My Gratitude Diary: Day 250


I am focused on me. I am strong. I love and am loved dearly. I am blessed. I live in success. I have 幸せ (happiness)~

I am grateful for the restful sleep in the coolness of my suite 🙂

I am grateful for the peaceful bus ride to school

I am grateful for finishing my errands and booking all my appointments, including skin consultation, dentist, volunteer, etc~

I am grateful for finally making it to the top of the waitlist – it has been a year since I was asked to be on the waitlist for something, and I am glad it came at an opportune time 🙂

I am grateful for the food I received today, including the salal berries~! High in antioxidant, this fruit snack is readily available just outside our building, and I’m the only one who knows about it, mwahahaha~

I am grateful for my friend who came over to show me how to use some softwares today 🙂 Too bad he is going back to the UK soon~

I am grateful for the safety of my firefighter friend and his quick reply (as soon as he woke up, lol)~ Due to the dry drought and high summer heat, there has been an uprise of fire incidents and it was all over the news. I grew a bit concerned so broke my no-contact and asked if everything was alright. He is alive, but is very busy as he is being called to station at other regions where the fire risk is abnormally high, and the work is getting more dangerous. I had not planned to contact him after he left town for work, as before he left he revealed that he was, indeed, pursuing me, and would like to resume once he return and if I were then no longer “preoccupied with other gentlemen”. I really like this firefighter and would love to keep him as a friend~ Although I still do not know how to navigate through the muddy trench between friendship and romance, I hope that at least I did the right thing by expressing my concern for a kind fellow~

I am grateful for the professional artist who will try to forage me wild goods on his trip 🙂 He does not get upset easily and I am glad he can take all the “old-man” teasing I’ve been throwing his way to condition him into a healthy friendship 😉

I am grateful for the reminder that I need to look a bit better, even for school… I am so sloppy when it comes to my school looks that sometimes I wonder how did I ever get my jobs, and have been getting especially so this week. Today, the VP Academic of our student society for some reason showed up in our department and saw me in my wretched state of hot sweatiness, wrinkly shirt and puffy old pants. I don’t have any “doki-doki” feelings toward him, but the last time he saw me he thought I was cute, so it’d be nice to keep the impression… even for vanity reasons…

I am grateful for my friend who is so kind to me 🙂

I am grateful for the warm day today

I am grateful for my friend who left to go home at the right time 🙂 The door to our building is automatically locked, and after I returned from my foraging, he happened to be coming right out and held the door open for me so that I didn’t have to get my keys dirty~

I am grateful for the yukata day starting today! We now get to wear yukata (summer kimono) at work, and I am quite excited about it~ Meowie >w<

Dear Lord:

Thank You for the energy today and the little blessings here and there. I know that You arranged for the waitlist to come at this time for the sake of my health, and I am grateful that it worked out so that I can see the specialist before my physician’s appointment next week.

I pray that You let me off early tonight at work so that I can go home intead of staying over. I pray that You give me good clients for tonight, and to watch over my footsteps. Please watch over Anthony’s sleep. Give this good man his much needed rest and may his and my day tomorrow be fruitful and blessed with Your Grace 🙂

I also pray that You keep the firefighter safe. He is a very compassionate soul who is risking his life to protect us, and work has been very hard. I pray You watch over him during his work. On the other hand, the artist is okie, You don’t really have pay any particular attention to the guy. Just steer him clear of girls on his next trip and let him get lost in the wild for a few days if You need to do so to protect the local ladies from his claws charm – it may also do him some good 😉

In Jesus’ name I pray, Amen~