35 Things I am Grateful For Having in My Life

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On this day many, many years ago I was born.

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To celebrate my birthday I thought of sharing 35 things that I am grateful for having in my life.

I am grateful for…

  1. my loving and supportive mother
  2. being blessed with the gift of motherhood
  3. having my daughters Hadeel and Dania, this video taken 4 years ago sums up our relationship
  4. my religion
  5. my family
  6. my friends
  7. being healthy
  8. having my freedom
  9. loving and being loved in return
  10. receiving an education
  11. being able to SMILE
  12. living in a peaceful country
  13. my cat Oscar
  14. having a roof over my head
  15. having a comfy bed to sleep on
  16. getting an education
  17. having common sense!
  18. having a kind heart
  19. being able to blog and make videos
  20. the relationship I have with the father of my children
  21. finding my passion
  22. knowing what makes me happy
  23. waking up every morning, Alhamdulilah giving me another chance at being better
  24. hearing the athan the call for prayer
  25. having the sweetest follower whom I have never met (my followers!!)
  26. making mistakes and learning from them
  27. having faith
  28. my positive outlook on life
  29. the life I have had so far, as I wouldn’t be who I am if it wasn’t for what I went through
  30. having such a happy childhood
  31. accepting myself
  32. loving myself with all my perfect imperfections
  33. being able to inspire others
  34. being able to simply make others happy with my smile
  35. Finally I am grateful for who I turned out to be

35 Things I am Grateful For | thesewist.me

This is little me with the biggest smile, I am glad that some things don’t change as we get older.

35 Things I am Grateful For | thesewist.me

Remember there is always something to be grateful for

Did you notice that none of those things i mentioned where actual “things”? That says a lot doesn’t it?

I must admit that coming up with the above list was very challenging, that’s because we are quick to notice what is wrong with our lives and don’t realize that we have so much to be thankful for.

Go on, challenge yourself try to come up with a list of 10 things you are grateful for having in your life.

2 Comments

  1. Ashley Bounoura says:

    Salaam,
    Thank you for the amazing post! What a great way to celebrate your birthday, and such a great reminder to always find the positive in life =) I tend to be on the pessimistic side, so these little reminders always help. Also, I hope you had a wonderful day and Allah blesses you with many more!!

    • The Sewist says:

      Walikoom Asalam Ashely

      Your most welcome sweetie, I know I thought so too and we all need reminders that in life we have a lot to be grateful for.
      Thank you sweet birthday wish, wishing you a lovely day x

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