A day of giving thanks...

By
Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty Infinity

Good morning!!

It is Thursday morning. November 28th. Just past 7 am…

I am in a quiet home in Roscoe, Illinois. My sister's home. A home filled with love…

With 8 kids and 6 adults occupying the home for this special day, every couch and bed is filled with someone sleeping…

It is a special day. It is Thanksgiving…

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. A day filled with food, with family, with football. And a day filled with thanks…

I woke a bit ago, in the dark and cool basement. My mind, honestly, wasn’t focused on gratitude…

My mind had thoughts of the challenges that I am facing. The type of challenges that we all face, every day, in our own way…

I caught myself worrying. Feeling anxiety. Realizing that it was a special holiday and my thoughts “shouldn’t” be going there just made that anxiety worse…

So I begin to pray…

Dear Lord. 

I am so thankful that I have my two beautiful daughters with me here today. 

I am thankful for my sister and her family.

I am thankful that my parents are both alive and here to share this day with me…

I am thankful for all of my friends who are celebrating this day in their homes with their families.

I am thankful for my health. 

I am thankful for the air that I breathe. 

I am thankful for the hot coffee that I am enjoying as I sit at this table. 

I am thankful for this perfect fall day with which to celebrate this wonderful holiday…

I am thankful for my ability to write. To communicate. To connect with people…

I am thankful for those that read my writing. That get value from my story. That relate with me. That are inspired by my words…

I am thankful for those that watch my videos, especially the Saturday morning ones…

I am thankful for those that reach out to me every day to connect. To tell me how they feel my emotions in my writing and my words. To those that share their stories with me…

But most of all, I am thankful for this day… 

For today is a day to give thanks. A day to put worries aside. A day to know you are not alone, even when you may feel you are. A day to be loved. And a day to love, for that is the greatest gift of all…

Amen.

Ken

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Michael Jacobs
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Hello Ken - sometimes that moment or realization of the thankfulness that surrounds us can arrive when it is seemingly the darkest.  Perhaps it is hope and promise along with opportunity for a different life(maybe an outlook or attitude) that is going to surface.  Whenever or however it happens, I hope your Thanksgiving Day is a good one for you and for all of those you care.  

Nov 28, 2019 06:08 AM #1
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

It sounds like you have a full house for sure.  I hope that your Thanksgiving is enjoyed to the fullest.

Nov 28, 2019 06:10 AM #2
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Abby Stiller
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Hi Ken Tracy happy Thanksgiving to you and your family, enjoy every moment.

Nov 28, 2019 06:30 AM #3
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Myrl Jeffcoat
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Happy Thanksgiving to you, Ken!  May you have many things to be grateful for!

Nov 28, 2019 11:00 AM #4
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Kris Collis, Associate Broker
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Ken,

Thank you for sharing your gratefulness.  

No matter how many time you hear gratitude, it's always contagious.

Nov 28, 2019 06:00 PM #5
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