The Canvas Grey

Inspiration, Perspective, Insight

The season of thankfulness

Posted by TheCanvasGrey on November 23, 2007

It is a time for thankfulness said out loud instead of silent prayer. 

I’m thankful for my family, friends and love. 

I’m thankful for health and happiness. 

I’m thankful for a roof over my head, clothes on my back and food to sustain me and my loved ones. 

I’m thankful for hot and cold running water that comes instantaneously into a warm home and electricity. 

I’m thankful that there are people who service my house by taking trash to the dump or recycle for us. 

I’m thankful that I live in a relatively safe location with relatively quiet neighbors. 

I am thankful for transportation systems, freedom of movement and the technology that took us to the moon and made so much of our modern life possible.

I’m thankful that I know to be thankful and I know I’m here and get to enjoy this wonderful life. 

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6 Responses to “The season of thankfulness”

  1. davidhead said

    Would you be kind enough to consider taking part (hopefully with 999 other bloggers) here:

    http://mencap.wordpress.com

    As you can see we are hoping to encourage 1001 bloggers to join in. We’ve just started and currently we have 22 links, leaving 979 to go!

    Do take a quick look, thanks

    David
    david@theheads.co.uk

  2. mcewen said

    Well just for the moment, I’m thankful that I’m not outside shopping with every other person on the planet!
    Best wishes

  3. Love your post! Your list sounds like a page out of my gratitude journal!

    Have a blessed day!

  4. thecanvasgrey said

    Mcewen, I know what you mean! I am blessed not to face the shopping mania!

  5. thecanvasgrey said

    Ms. Claudia, you have a blessed day as well.

  6. CG, you wrote such a beautiful post, as always.

    I tagged you. If you want to participate in the meme, the rules are on my blog. 🙂 If you don’t want to participate I promise my cyber feelings won’t be hurt.

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