Thursday, February 21, 2008

Grateful



Tonight I want to be grateful. I feel like I have so much and have been given so much. For me, life is easy. I guess I'm feeling patriotic too because I give credit to the historical figures that gave lives for the liberty and security we have today.

Despite all the things I may complain about like late meetings, sparse parking and coin operated laundry. I should be grateful for everything I have. I have a comfortable home. I even like that it is small, and easier to clean. I shouldn't need to mention my wonderful family but they are a blessing. Not only do they provide so much happiness but without them I'd be a wandering rich bachelor with no purpose. It's really the 'purpose' that I'm grateful for. That 'purpose' provides stability and consistency to my life, making any exploration or adventure that much more meaningful because I shared it with them. You could take away everything and if I still had them I could be happy.

I should mention that I'm really tired tonight. It might just be easier to be content and grateful than complain. Perhaps this is why you get this missive tonight. Maybe on another night when I'm not so tired you'll get all the detailed complaints.

The photo is me with my girls, by Minna.

2 comments:

Tysha & Jacob said...

Amen! You are a lucky man!

100 Percent Cottam said...

great post! i agree 100 percent.