Before I move on, all there is left to say about what happened in those thirteen months is: life.
We all live and learn in one way or another. Today, I can’t be more grateful for having a new way of learning life. As I mentioned before, rather than excuses, I prefer talking about all the learned lessons from January 2012 to January 2013. There are more than enough to feed one’s soul.
On every given day!
Having learned by sharing on-line this long, I finally bumped into a group of people who are so positive, I couldn’t help but being transformed by their energy.
They help me realizing that life has its ups and downs but it is not a wise choice to be grumpy and keep on complaining about this and that.
How are they doing it? By taking one picture each day of the year – Polaroid pictures – and share it on-line with the story on a blog post. It looks like a simple but very challenging commitment to do that all year long. I do like the reason behind it though.
The main point is to be grateful!
No, you didn’t read it wrongly. Our Thanksgiving is not celebrated on just one day. How is that? My hometown, Manado, is located inside one of the regencies in North Sulawesi province called Minahasa where people are mostly farmers. Rice farmers, to be precise.
That is why, the majority of people here are Minahasa people even though we have people from other parts of the province in town. As rice farmers, people wait for the rice harvest before celebrating Thanksgiving and it can happen more than one times in a year.
That is how we celebrate Thanksgiving more than once.