Thursday, November 26, 2015
Thanksgiving has come and gone, we had much to be thankful for that day. But wait why do we have to be thankful on only Thanksgiving, we are thankful everyday. As I sit here and listen to Ian and his friend, Ryan, watch Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, I continue to think about all there is to be grateful for. The kids in the movie don't seem to be grateful when in reality they have much to be grateful for....by the end of the movie Charlie seems to get it. Thankful for all there is out there, all the people in the world (their village). Everyday we are thankful for our village, thankful for those who realize we are always in need, the needs just differ depending on what is going on; thankful for those who realize their limitations and give when and what they can; thankful for each day, even though I get frustrated, annoyed, angry, sad, lonely at times because with each of those comes happiness, joy, love, laughter, fulfillment and gratitude. We know one day our lives will change and given time we will still find things to be thankful for, until then we will continue to treasure, dream and live.