thankful….

Things to Be Thankful For

Be thankful for the clothes that fit a little too snug, because it means you have enough to eat.

Be thankful for the mess you clean up after a party, because it means you have been surrounded by friends.

Be thankful for the taxes you pay, because it means you’re employed.

Be thankful that your lawn needs mowing and your windows need fixing, because it means you have a home.

Be thankful for your heating bill, because it means you are warm.

Be thankful for the laundry, because it means you have clothes to wear.

Be thankful for the space you find at the far end of the parking lot, because it means you can walk.

Be thankful for the lady who sings off-key behind you in church, because it means you can hear.

Be thankful when people complain about the government, because it means we  have freedom of speech.

Be thankful for the alarm that goes off in the early morning hours, because it means you’re alive.

~ Taken from Ann Landers’ column—11/22/01

One thought on “thankful….

  1. “Be joyful always;
    Pray without ceasing;
    In all things give thanks for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1Thess 5:16-18

    Another one of my many favorites 🙂

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