Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I just wanted to take a few minutes to reflect on that for which I am thankful. I have so much to be thankful for, as do most Americans. I am thankful for the big things–my family and friends, health and home. But I am also thankful for little things that make each day a gift, like the bird that comes to my feeder or the beautiful full moon that greeted me as I took the dog out early this morning or a funny story from one of my sons shared at the dinner table.
I am thankful that I have spent this past year volunteering in our local food pantries, helping others and learning about the reality of their situations. I am glad I was able to volunteer yesterday, as the pantry was busier than usual. The morning was full of smiles, thank yous and wishes of “Happy Thanksgiving!”. I left with a wonderful feeling knowing that I helped to make a few people’s Thanksgiving better.
If you have been following me, I am thankful for your interest and time. Although the comments here have been few, I have received personal emails with comments and had local readers stop me and share a thought or ask how they can help. Each time I get feedback I feel bolstered and encouraged to press forward. Thank you!