This Thursday, I’m thankful for many things. I’m not even going to set a limit to the number of things I’m going to list or the way the list will turn out. I’m just going to say a little prayer and write what God leads me to. And here we go.
Things I’m thankful for:
1. The fact that God is always watching over my family and friends, blessing, and protecting us, and that He has a plan that He works to in His time, and all we have to do is trust in Him to lead the way. If I didn’t get to believe there was someone else in charge of all of this I’d truly go nuts. Thanks for always having my back, Big Guy!
2. Rubber bands. I have not seen my sister-in-law smile or heard her laugh as much as she did the other day when she was making bracelets with DS. Who would have thought little rubber bands could bring so much happiness to a grown woman? I know spending time with her nephew had something to do with it too, but when Mr. Fatchick came home with another bracelet kit and gave it to her, she had a ‘possum eatin’ grin on her face like I haven’t seen in years. So thank you for little rubber bands and the fact no one thought of popping each other with them… yet.
3. Working from home. I don’t talk on this blog much about what it is that I do for a living, but I edit and proofread book manuscripts from home (don’t judge my editing skills by my writing skills, please, lol). My doctor recently had to play around with my medications again, making me pretty tired all the time. Add that to the narcolepsy I already have, and it’s a really good thing I work from home. It’s also a good thing that I don’t live alone, or I’d end up face down in the floor a lot of the time. Just what I’d need for Christmas pictures… carpet burns on my face.
4. Big brothers. My brother and I don’t always see eye to eye. In fact, we usually mix like oil and water. I’m talking to the point my parents came home to find me standing on the porch and him standing at the foot of the steps with us both drawn down on each other with shotguns when we were teenagers. But every once in a while he does something really cool that makes all the other stuff worth it.
Last night, my brother brought in a “fat chick size” (his exact words) pack of Reese’s peanut butter cups coming in at 2 – 8 oz. cups in the package. Yeah, I agree… fat chick size. Now I’m just looking for the golf ball size m&ms, and I’ll be all set.
5.Digital music channels on TV. My parents went out Christmas shopping yesterday. While they were gone, DS found the “old music channel” on the satellite. He listened to it for what I understand to be a pretty good while before they got home while I was asleep. He then got them to keep listening to it, which they did all afternoon and evening. And it’s true, music soothes the savage beast. Yesterday was one of the most laid back days we’ve had around here in a long time. Really cool and much appreciated.
It leaves me with a question though. If their music was classic rock when I was a kid and the music I grew up to is classic rock now, what’s their’s called now… Ancient boulder?
What are you thankful for? Leave a comment and let me know. I’d love to hear from you!