Day 15: November 25 is
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Day 15 – Randy Haykin
Day 14 – Steve Kirch
Day 13 – Meri McCoy Thompson
Day 12 – Scott Garell
Day 11 – Renee Cooper
Day 10 – Nisha Ligon
Day 9 – Sally Sampson
Day 8 – Heather Aisnworth
Day 7 – Alison Naftalin
Day 6 – Chris Padula
Day 5 – Rachel Goble
Day 4 – Sarah Hermholm
Day 3 – Gratitude Network
Day 2 – Julie Clugage
Day 1 – Wendy Dailey
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I am grateful, Thankful for Hope. Hope endures.
Portland, OR United StatesLove
I’m grateful for the love and support of my family over the years and for the chance to gather together on Thanksgiving in gratitude for our good fortune. Sadly, only my dear Aunt Phoebe Ellsworth, my Mom’s sister and my beloved “fairy” Godmother, is the last surviving member of her generation, so I’d like to recognize her for all she’s done for our family and the community. A talented artist, fantastic cook, great storyteller, and a wonderful role model, she was once honored for her community service as “Citizen of the Year” in St. Helena, CA.
Oakland, California United StatesLove
I am grateful for being honored with holding my best friend’s hand as she passed peacefully from this world. And I’m grateful for all the memories we were able to create while we waited for that moment to arrive. And I’m grateful for having met such a stunning, gorgeous, girly spirit of a friend so long ago.
Orinda, California United StatesLove
I am grateful for all the people who have supported my husband and I through his Parkinson’s journey. He was diagnosed in 2008 and our kids, family, friends — and the organizations PAN, Parkinson’s Foundation, Michael J Fox Foundation — have all held us up when times got rough. I am eternally grateful for Dr. Philip Star who performed brain surgery successfully on John and nurse Monica who maintains his stimulator. We’re surrounded by love and you can’t get better than that!
San Francisco, CA United StatesHealth
I am grateful for the business opportunities that have come my way – even at age 73! This allow me to still have a meaningful sense of professional identity, which in turn sustains my interest in continuing to “give back” where, how, and when I can.Philantropy
Day 6 – 13 (Nov 14-21) I am grateful that the Opisoftcare deal and related job opportunity for me is still a candidate for funding by two investor groups. Negotiations have been going on for this since May; it’s a Cliffanger, with serious valuation issues and structuring complications. It also appears to be a deal the investors want to do and continue to work at, so I am grateful for their efforts and for the loyalty and transparency the Opisoftcare team has shown to me over this months. Henry M. Kaiser
Portland, Oregon United StatesAll the little things, Health
I’m thankful for the faith I learned and the Biblical world view I received from my family and church… So glad I grew up in a country that has freedom of religion!
– Matt Ziebart
Portland, OR United StatesFaith
I am grateful to the Gratitude Network for your support of our work for Children — TOOLBOX by Dovetail Learning — building Resilience, Self-Mastery, and Empathy for self and others. You are making it possible for us to scale our work to children everywhere.
With deepest appreciation, ~ Chuck Fisher, Executive Director
Sebastopol, California United StatesChildren
I’m grateful for the gift of life and funny friends that make you have a good laugh – even after a very busy week. They’re all a true blessing.
Abuja, F.C.T. NigeriaFriendship
Day 4 is gratitude for being born in and as a Citizen of the United states of America. This makes me and my fellow citizens .001 %ers, globally.
Henry M. Kaiser MBA PsyD
My friends have saved me so many times in so many ways, and enriched my life. They have stayed true over the years. They understand when I don’t have to explain. They give me tough love…sometimes much needed.
Henry M. Kaiser MBA PsyDFriendship
I have not suffered disability. I have been able to continue my journey, unlike my wife who died at age 65. My children had no health problems. and have superior executive functioning. I have enjoyed superior care all my like from Kaiser Permanente. I am 73 and have one cavity, and no addictions. When it comes to health, I am a 1 %-er.
Henry M. Kaiser MBA PsyDHealth
My daughter just arrived home after spending 13 months abroad. My brother and his family were so excited to welcome her home. I love how family can create a circle of love.Family
I am grateful for the family Heritage started by my grandfather, Henry J. Kaiser, whose accomplishments benefit me, and the world, today. Over the next 14 days I will reflect on this heritage in ways that are relevant for the theme of the day. I am also grateful for my 43 year marriage to Peggy, now deceased, and our two great daughters, and the family Peggy and I built together. Henry M. Kaiser, MBA PsyD.Family
I am very grateful for my three amazing kids, including Kathleen who wrote and performed the Gratitude song at the 2017 Soiree!
Im thankful for my father. Since my childhood he has been not only a great role model but one of my best friends.
– Matt ZiebartFamily
I’m grateful for my father who has always been and continues to be one of my best friends!Family
I am grateful for all the opportunities life has given me and all the people who have helped me through my journey. I am grateful to be able to do what i love every day.Family
I’m grateful for a supportive family that allows me to be the best me I can be.Family
I adopted my daughter, Alexandra, 15 years ago on November 11, 2002., from a small rural orphanage outside of Danang, Vietnam.
I’m forever grateful.
By Ann SFamily