Sub-titled “I am Thankful ….”
…For the wife who says it’s hot dogs tonight, because she is home with me, not with someone else.
“Maybe you are thankful for” the husband who is on the sofa being a couch potato, because he is home with me, and not out at the bars.
“Maybe we are thankful for “the teenager who is complaining about doing dishes, because that means she (or he) is at home, not on the streets.
…For the taxes that we pay, because it means that we are employed.
…For the mess to clean after a party, because it means that we have been surrounded by friends.
…For the clothes that fit a little too snug, because it means we have enough to eat.
…For my shadow that watches me work, because it means we are out in the sunshine.
…For a lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning, and gutters that need fixing, because it means we have a home.
…For all the complaining I hear about the government, because it means that we (still) have freedom of speech.
…For the parking spot I find at the far end of the parking lot, because it means we are capable of walking and that we have been blessed with transportation.
…For that huge heating bill, because it means we are warm.
…For the lady behind me in church that sings off key, because it means that we can hear.
…For the pile of laundry and ironing, because it means we have clothes to wear.
…For weariness and aching muscles at the end of the day, because it means we are capable of working hard.
…For the alarm that goes off in the early morning hours, because it means that we are alive.
Have you thanked God for all the good things in your life today?