just feels amazing!

    Keep doing the great work! πŸ™‚

  3. CC Bill under 2K???

    Book Club???


    Wow!!!! Am so so proud of you 4 the last one & envious for the 1st & 2nd πŸ™‚
    Me: yeah yeah! though I realized how tough its to keep a “commitment”

  4. Am so happy for u Meena……when we keep ourselves busy there is less time to think.
    Counting our blessings does wake us a bit. I wish everybody did tht……I know I do…all the time….there r a few millions who are better of than me but there are a few 100 million people who are worse off. I thank my God everyday.

    Me *hugs* I knew you would u\s!

  5. 12 new books – Am jealous!!!

    Rain?!?! – Am more jealous!!!!!!

    Send some rain here!!!!! Mummmmmmmmmmmmmy 😦 πŸ˜€

    ME: Hee Haaww πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜†

  6. wonderful Winnie… keep going… cheerful memories πŸ™‚

    Me: πŸ˜€ The best part is they r not memories yet. they r my present πŸ™‚

  7. u knw dear. i just loved this..the post..and the idea. i may steal the idea from u.

    we always brood abt the sorrows no matter how small they r that happen to us but we forget to celebrate our lil lil joys and happiness. keep it up girl. πŸ™‚

    ME: oh please do steal it. I think such positive reinforcement would keep our spirit high always πŸ™‚

  8. lots of activiies?
    yeah thats the best way for me too Winnie :
    I loev being busy πŸ™‚

    Me: Same pinch yay!!

    yeah enuff said πŸ˜€
    beautiful, romantic, nostalgic, life all rolled into one na? πŸ™‚

    Me: You said it!

    it has rained here today!!!
    yippeee!!!!!!!!!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

    My credit card bill has been, after a very long time , below 2000
    NOW THAT will make me kiss the ground in sheer gratitude of my own self πŸ˜€

    book club??!!! πŸ˜€
    and now keeping that advice of yours in mind I am going to start hunting too πŸ˜€

    Me: Oh yeah! I did just that πŸ˜‰ And you should try finding a book club! I know you will love it! πŸ™‚

    savings in five figures? 😯

    Me: I know yay!!!

    wonderful friends are a blessing:)

    muah! πŸ˜€

    Me: *hugs* and yes you are one of them πŸ™‚

  9. Touchwood! and you are doing such amazing stuff! Volunteering and everything!

    And I just noticed your alert – magic figure is very very close!! 500 posts – you are amazing!

    Me: I wanna do so much more! I am just too lazy 😦 And yesh! ab 500 door nahin πŸ˜€

  10. Meena,

    Continue to feel blessed. And yes hopefully there will be consistent guest posts.

    Looking forward. And I am glad you have such wonderful friends.

    Cheerios πŸ™‚

    Me: You are one of them πŸ™‚

  11. Reading the post, I was thinking may you have more and more to thank for every time you sit to post. You also dont realize how much your posts inspires your readers. Next time you are down, read your lovely post! πŸ™‚ God bless Winnie and keep her happy always πŸ™‚

    Me: Oh wow! Such a delightful comment. And Touch wood πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ May you always be so sweet to everyone. I am sure only the sweetest things happen to you πŸ™‚

  12. Nice read …Loved it…was feeling a bit down today..ur post really made me count my blessings and yeah m gr8ful too.. πŸ™‚ touchwood..keep going.

    Me: Uma welcome to my space. And I am glad that it pepped you up! Keep smiling πŸ™‚

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