This page is for sharing an attitude of gratitude with each other and the world about any aspect of your life.

Please add your gratitude statement at top of list below. Thank you for sharing your gratitude!
Version: 11/21/2016.

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"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Ward

giving.jpgThis is your opportunity to give your wrapped present by expressing your gratitude; you never know who you may inspire with your story and your blessings. You may want to share how you put your words of gratitude into action to someone and how the act impacted you. Also, this is not just a one time entry. Feel free to visit and share you gratitude any time. It is all about being grateful everyday and sharing with others you wrapped gift. Whatever you choose, share your attitude of gratitude today!


A little housekeeping suggestions to keep the page neat and in order:
Enter your post at the top of the section you want to use, so your post will be the first entry after it is entered. For the name section enter it with first name only then date(Sue - May 1, 2015 - I am etc.) Entering under the section not using your name, enter it under the current month. Again yours will be the first entry. If there is no heading for your month, add it then your post .

Remember, this page belongs to all Lifebushido members, so use it and do not stress if the order is different. The gratitudebushido will magically fix it. Enjoy the page and have fun with it. All will be touched by your reflections of gratitude - yet, none more than you!

Personal Statements of Attitude of Gratitude:
  • Enamul - July 16, 2017 - I am grateful to Almighty Allah (SWT) for this life, for the family and giving me a chance to make my parents proud. I want to thank Allah (SWT) from the bottom of my heart for being with me all the way, for never leaving me and for loving me.
  • Sherrylyn - July 14, 2017 - I am thankful for life itself - whether good or bad, up or down; everyday is simply a blessing. As they would say,"when one door closes, a window would open." You just simply have to find them. And those are opportunities that come your way. I am also grateful for my family and friends who had cared for me and accompanied me as I go through life's journey. Without them, I guess, my life alone would be meaningless.
  • Halima - July, 8, 2017 - I am grateful for everything in my life- the good and the bad. I am grateful for the people, things, feelings, good health, education, talents, abilities, opportunities, obstacles.
  • Lisa Sweeney - 06/14/2017 - I am grateful for my life, opportunities, challenges, and the ability to take on each day with a grateful heart.
  • Terry Gonzalez-Ruiz. 27Nov2016 -- I give thanks to the Gift of Family and Friends... and good health and second chances, having been a breast cancer and a heart attack survivor in the past 7 years
  • Lauren Morrell - 11/25/16 - I am grateful for quiet moments, for creativity, for friends and family and good times.....and leftovers. Thanksgiving leftovers are delicious!
  • Emily Bailey - 11/25/16 - I am GREATFUL for the chance to spend one more day here on earth with my family whom I love dearly. I am GREATFUL to have great friends. I am GREATFUL to feel LOVE. I am GREATFUL to have a job that I enjoy.
  • Donna McLean - 11/25/2016 - I am thankful that both my husband and I are cancer survivors - me with breast cancer in 2013 and him in 2016 - still recovering from lung cancer. I am thankfu for a renewed marriage and I'm thankful for my family.
  • Susan W - 11/25/2016 - I am grateful for my family, kids and husband. That we made it thru stressful times. Thankful for the love of Jesus that has helped me thru life.
  • Cyndi - 11/24/2016 I am grateful each day that I have my life to live and wonderful friends and family to share it with.
  • Cherry - 11/24/2016 - I am grateful for each day that I still wake up and be able to spend life with my children, my hubby, and loved ones. Waking up to a new day is a blessing itself to be grateful for – a chance to reflect and ponder on life; an opportunity to share goodwill and kindness to others; a moment to love and be loved, and to care and be cared for. I am thankful for each moment that I am able to touch one’s life – being able to bring joy to someone in any way I can, giving someone hope that there is truly sunshine after the rain.
  • Jenny Good - 11/23/2016 - As my family faces a couple of hardships this Thanksgiving season, I've fumbled in a place of insecurity, sorrow and fear. This evening, I sit with the understanding that even in the midst of our struggle, I have much to be thankful for. Among those things are being found lovable in the eyes of Jesus, work that I enjoy, things of beauty around me and the opportunity to be a better version of myself than I was yesterday.
  • Rita T - 11/22/16 - I am grateful for my life, my children and my entire family. As a family, we share special love among us siblings, our parents and now our children. It is this support that has enabled us move on through life difficulties and am very grateful to have such a loving family. Am also very grateful that I found Lifebushido. For the past three years, I have felt a strong belonging with the Lifebushido family, simply because of the waves of optimism, love and support that flow among Ishidos. Lifebushido has encouraged me to face life with my head held high and am forever grateful - my first boy just completed his primary leaving exams, I started my postgraduate studies and I love every bit of this. I am grateful to God who is seeing me through all this.
  • Mary S. - 11/21/16 - I am so grateful for the chance to give my grandchildren, who now are my children a family and a safe environment to love and grow and be the best kids that they can be. We are a God loving family because if it were not for God I personally would not be here today. HE comes first and everything else just falls into place. I am also grateful for the opportunity that Lifebushido has given me to be able to work at home with flexible hours so that I am able to do things with my girls that otherwise I would not be able to. I am using my unique talents to work and to bake like I have dreamed about and to be a Mentor in a Ministry that has an awesome Women's recovery center for alcohol and drug addiction. It is so exciting for me to be able to walk this life out with such golden opportunities that God has placed in my path. So, I am truly grateful for this new life!..
  • Rebecca - 11/21/16 - I am grateful that God hasn't given up on me and for the people that take to pray because prayer works. I am grateful that I am alive and breathing and have an amazing supportive husband with 5 beautiful boys that keep me energized. I am grateful for the opportunities in life that push me to my fullest potential.
  • Jamie - 8/17/16 - I am grateful for honest and hardworking people. Those that do their best always and help those around them. People that listen and learn from others, have an open mind and just great all around people that have integrity. They are the people that make the world wonderful.
  • Emily- 5/10/16- Today I am grateful for good advice, encouragement and positive criticism. I am grateful and appreciate helpful individuals who more than anything want to see me and many others around them succeed. I am grateful that there are people in the world who are genuine, kind and caring and are not afraid to let others feel their optimism and share their wisdom.
  • Emily-05/02/16- I am great for waking up this morning with the gift of one more day to smell the flowers, listen to the birds chirp, and watch the beautiful sunset. I am grateful to have another day to strive to leave an imprint on others hearts. Most of all I am grateful that I have one more day with my family and friends...
  • Naomi - 4/20/16 - I am grateful for the ability to work from home for a company that focuses on being grateful, being positive and individuals unique talents. I am grateful that I was hired to work for Lifebushido. I am grateful that Steve's tagline in his email states "Anything is Possible".
  • Adrie - 3/21/16 - I am gratefull that I get to watch my granddaughter every Monday, making my Mondays blessed and wonderful.
  • Bonnie-11-30-2015- Grateful for another year of good health and the freedom to worship without fear. My parents are 88&92, married 72 years and she was on hospice 3 yes ago. Yes it is a blessing to be with family and celebrate Gods richest blessings. Hope each of you enjoy each day with Joy, Peace and without fear.
  • Sherrie - 08/03/14 - I am grateful for many things in my life; for starters, I am grateful for my spirituality that keeps me grounded, this above all else is most important, because I could not have the following with out it: I am truly grateful for my life itself, though the journey has been a rough battle and there are war wounds, I have learned much from it. I am blessed with my beautiful daughters and grandsons. I am grateful that my blood test results are still negative. I am grateful for special people that are in my life and I can learn daily form and those that teach by being an example of what not to do. I am grateful for Sherilyn, who has taught me patience, Shawna who taught me Time Management, Cynthia M who has taught me to slow down and listen, Kim K and Henderson who has taught me what a real friendship is, Jennifer and Christy who taught me leadership, Allyn who taught me to just breathe...this is important in anything you do, I exceptional grateful for this, Sassana S. who taught me that if there is a will there is a way (G.L. ;)~) and one of the most important people I am grateful for is STEVE KANTOR who not only helped me to believe that all things are possible, but that my past does not and will not define who I am, it is what I do now and how I do it that matters. I am truly grateful for the opportunity Steve gave me and the Mentoring he gave me to help me in fulfilling Dreams I did not even know existed with in me. TODAY I AM GRATEFUL!!!!
  • Frances - I am grateful that I have become a part of the Lifebushido family and I thank everyone here who has helped in any way to assist me in getting through the first phase. I am grateful for supportive family and friends and for all opportunities to work productively.
  • Sherilyn - I am grateful for a loving family, wonderful friends and all of the great people at Lifebushido :)
  • Cindy - I am grateful for all the great people I come in contact with every day, that make me smile and make my day go by with ease.
  • Jennifer - I am grateful that I get to see my li'l baby all day long because I work from home, and that I have an amazing family and group of friends/co-ishidos:-)
  • JoAnna - I am grateful for the run I had this morning and the sunshine in which to do it.
  • Shirley - I am grateful for my wonderful family and Lifebushido that allows me to work flexible hours from home.
  • Shaveta - 8/5/2010 - I am really grateful that my husband is back from hospital after a head injury and all the scans are normal. It was scary few days ago when time seemed to have overpowered wishes. Lessons learned - Be grateful to God for what you have - the beautiful people and relations in your life. Give them all the love. I am grateful to life because it has presented me an amazing family and even the people and events around me seem to be in alignment with my wishes. And I am aware of this.
  • Cherry - I am grateful for each single moment that I can still breathe -- for these moments allow me to still love and be loved; to still care and be cared for; and to still feel and enjoy all the wonderful people and opportunities that the Lord has given me.
  • Tina - I am grateful for my kids who keep me smiling and laughing with their curiousity of all life's great little wonders. I'm also grateful for finding Lifebushido whom allows me to work from home so that I can be a mommy and still try to earn enough to keep our heads just above water each month!!
  • Gaylene - I am grateful for so much - that my youngest son's health problems are something we can manage, for my oldest son for being such a wonderful help to me all these years, for my new husband for being my best friend, for my new stepdaughter for being the daughter I never had before, for being able to work from home at something I enjoy doing and being able to be with my family all the time, for the great people I get to work with every day, and for our tiny but paid-for house where my family is nice and cozy. :)
  • Elaine - I am grateful for my children, my husband, who supported my decision to work from home, and to be working with Lifebushido.
  • Andrea - I am grateful for all the belly laughs that make me laugh along, and all the support and motivation from my family and Lifebushido that have made this the most productive and inspired year in 5 for me! Thank You!
  • Julie - I am grateful to be alive. I consider each day to be a gift from an infinitely good God.
  • Samantha - I am grateful to have health and family,my husband and two sons. I am also grateful to have found Lifebushido.
  • Darla - I am grateful for my family, two daughters and husband and that we are all healthy. I am grateful for my friends, and extended family. I am thankful for God in our lives who is always there for us. I am grateful for the new people I am meeting at Lifebushido and the sensitive gratefulness they have wrote about. Thank you!
  • Chrissi - I choose to be grateful for my life, for my friends, for my health, for my family, for my talents for my house, for my car, for my clothes and so grateful that we made it through the tornadoes in Birmingham last week and all of my friends and family too. So glad, so glad so glad!!
  • Cindy - I am grateful to see the Gratitude Page still here! I am also grateful for my supportive husband and wonderful life we have!
  • May - I am grateful that I have a wonderful family, that we are healthy and the opportunity for working with Lifebushido. I am grateful to the Lord for all the blessings and guidance each and everyday.
  • Jennifer - I am grateful for my boys and that I have a husband who loves me. I am also grateful to have the opportunity to flex my brain and earn money for my family while still homeschooling my child.
  • Bonnie - Grateful for our freedoms, this job as so many don't have, the ability to speak, hear, and see the beauty of this world. To worship and gather with others of like minds. I love that we can come here and learn about our co-workers. I am here for anyone who needs a kind word or friend! Steve, in this Thanksgiving time know we appreciate the opportunity to work for you and help others.
  • Teresa - I am grateful for my family, my home, great doctors to help me manage my MS, my great new job with LB and every new day. :)
  • Kristina - I am grateful everyday for my family and friends who see me through everything. I am greatful for LB for offering me a fantastic new venture and I am grateful to God for every single blessing!
  • Teri - I am grateful that God gives me a second chance to get it right every morning when I wake up! I am also so grateful for the opportunity to contribute to my family's income and still be able to live a happy life outside of work!
  • Courtney - I am grateful for being accepted and appreciated by this Company-Lifebushido, I'm grateful for being picked as part of the Top 10 Newshidos for Steve's New mentoring program. I'm grateful for the clients I get to work with, who validate my work and appreciate the hard work I do for them, I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to show off my time, and talents and feel like they are put to the best uses possible. I am also grateful that the more I am grateful for experiences in my life, the more the universe gives me to be grateful.
  • Leslie - I am grateful for my job and the friends I have made through my triangle nd the sales team. I am especially grateful to Cyntha Byrd. I am grateful that I have music in my life.
  • Nancy N. 11/21/2016: I am grateful for my faith, my family and my friends.
  • Naomi S 11/21/16 - I am grateful for my work at home job that allows me to feel content while being at home to handle home life. I am further grateful for the positive environment and encouragement provided by my job and mentors and leaders that I work with. Thank you to Lifebushido and all its team members.
  • Jennifer B. 11/21/2016 - I am grateful for life and all the blessings it brings. I am grateful for family, health, love, friends.
  • Lisa M. 11/22/2016 - I am grateful.

Attitudes of Gratitude for those who wish to remain unknown.

November 2014
  • I am grateful that I got this grateful thing flowing in morning by reflecting on something I am grateful for in my previous day before I open my eyes for this day for first time.
October 2014
  • Today I am grateful for my family, the roof over my head, and the food on my plate. I understand how rare these things can be for many around the world.
August, 2014
  • I am grateful that in the Summer I live in an area of natural abundance and fresh, clean water. I am so lucky that I can earn an income no matter where I am all year round, and that I can be here in the Summers while I work toward being here full time.
  • I have issues with people I worked with that affected me both negatively and positively, seniority wise I am not in the position to explain nor justify everything to let people believe in me, I have nothing yet to prove (maybe because of the limited chances) but then I am very grateful that I am still here working with lifebusido still earning even in a very minimal time. Thanks Steve.
June 2014:
  • I am forever Grateful for the many blessings of new friends and continued learning with the opportunities from working here. You don't have to be in the same building to learn and connect with your work family. Thank you Cherie, Kristina, Sherilyn and Trudy for giving me the opportunity to try new things and Steve for making it happen for all of us.
March 2014:
  • I am grateful for the opportunity to work with Lifebushido and pursue my work from home options.
November 2013:
  • I want to Thank Laurie Newman,Susan Wilkins and Sherilyn for always being so kind and helpful when I need help. This is a month of Thanksgiving and they ROCK!
July 2013
  • I am grateful for the opportunity during a trying time in my life that Steve has this process that has made my life all that much more inspiring.
  • I am grateful that I have a job in these times and that I have started my path as a newshido and have just applied to Ishido...YEAH!!! SL
November 2012
  • I am grateful that I remembered and found this page amongst all the wikipoo to revive this page with fellow Ishidos.
  • I am grateful that I know Jen just laughed when she read the line above.
  • I am grateful for our democracy and USA and ability to vote yesterday.
  • I am grateful that I am collecting a paycheck and have been for almost a year
  • I am grateful that God was merciful to my family and me during the recent hurricane. There are many who have lost homes, and most importantly their lives. I am grateful that through it all I am able to work with Lifebushido part time.
  • I am grateful that I get to work with some of the most talented people in the world here at Lifebushido and for my first new online job which I am absolutely liking!
  • I am grateful for the often overlook people in our lives. Be they garbage men, cleaning people, taxicab drivers or anyone else who performs a needed function and basically disappears while doing it. Too many times people who don't perform these functions feel that they are the lowest forms of work imaginable and feel the same way about those workers. I say that if these people ever stopped doing their jobs. This world would go to pot (pun intervened) in a hurry!
November 2011
  • I am grateful for my family, the wonderful doctors who treat my son so well, and a happy life.
  • I am grateful that all the gals on the marketing group are so supportive, great to work with and will listen and help me expand on all my crazy ideas!!
November 2010
  • I am grateful for working with a group of people who are comfortable to share openly about positive things in their life.
August 2010
  • I am grateful that I remembered about this I am Grateful page and made this note and have emails of lots of Ishidos so I can share with them right now.
  • I am grateful I get a chance to work here and that I'm a Newshido!
April 2010
  • I am grateful for my wonderful children - my daughter was nominated for "Hi Five" Award for the second year in a row.
  • I am very grateful for being part of Lifebushido.
  • I am grateful that my son has awesome doctors! :)
  • I am grateful that everyone at Lifebushido has been patient and forgiving of my mistakes as a KAT. It has given me the confidence to continue and the determination to succeed.
  • I am grateful that I can see and hear and speak and want to use those gifts to help others.
  • I am grateful that I have a new puppy in my life.
March 2010
  • I am grateful for the warm sunshine today to eat outside
January 2010
  • I am grateful for so much, I don't know where to start. I'm grateful for Bill Gates for creating the technology that helps make it possible for me to work from home
  • I'm grateful for credit cards, even though I have debt. It's helped us survive
  • I'm grateful for bacon
  • I'm grateful for snow
November 2009
  • I am grateful I have people that want to buy my homemade dog biscuits!!!!
  • I am grateful for new beginnings and simple pleasures.
  • I am grateful a seat by a crackling fire on a cold November day.
  • I am grateful for the great day I am having!
  • I am grateful for all the posts here - I read every one of them and they brighten my day!
  • I am grateful for the great and productive weekend I had!
  • I am grateful that my plans for the future are moving forward!
  • I am grateful for my health and strength!
  • I am grateful that even though me and someone my "someone special" won't be together over Thanksgiving, sudden schedule plans have enabled us to celebrate an early Thanksgiving this weekend.
  • I am grateful for really good friends that know when you are in a rough spot and do something really generous that you were not expecting. You know who you are!
  • I am grateful for FRIDAYS!!!!!
  • I am grateful for hour long conversations with my step children's mother.
October 2009
  • I am grateful for coming so far in life experiences all kinds of events which have polished me and made me what I am.
  • I am thankful to all the people who have played some role in influencing my life directly and indirectly.
  • I am thankful for being able to share some of my thoughts on this platform !
  • I am grateful for my friends and family!
  • I am grateful for all the wonderful experiences and opportunities I have received!
August 2009
  • The beautiful sunny day today!
  • I am grateful for my sister.
  • I am grateful for the pay I received from LB today, actually every month since I started..
July 2009
  • I am grateful that my job allows me to help people.
  • I am grateful that our new puppy does not mind that the older dog does not pay attention to the puppy
  • I am grateful for the precious and memorable moments I had with my siblings today.
  • I am grateful that my father was able to recover from a heart attack and is now home from a week of hospital-icu confinement.
  • I am grateful for being appreciated and remembered after a long hiatus, and for having the chance to work from home!
June 2009
  • I am grateful for, all the work I got accomplished today!
  • I am grateful for two lovely children, who make my day when things are grey.
  • I am grateful to have a cosy home where I can rest..
  • I am grateful we can enjoy the blue/green emerald sea and sparkling white sanded beaches ~ so beautiful.
  • I am grateful my pool is almost ready to be used.
  • I am grateful for all the special people around me!
  • I am grateful for my new baby girl who looks like me
May 2009
  • I am grateful for everything I got accomplished today! I even got in a decent workout!
  • I am grateful that my hubby is actually working on the yard!!
  • I am grateful that I got the answer I wanted to a question I asked about a month ago.
  • I am grateful for the better golf score I had today.
  • I am grateful that I am meeting with a bunch of friends this evening.
  • The sweet smile on my kid's faces when I woke them up this morning!
  • I am grateful for the sunny day today, my friend who emails me every day and keeps me smiling (you know who you are)!
  • Our new puppy who comes to work in home office with me.
  • I am grateful for all the men and women in our Armed Forces who serve & protect us and honoring the men & woman who have given their lives fighting our freedoms.
April 2009
  • The sun is out today
  • I am grateful that we got a check we were waiting for today, and we got some free Toilet paper! :)
  • I am grateful that Spring is coming and grass is starting to grow so I get to mow the lawn again.

February 2009

  • The sunny day outside today
  • That I am here to see the smile on my daughter's face
  • That the Dr. said today's test looks good.
  • Getting my work out in today
  • It was a beautiful day out and I had time to spend with family.
  • I have chocolate in my house
  • I feel great today and had some yummy tamales for lunch!
  • I am grateful that I work with such a great group of Ishidos!
  • I am grateful that I get to workout in the middle of day.