Day One: 30 Days of Gratitude
Even though some retail stores started displaying Christmas decorations on the heels of Labor Day, believe it or not, there is another holiday to celebrate this season. Yes, I am referring to the often overlooked holiday known in the United States as Thanksgiving. I love Thanksgiving for its focus on gratitude rather than material gifts, so, to honor Thanksgiving and all that we have to be grateful for every day, I hope that you will indulge me in the not-so-original practice of sharing three things each day over the course of the month for which I am grateful.
On a cold day here in Kentucky, one that found me mourning the loss of my friend’s twenty year old son, I was in a very reflective mood. Death, especially the death of someone so young, has a way of shaking one to the core, and it puts life and…
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