What did I have to be grateful for? I shut myself up and started listing the blessings for which I was in no way responsible, beginning with having been born of sound mind and body. I went through seventy-four years of living right up to the present moment. The list ran to two pages, and took two hours to compile; I included health, family, money, A.A. the whole gamut.
Every day in my prayers, I ask God
to help me remember my list, and to be grateful for it throughout
the day. When I remember my gratitude list, itís very hard
to conclude that God is picking on me.