As the holiday season is upon us, I find myself being even more thankful than I normally am. This year has held many challenges but through it all I am thankful that I am coming through them with just a few bumps, bruises and scrapes. Nothing that won't heal over time.
In this fast paced life we often forget about things that have made us happy.
Remember when we were kids and simply walking down the street with our friends was the highlight of our day? Or maybe you remember the day BEFORE Thanksgiving, shopping with your grandmother for the ingredients for her famous stuffing or pie? Or maybe it was when you simply sat outside with your favorite beverage, mine would be wine; and just listened to your own breathing. Stop....do you feel that, it's the memory you just smiled to yourself about.
For me, I smile every time I think about my grandsons; Tyson, Jayden, Zachary III and Zavier and my newest granddaughter, Khloe. Nothing in life gets better than that. Just thinking of these five little people, brings a smile to my face that is unmistakable.
So in this holiday season, take the time to stop for a moment and remember the things that make us the happiest.
I will enjoy this Thanksgiving with loved ones and I hope you do to.
Until next week, Happy Thanksgiving and remember; enjoy the time with your family. Nothing; not writing, not the internet, nor the fast paced life that is this world, can replace time with them.
This blog is all about my life as a lover of Books, Shoes and Writing. I like to think of myself as a diva; if only in my own mind!
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
What are you thankful for?
Posted by Author B Swangin Webster at Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Labels: books, challenges, children, cooking, family, food, friends, grandbaby, granddaughter, grandmother, grandsons, memories, reading, remember, shopping, Thanksgiving, writing
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I am thankful for so many things. I love meeting with family members and playing holiday games because those are the best times. Family is not like it use to be due to everyone's difference but I appreciate when we all come together. Happy Thanksgiving! To my family all love you all whether distance or close by.ReplyDelete
I am thankful for family - especially the people who CHOSE me as opposed to those who had me thrust upon them as a relative. Nothing can compare to the support and love of those very special people in my life. Even better than turkey!! :-)ReplyDelete