Thanksgiving Post Challenge Day 1 – Thankful for my Life

Real Estate Broker/Owner with KD Realty - 408.972.1822 CA BRE#01366594

My gosh have I  been busy.  I missed my own 2 Million Points Party in the Rain on Sunday.  I have yet to write my post about my 2 Million Point Journey. I hope to get that that this week.  

When I saw that Debbie Reynolds (the Real Debbie Reynolds) is hosting a 10 Day Thanksgiving Post Challenge, I just had to stop and write my Day 1 Post. I just feel that starting from the beginning would be a great place. 


Sun behind clouds over ocean

I Am Thankful for my Life

So far, its been an amazing journey. The older I get the more I learn and grow spiritually.  My spiritual growth helps me to understand life more - understand life better.  I don't suppose I will ever figure it all out completely yet I do have fun attempting to piece it all together. 

I am thankful to be 4 years cancer free and counting.  

If I did not have my life to be thankful for then I would not be here to finish the Thanksgiving Post Challenge. 



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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathleen I am grateful that we got to know each other and I am thrilled for your perseverance and being here...I still remember when you broke the news...Endre

Nov 15, 2016 01:54 PM #2
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Kathleen Daniels - I am sure your 'acceptance speech' of 2M points will be excellent! Looking forward to it.

Nov 15, 2016 03:46 PM #3
Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408 - Daytona Beach, FL
Buy Daytona condos for heavenly good prices

I did not read the challenge, but wow to your short and inspiring blog post.

Nov 15, 2016 03:46 PM #4
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

And yes, we all are thankful for our life.

You'd value it lot more than many of us - as you have gone through the challenging times in your life, Kathleen Daniels.

Nov 15, 2016 03:47 PM #5
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

What a great post!



Congratulations Kathleen on crossing 2 mln point mark! 

Nov 15, 2016 04:04 PM #6
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Kathleen-your first "grateful " post is exactly what I thought it would be because I know how much you value life. And a belated CONGRATULATIONS on you passing your latest milestone!!! Much deserved

Nov 15, 2016 06:40 PM #7
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

This is a nice contest on active rain. Thank you for sharing one of the things you are thankful for. Many of us are also thankful for the same thing.

Nov 15, 2016 08:14 PM #8
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Good morning Kathleen Daniels, I am thankful for you, I am thankful for your life, here's to your good health!

Nov 15, 2016 09:25 PM #9
Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

It all starts with the gift of life and how we react to the blessing of being able to over come and move forward

Nov 15, 2016 11:08 PM #10
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Hi Kathleen -- I'm thankful for "meeting" you.  And I'm thankful for pie.  You knew that was coming, right?   

Nov 15, 2016 11:59 PM #11
Lottie Kendall
Pacific Union International - San Francisco, CA
Serving San Francisco and the Silicon Valley

Four years and lengthening! The Number 1 reason to be thankful. Your picture is gorgeous--Redondo Beach, perhaps?

Nov 16, 2016 12:41 AM #12
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Four years cancer free is something to be grateful for, Kathleen!  I think the older we get the more we realize we are part of everything else.  There's a very spiritual component to that!

Nov 16, 2016 02:27 AM #13
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

First of all, congrats on hitting the two million point club.  

Once you've stared down cancer and won, you definitely have a unique perspective on health. 

Nov 16, 2016 03:54 AM #14
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Just think, Kathleen, all you went through gave you a deeper appreciation for life and what the important elements are. You are a survivor.

Nov 16, 2016 11:34 AM #15
Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

I am thankful for your life too! I remember reading your story a couple of years ago and it prompted me to go get a mamogram.  The first one I had was when I was 65 years old.  There is no cancer in my immediate family, and I am thankful for that.  My test was clear, but knowing, makes a lot of difference.

Nov 16, 2016 11:54 AM #16
Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

We're all thankful for your life and your willingness to share your journey with us.  We all learn from each others stories.   Congrats on 4 cancer free years!  

Nov 17, 2016 12:46 AM #17
Patricia Feager
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Kathleen Daniels - I am thankful you have surpassed the fourth year of being cancer-free. You now promote hope and it's because of your faith that it is possible to do so. May you be blessed. 

Nov 17, 2016 09:29 PM #18
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Alliance Real Estate - Minot - Minot, ND
Bob Timm, Broker Associate, Alliance Real Estate

Great post Kathleen Daniels , I am also thankful for your life... and mine.

Nov 19, 2016 10:36 AM #19
The Villages Realty
The Villages Realty - San Jose, CA
"Our Performance Will Move You!"

Hi Kathleen, just passing through and enjoying some of your past posts.

Feb 19, 2017 08:59 AM #20
Eagle Ridge Realty
Eagle Ridge Realty - Gilroy, CA
"Our Performance Will Move You!"

Hi Kathleen.  Enjoying some of your previous posts and reading some good stuff here.

Feb 20, 2017 07:11 AM #21
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