28 November 2009

Forever Thankful

this 26th of November was Thanksgiving to those who celebrate it.

also known affectionately as:
Turkey Day

and although the holiday is less historical these days,
many do remember to give thanks to what there are
truly grateful for

i myself feel very much blessed.

here is why.

i am blessed

to be able to wake and sleep in comfort, heat & shelter

i am blessed

to walk into any room and have beautiful, clean water instantly

i am blessed

to be able to eat whenever my tummy asks for it

i am blessed

with a family who is ultimately supportive,
no matter how different we each are

i am blessed

to have parents who have my back,
even when I forget that they do

i am blessed

that my brother and I have found a balanced relationship

i am blessed

to have a beautiful role model for strength,
and I am so happy that Gramma has found meaning to
life without Grampa

i am blessed

with a hero as a best friend,
thank you GrandmaGrandma

i am blessed

with awesome technology that helps me
stay connected to amazing friends
both new and old

i am blessed

that this year i found the strength to let
Him in always, and not just during


i am blessed
with so much more.

there is SO much to be thankful for.

i don't care if you share it with me,

as much as i'd love to hear it,

all i ask is that you are.

Side note:
Tomorrow I'll actually post
about my Thanksgiving.


  1. This is a great list!

    Um. Hi. Your brother is cute...too bad he looks illegal! haha

    Can't wait to read all about your Thanksgiving!

  2. Hmmm I'm blessed that I get to go back to Utah soon and not be stuck in a house with 9 other people.

  3. He's 20?! Game on! Only four years younger than I am...does that give me cougar potential? Hilar!

    You two do look a lot alike! Good genes going on!

  4. Aw, what a great list! I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving.

  5. Beautiful post. :) Sounds like you're in a pretty good place. Thanks for the reminder to be thankful for the little (and big) things.


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