It’s hard to believe the holidays are here. One minute I was enjoying the summer breeze and the next watching the leaves color the horizon.
From the end of September until after the New Year, time flies. I can remember my mother saying the same thing. Maybe it’s an aging thing – I don’t know.
I might not like it, but one thing the passage of time does is make you realize the significance of the little things. This Thanksgiving I wanted to share with you the things of which I am grateful.
10 Reasons I’m Thankful:
- Time might be fleeting, but it also heals.
- God’s gift to me – my children (both adults). I may not have done everything right but as a mom, but they are my joy.
- My grandchildren, their love, laughter, and innocence.
- For the steady hand of my husband, through the good and bad times.
- I’m grateful for my own strong will and spirit – it has gotten me through many a dark time.
- I’m thankful for our country, the liberties, prosperities, and security it affords us.
- For my mind (what’s left of it) and the ability to share my words with the world.
- The capacity to adapt to my physical limitations – soon to discover just how well I do.
- This blog – which without so many things would have been left undiscovered.
- You – my friends, readers, colleagues, the CPC Contributors, and kindred spirits.
It’s amazing when you actively think with gratitude how many things come to mind. Try it – the act of writing it down or saying the words aloud will move you.
To each of you, may you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving and may God bless you all.
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