Happy Day After Thanksgiving.

I challenged you yesterday to list one thing you were thankful for each hour yesterday. How did you do?

A reminder of the rules: No repeating, look for truly meaningful things with a short reason why you are thankful.

I told you I would post my 24 and here they are:

  1. I am thankful for my wife who comforts and supports and encourages me.
  2. I am thankful for the clothes I have that keep me warm.
  3. I am thankful for the job I have that allows me to care for my family.
  4. I am thankful for my insurance to take care of my health worries.
  5. I am thankful for my mind that stores the memories of loved ones that have past.
  6. I am thankful for the people in my life that encourage me to be the best I can, and remind me who I am.
  7. I am thankful for the years I spent with Jake/Blanca and Junior (my beloved dogs that have passed).
  8. I am thankful for my church that grounds me and reminds me who is in charge.
  9. I am thankful for each day is a gift that should be lived to its fullest, we will never have another just like it.
  10. I am thankful for my team mates at work as I learn, share and grow.
  11. I am thankful for my friends who share their dogs with my family.
  12. I am thankful for the ability to volunteer and give back sharing compassion.
  13. I am thankful for the ability to read which allows me to learn, adventure and grow each day.
  14. I am thankful for my past, it has shaped me to be the man I am today.
  15. I am thankful for the success in my life, it proves that education can be overcome by hard work.
  16. I am thankful for all of the happiness in my life.
  17. I am thankful for the freedoms we all share.
  18. I am thankful for the respect received from those people around me.
  19. I am thankful that I never go hungry.
  20. I am thankful for the roof over my head.
  21. I am thankful for the warm be each night.
  22. I am thankful for the technology which helps us accomplish our tasks each day.
  23. I am thankful to get to speak with Rockie each day when I am out of town.
  24. I am thankful for a loving, forgiving God that gives me hope for an even better tomorrow.

As a bonus I am thankful you are reading this blog.

What does your list look like?

When I look at my list I begin to see we all have so much to be thankful for, our lists could go on once we understand we each may have to dig a little deeper, but we do have a great deal to be thankful for. Could you have written more, I know I could have. Just the ability to read this blog you have a computer, electric and hands and eyes and a mind to process all of this information. I hope you moved forward today by understanding how much you have to be thankful for, go use some of your talents and skills to help someone today.

I hope you each had a warm and safe holiday with joy sprinkled in,

Christmas Season is now open, and I believe it will be a great one!

Thanks for joining me today.