As I prepare for tomorrow's family festivities, I have been reflecting on not just giving thanks this week, but living a thankful life. I don't want to take anything for granted. I can get so wrapped up in my own busy life and "to do" list that I forget how blessed I truly am.
I will be honest, Thanksgiving snuck up on me this year! Last week during school, I was so concerned with "getting through Friday," I literally kept forgetting I'd be on break this week! My close friend Aaron Michelle has participated in the Facebook thankful challenge: a daily status update with things you are thankful for. While I chose not to do this, reading her status updates has helped to remind me to live thankfully.
I re-read my Thanksgiving blog post from last year, and I kind of want to copy and paste it! I am so thankful for: