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Because today is about more than turkey (although, turkey is pretty darn good), here are the four things I’m thankful for today.

 

1.  Freedom

Photo courtesy of Lipton sale via Wiki

Photo courtesy of Lipton sale via Wiki

I’m thankful to live in a country where I have the freedom to:

  • worship as I choose
  • speak freely
  • travel without restrictions

2.  Self-sacrifice

151122-N-YR571-153 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Nov. 22, 2015) A pilot assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 136, the “Knighthawks,” hugs his kids during the squadron’s homecoming. The squadron returned as part of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 following a more than nine-month deployment aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin F. Johnson/Released)

Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin F. Johnson

Many of us get to spend the day with family.  I’m thankful for those who serve in the Air Force, Army, Marines, and Navy who give of themselves by serving our country that allows us to have our freedoms. Yet, they don’t always get to spend the day with their family.

3.  Choice

Photo courtesy of American Airlines

Photo courtesy of American Airlines

Despite devaluations and revenue based requirements, I’m thankful that I have a choice of airlines. We can choose on which airline to spend (or not spend) our money.

4.  Readers

And lastly, but not the least, I’m thankful for readers like you. Time is valuable and that you choose to spend your precious time reading my blog makes me eternally grateful.

Hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

What are you thankful for today?

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