To each his own. To me my own.

Giving Thanks, Part II

Reasons why I am blessed: 

    • My one and only child, my daughter, is amazing. I have absolutely no doubt she was heaven-sent. She’s smart, beautiful, kind and God-fearing – and she loves me as much as I love her. Well… almost. 🙂
    • My mother and my father are alive and well, and are each amazing in their own right. Our individual relationships are more precious and meaningful than I’ll ever be able to convey in words.
    • I’m fortunate enough to have found an honest, genuine, beautiful man who possesses the rare ability to love me unconditionally (and I love him more). His awesome family members are added gems.
    • A warm, comfortable, quiet house to come home to every day is my refuge, my peace, my tranquility.
    • My job affords me the ability to live. It’s a good job with good people at a reputable company – something I’ll never take for granted.
    • I own the most reliable vehicle in the history of reliable vehicles. I really do have the ‘little engine that could’. My little sedan has proven herself for many years now and still performs like a champ.
    • As of current I have no known debilitating disease or other affliction that would affect my daily life. I say this while I watch so many around me suffer – including children.
    • I count the small circle of genuine friends I have as part of my life’s riches. Because true friends are indeed a treasure.
    • I’ve never gone hungry. We always always have more food than we need.
    • My little furbaby Camille has brought more joy to my life than I could ever repay her with. It astounds me just how much love God has bestowed into these little hearts.
    • Never will I take my individual freedom to come and go and do as I want for granted. As a law-abiding citizen, I may travel at whim and make my own decisions – all benefits of free will.
    • My most beloved blessing… the most glorious gift from God for anyone who is willing to accept it – the promise of eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

6 responses

  1. Lovely to appreciate your blessings!

    November 23, 2011 at 6:48 am

    • Thanks dear Vix! 🙂

      November 23, 2011 at 7:28 am

  2. Love love love how you share your heart, and these little glimpses of the life of Bon. Happy Thanksgiving, sweet friend. Big hugs!

    November 23, 2011 at 8:49 am

    • I appreciate that, E – happy happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! Huggggs!!

      November 24, 2011 at 10:26 am

  3. Helen Reynolds

    Bon, you are a real gem! I too am blessed and I NEVER forget it either!! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and sending love your way. 🙂

    November 23, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    • Thanks for such a sweet comment, Helen – Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Love you!!

      November 24, 2011 at 10:27 am

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