Hope everyone is having a Happy Thanksgiving Day. My thoughts and prayers are going out to those who suffered devastating losses in the California fires :(, and all those who had no family to celebrate with. My heart is breaking for them.
I may not have much according to the world, but I have enough. I have my faith, my family, a warm place to live, food on my table and clothes on my back. I even have some things that I wanted, a spinning wheel (that was given to me – could not afford to buy one), my knitting needles, some yarn to knit and fiber to spin, a computer (a gift from my dad). I have an older car that allows me to get around in town and a working sewing machine I’ve had for about 20 years, that allows me to do some sewing (repairs and gifts). I can not complain because there are others who have less. I’m grateful for the things the Lord has provided for me. I wasn’t always grateful because I saw the things others had, but as I saw the lack and needs of others who had less than I did, I began thanking our Father in Heaven for those things I had neglected to recognize as blessings in my life. It has given me a sense of peace and comfort to see and recognize all the Lord has blessed me with. I hope you find things to be grateful for too even tho there is so much strife and drama in the world, there are things in our lives that are blessings and tender mercies. Sharing what we have is a blessing to others, not only lifting them but us as well. I hope we can all find ways to bless others’ lives.