My family hates it,
mostly because it’s an obsession of mine.
It happens every time we get back from vacation
or a family reunion or any big event
. . .I CAN’T LET IT GO!
When we come back from vacation I ask questions like,
“Hey, do you remember what we were doing exactly this time last week or three weeks ago or even,
THIS TIME LAST YEAR?”
All are asleep.
I just finished watching parts of the third of three football games. . .
Unlike years past
WE were homebound;
we did not do more traveling today
than a gaggle of Turkey’s
P R E-T H A N K S G I V I N G;
I can’t tell you how many times
I’ve walked back into the kitchen after the big dinner,
the table was cleared,
dishes done. . .
Thank God the refrigerator door
doesn’t have an automatic lock on it after a certain amount of accessing times. . .
My pants are tight (yeah, even these sweat pants)
and my heart is even fuller. . .
I R E – M E M B E R. . .
constantly putting back together the pieces of my life
and those that have
t h a n k f u l l y
intermeshed their fabric into my Tapestry. . .
Is I T O v e r ?
I think not. . .
This won’t be the first time you’ll see something like this here. . .
I am always reaching back and bringing it all forth again;
I think the r e a l Thanksgiving
isn’t on the day with all of the parades,
repeated eating fests—-
it’s the DAYS After. . .
EVERYONE is Thankful on THAT day!
But it’s the days following where the
T H A N K F U L M E T E R
might find its truest test. . .
Get your Thanksgiving ON
the days following when Time blurs on to the next Holiday;
Seriously, are we less thankful the days following?
Do we have to reach back to actually RE-MEMBER
or is it, truly, not just a day, or a season–
Dare it actually be a Lifestyle?
Well. . .
it’s what I ponder
as I finish that last lonely piece of pie—
it was begging for it!
Hmmmmmmmmmmm. . .
I just can’t let it go. . .
I’M THANKING. . .
that could be a Great thing. . .
A Very Great, Tasty,
FULL – FILLING THING. . .
Y o u ?
As much as you JUST
. . .and even though your Stomach might still be full,
I hope your heart is EMPTY enough to
truly continue this Season of
T H A N K S
G E T T I N G
. . .may it be way better than you have planned
or i m a g i n e d