It's very possible that my age has something to do with my personal feelings, or even the recent events experienced by my family. However, families and friends should be giving thanks to one another as often as possible. Humans should be giving of one another in a thoughtful way, as best they can...without any judgment or expectation of assistance in return. I recently had a conversation with someone who said she 'used to help others, but they don't help her anymore', so she stopped. The giving spirit requires you to dig deep, and expect nothing in return. That is hard. It also requires you to withhold judgment from those who simply cannot give in ways that you may choose to.
I also think that it's ok to give to yourself. If you don't, you just might break. Give yourself time. Give yourself peace. Remove yourself from the demands and chaos in your life that are not healthy... and heal. If you do that, you are giving the gift of a healthy 'you' to your family.
Don't wait for November. Get crazy and give in March too! Be thankful in June! Spread it out. It will make for an amazing year!
Happy Thanksgiving to all...I am thankful to those of you who are reading. I am grateful to my family and friends and feel so blessed today, and all other days of the year (even the difficult days).
Enjoy the turkey showdown video below...it's just for fun!
Keep It Simple...and give thanks! ♥D