Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving. I am trying to pay attention to all of my little blessings today especially. Of course I am so grateful for all of my "big" blessings; my family, my health, parents who are so very kind enough to let my wild bunch stay with them, being back near family, so many wonderful things. But last night at the end of the day I was asking the kids for a couple of things they were thankful for. Brittany gave me a hug and said her mom(direct result of having gotten to have a friend over to play all day I think!). Matthew, having had this question in church last week I think quickly rattled off; his family, his friends, his skeleton and temples. Yep, his skeleton. I had to think about that a minute. Where would I be without my skeleton? A big lump of mush I guess. My skeleton is something I take for granted, but it is the foundation of my body. Just like the other things he mentioned are foundations too, I would be a big pile of mush without my family, my friends and my church that has temples to inspire, teach and protect my family. So today I am thankful for my big blessings and my little ones and I hope that in between my turkey and my pie, which I am also thankful for by the way, I will remember to be thankful for all the little things that keep me from becoming a pile of mush!

7 comments:

Circe said...

What a great post! I'm glad you're not a big pile of mush. I'm thankful for you skeleton, too. BTW, Freestone is thankful for pears. That's it. Kids do make us notice the little things, don't they?

Diane Duda said...

Have a Happy Thanksgiving back home with your family, Michelle.

xo
Di

Richie said...

Nice post! Cute Matthew!

Richie said...

That last one was really me, Sarah Smiles.

sws said...

I never thought of being thankful for my skeleton....well said Matthew and Michelle!

Circe said...

Yes, you can totally borrow my baby...since you shared your potato chips with me in 4th grade and all. Consider this baby yours, too... but we have joint custody with Sarah, too! And maybe Scott. :)

love.boxes said...

So funny that Matthew.. but right on too! :)