Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Be Thankful...

Every day be thankful for what you
have and who you are.

Even though I clutch my blanket and
growl when the alarm rings. Thank
you, Lord, that I can hear. There are
many who are deaf.

Even though I keep my eyes closed
against the morning light as long as
possible. Thank you, Lord , that I can
see. Many are blind.

Even though I huddle in my bed and
put off rising. Thank you, Lord, that I
have the strength to rise. There are
many who are bedridden.

Even though the first hour of my day
is hectic, when socks are lost, toast is
burned, tempers are short, and my
children are so loud. Thank you, Lord,
for my family. There are many who are
lonely.

Even though our breakfast table
never looks like the picture in
magazines and the menu is at times
unbalanced. Thank you, Lord, for the
food we have. There are many who are hungry.

Even though the routine of my job
often is monotonous. Thank you, Lord,
for the opportunity to work. There
are many who have no job.

Even though I grumble and bemoan my
fate from day to day and wish my
circumstances were not so modest.

Thank you, Lord, for life.

- Unknown

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