Gratitude is..........#3

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I have so much to be grateful for. Among these gifts is my health. I remember my Mother, of blessed memory, always saying without your health you have nothing. The older I get the more I appreciate the truth of these words.

I am currently older than my Dad was when he passed. My Mother died at 75 and was relatively healthy until a heart attack took her on Thanksgiving. So as I approach each day I start with being grateful that I am able to do the things I do and travel the paths I have chosen. Health is not a gift given to everyone and I grieve the friends and family who were taken way too soon.

My closest friend Karin died in her forties of a brain tumor that took her quickly and without warning. She left two little children, a loving husband, parents, sisters and friends who still find it hard to believe she is gone. She was talented in so many ways and absolutely fit and healthy until she wasn't. 

When Karin died, I understood the old saw that life wasn't fair, and eventually came to the understand that every moment we are given is a gift and never to be taken for granted. So I am healthy and grateful. I do my homework and attend to my exams and try and be as proactive as possible. Life at its best is short, and so I will never take it for granted.

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Sheila Anderson
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Thanks so much Patricia. I do my best.       Sheila

Nov 19, 2019 04:12 AM #28
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Good morning Debe. Margaret says all my posts hook to #4. I will try once more but I am abroad and it is hard.

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Nov 26, 2019 07:38 PM #29
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Another good entry Sheila Anderson And I am so impressed that you have done all these posts while traveling. Continue in good health!

Nov 29, 2019 06:30 PM #30
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Lottie Kendall
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Somehow I missed this post until today, when I caught in in Carol Williams ' weekly round up. Good health is essential, and definitely something for which to be grateful. Happy travels, Sheila.

Nov 30, 2019 07:06 AM #31
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Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
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Missed this post of yours but glad I got to see it thanks to Carol Williams.  Glad you take the time and effort to make sure you are and remain healthy so you can enjoy each and every day.

Nov 30, 2019 07:58 AM #32
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
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I'm with Nick, missed it somehow. We have so much to be grateful for. Good health should not be taken for granted. 

Nov 30, 2019 08:11 AM #33
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Raymond Henson
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Very sweet sentiments.  Every moment is a gift.  Sometimes it is tough to remember.

Nov 30, 2019 12:33 PM #34
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Mike Cooper, GRI
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Sheila, as I age, I am so happy for good health. I've lost 8 friends and family since July. Each time, it's a shock, but it's also a reminder of how fleeting life it. Enjoy every minute you can.

Nov 30, 2019 01:59 PM #35
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Hi Sheila:

Having good health and taking care of yourself at any age is something to be very grateful for. So sorry to hear about Karin...it's painful how life can be at times.

Jeff

Nov 30, 2019 05:13 PM #36
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
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Good morning Sheila Anderson ,

You are so right. Each day is a gift. Maintaining good health must be a priority for an extended life but even then it's not always promised..our time could be up. 

Dec 01, 2019 05:06 AM #37
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you Margaret. I wrote them before my trip.    Cheers and Mazel and health to you as well.     Sheila

Dec 02, 2019 11:14 AM #38
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Sheila Anderson
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Thanks very much Lottie. I was on the road so I didn't know Carol included me..        Sheila

Dec 02, 2019 11:18 AM #39
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Sheila Anderson
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Thanks very much Nick.    Sheila

Dec 02, 2019 11:22 AM #40
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you Debb. Never to be taken for granted.     Sheila

Dec 02, 2019 11:24 AM #41
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Sheila Anderson
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You are very right Raymond. Thanks.     Sheila

Dec 02, 2019 11:25 AM #42
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Sheila Anderson
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Perfectly said Mike and I am sorry for your losses.      Sheila

Dec 02, 2019 11:26 AM #43
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you Jeff. Karin was very special and is still so missed.      Sheila

Dec 02, 2019 11:27 AM #44
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you Dorie. No doubt you understand.     Sheila

Dec 02, 2019 11:28 AM #45
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Debra Leisek
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It really is so hard to lose people you love and certain losses are greater than others. The unexpected loss is so hard. I can tell Karen meant a lot to you. I am so sorry for you loss. 

Dec 03, 2019 12:35 AM #46
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you Debra. Karin was my closest friend and died 20 years ago. I still miss her.     Sheila

Dec 03, 2019 01:59 PM #47
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