This year, more than in past years,
I have experienced overwhelming
love & gratitude
for my Heavenly Father and
for his plan for me,
and for us.
There isn't a day that has gone by
since this little boy came into our world
that I haven't felt like
the luckiest girl on earth.
It is such a blessing to be able to
stay home with this little boy.
I am thankful for not only a hard-working Hubby,
but a hard-working Hubby who has a job.
A job that is relatively stable.
We have good health,
and we have the gospel.
And aside from these things
that bring the greatest joys,
we have things like
and hot water.
Plenty of food to eat,
and clean water to drink.
A warm house,
and a soft bed.
Things that are so common
that we almost forget that
they are blessings.
There is a scripture
somewhere in the Bible
about giving thanks in all things.
All things means even the things
you aren't really feeling thankful for.
Recently a friend of mine
wrote how she's thankful for her bills.
Because a power bill means she has electricity,
and a rent check means she has a place to live,
and a car payment means she has something to drive.
I found this way of thinking inspiring.
And I'm working on adopting it for myself.
In the mean time
I hope you all have a