Happy Thanksgiving to all of you who celebrate! I hope you enjoy time with family and friends and make new, warm memories.
And to all my readers: I am thankful for you.
“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”
― Cynthia Ozick
I give thanks for Larry.
I give thanks for Chase Bird.
I give thanks for my mother and Larry’s mother and the rest of our family.
“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
|Leaves and pine needles caught in the fence around the raised bed garden.|
I give thanks for the familiar pieces of life.
I give thanks for the new and surprising.
I give thanks for the animals and trees and flowers and skies.
|Trees at sunset. November 9, 2013.|
I give thanks that I have a home.
I give thanks that I always have plenty to eat.
I give thanks for clean water and clean air.
I give thanks that I have access to good health care.
I give thanks for books and words and color and light.
I give thanks for my blogland friends.
I give thanks to God for all that He has given.
“If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.”
― Meister Eckhart