When I started this Grateful series at the at the beginning of 2012, I had no idea of how it would work or what shape it would take. In that first post, Grateful 52, I wrote: I can’t help but wonder what our world would be like if more people took the time to give thanks – to themselves and to others. Thanks for the little things that make life worth living. Thanks for the people in our lives who keep us sane. And thanks for karma – who will, at the end of the day, make sure that all wrongs are righted. Six years later, I’m still grateful. This regular practice of gratitude enriches my life and marks the closure of my week.

Grateful 5

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Everything I've ever done in my life to date has led to my being…

Grateful 6

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The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has…

Grateful 7

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Earlier today, in Bonn, Germany, I gave a two-minute impromptu…

Grateful 8

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I've managed to get myself into trouble on occasion but never…

Grateful 9

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Hate takes effort and energy and, quite frankly, I'm too lazy…

Grateful 10

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I'm quite partial to a good speech and regularly complain about…

Grateful 11

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I've discovered a lot about myself this past week, particularly…

Grateful 12

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I feel terrible. I have a rotten dose of something that has my…

Grateful 13

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When I bought my flat I had no idea what the neighbourhood held…