On Thankfulness (2012)

I’m thankful for having a roof over my head and food in my stomach.

I’m thankful for my loving wife and family.

I’m thankful for the blue skies and sunshine that I look out at today.

I’m thankful for having a job that challenges me and allows me to work with others to change the world.

I’m thankful for living in a country where I can speak my views openly and be judged on the quality of my actions and content of my character.

I’m thankful to the authors, musicians, artists and film makers who in the pursuit of excellence help me understand a little bit better what it is to be human.

I’m thankful to the Republican party for choosing Mitt Romney over Jon Huntsman and thereby enabling President Obama to be re-elected.

I’m thankful to the campaigners in Scotland who fight every day to show that nationalism is ‘the measles of mankind’.

I’m thankful for the creators of the Kindle for giving me untold access to knowledge.

I’m grateful to the entrepreneurs who work everyday to make the world a better place.

I’m grateful for the peacemakers who try to help opposing sides settle scores by the ballot box and not the bomb.

I’m grateful for my health and the good health of those I love.

“May all beings be well, may all beings be happy, may all beings be free from suffering.” – The Buddha

What are you thankful for (leave a comment below).



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