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Letter: Ongoing gratitude

“That I may make the voice of Thanksgiving heard and may tell of all Your wondrous work.” —Psalm 26:7

Each day I do my best to find gratitude and appreciation for my life as it unfolds.

Living in the moment is not always easy to do. Each morning I drive to work taking in the day around me. The sunrise, the rays of light as they beam thru the trees or the mist rising from the land as the climate changes from warm to cool. For the past several weeks the fall colors and the beautiful sunsets have been wonderful to behold, being able to walk, to have my sight, to use my arms, to be healthy, to have family and friends and a roof over my head. These are only a few “points of gratitude.”

This year our family will celebrate the true meaning of “thankfulness.” We will have our youngest grandson, Bennett, his brother Clayton, and his mom and dad spending Thanksgiving with us! A little over a year ago Bennett Murphy Pope arrived in the world with a few...

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