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Thursday, November 27, 2008

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

I'm a writer, not a poet, but......

I'm thankful for my family
and what they mean to me
I'm thankful for my country
and for being free.

I'm thankful for my home
and the food we eat
I'm thankful for the pies
and all the rolls and meat.

But, most of all I'm thankful
for each and every day
God sees fit to grant us
to work and love and play.


Here's an old piece of paper that was my mom's. As you can see, it is old, yellowed and torn.
I'm often guilty of complaining about the many dishes I wash each day. I keep this on my fridge as a reminder of some of the little things I should be thankful for.

Maybe we should remember this as we are faced with a sink full of dirty dishes throughout today.




HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL and may God bless you and yours.

6 comments:

  1. Oh, I love your poem and the poem on the fridge!
    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

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  3. I like your poem! Hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving!

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  4. A post to serve as a reminder for all we should be thankful for! Hope your Thanksgiving was great!

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  5. I think you did very well with the poem!
    Love the sentiment about dirty dishes. It sure is a better way to look at them.

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