The Storm That Never Was

Yesterday, I was so excited. I was anticipating the Storm of the Year. Every news broadcast warned to stock up, stay inside, and be safe. Two days of rain and snow and wind were headed our way.

And so we prepared.
We bought groceries and firelogs.
We wore flannel pajamas and made sure flashlights were nearby.

And we waited.
And waited.
And… waited…

And woke up angry.

The storm never happened. We saw a few thick wet snowflakes that teased us for a few minutes, but after half an hour even the rain was milder.

The storm never happened.

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Count Your Blessings

One of my favorite Christmas movies is “White Christmas”. One of my favorite songs from that movie is “Count Your Blessings”. I also like the old Ray Conniff Singers version. It’s a good reminder to take a look around and see what you already have, and see that it’s good.

With the car repairs, the unemployment, and even just the busyness of the season, I sometimes forget to slow down and appreciate what I already have.

I’m thankful for songs such as these that remind me to open my eyes, pay attention.

We all have different things that we’re thankful … read the rest. . .

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