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Sharing my thanks

Today as I worked on blog posts and taxes, I took time to be thankful. Many times we forget to be thankful for what we have until it is gone. We become so wrapped up in what our intelligence dictates that we forget we did not create ourselves.

Today I gave thanks for life. I am thankful that although I have had a series of strokes I still command my faculties well. I am thankful I can walk. I am thankful for a home and vehicle paid in full. I am thankful for the time to allow my body to heal after being doubtful of living to see 2011. I am thankful for the children in my life who remind me that I am not omniscient. I am thankful to not have buried a child or visit one in jail. I am thankful for the elderly who still guide me in life. I am thankful for the grace of God that allows me to live despite the errors I have made. I am so blessed to live in a country where women are empowered. I am blessed to say what I so desire without fear of becoming a detainee.

Take not each moment for granted. Live to your highest good every moment granted to you. Know that divine guidance is yours for the asking. Ask. Spend more time showing love than promoting hate.


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