If there is one thing that I am thankful for is family. Thanksgiving is the major family get-together holiday. Many people love this time of year, while others hate it. Some folks are fortunate enough to have families that can come together and enjoy each others company, and then some are not so fortunate. I’ve known folks where one section of the family doesn’t get along with the other, and it’s cause for a Thanksgiving filled with tension.
The one thing I am thankful for is family. Many people have certain criteria when it comes to who is considered to be a part of their family. For some, it’s only immediate family, or only blood relatives, or those who married into their family. For me, family is not just blood relatives or those related by marriage. Having lived away from home for so long, family now includes the friends I’ve made along the way. And for them, I am truly thankful. (more…)
Traditionally the month of November has been a month where we express our thankfulness. On the remaining Thursdays of this month, I will share what I am thankful for. Please feel free to join me in sharing your thoughts of thanks.