Although I write a lot about smiles, I don’t write much about gratitude or being thankful. That’s not changing ;) Oh well, I was off to such a good start here, and I blew it…..
Seriously, I know that I have a huge amount to be thankful for. My entire life has been blessed in many ways. I had a great childhood with great parents, both of whom are still with us. I got along with my siblings and still do. I was never social, but I have had, and still have, good friends. I had a good education. I have a good job. I have had good health. Still do! I’ve seen and done a lot of things. I’ve been to many places. Had a very wide variety of experiences, many that most people will never have. I often take these, and all of the other things that I didn’t mention (things, property, etc.) for granted. I know that is bad and try not to, but I do. i think we all do. It is human nature, particularly for those of us who are doing well. We forget. or we don’t know. Continue reading