I am sitting at my desk and listening to Hallelujah because it was Hugh’s favorite song and I want to remember and be grateful for all of my life that has come before now that has led me to now.
I wanted to thank you for being such amazing humans. I wanted to thank you for your kindness and your selflessness, for your desire to give and to help others. I wanted to make sure that you know that each and every one of you ARE a gift to me. A gift that God has given me that I never earned. There is nothing that I have done or will do that has given me the blessing to have so much joy and kindness in one lifetime.
I read the best thing today in Jesus Calling…. “Thankfulness opens your heart to my presence and your mind to my thoughts. You may still be in the same place, with the same set of circumstances, but it is as if a light has been switched on, enabling you to see from my perspective.”
That has been my ultimate experience in my life focusing on gratitude and being thankful for all that is mine to enjoy and to love. I have far more than I ever would have hoped for and realize that the secret to a well lived and happy life is to bask in gratitude like it is the most important thing that I do, and it is.
So today on this Thanksgiving day I wanted to thank all of you and let you know how much I love leading you and loving you. I don’t take one moment of it for granted. I learn so much from all of you and I hope to spend many more years loving and thanking you for being the most precious humans ever!!!!
In all the things I know to be true about life, I do believe that the spirit of thankfulness and gratitude throws the doors of my life wide open to so much more!!!
I love you so very much!!!!
Karen Key Smith