Each year my family creates what we call the Thankful Tree. We cut a winter-bare branch from the tree in our side year, and we fill it with construction paper leaves that hold expressions of the many things that we are thankful for.
This year, while at the table with my family, I realized something different about gratitude. You can read about it here:
Please know that I am grateful for you. The time that we share here is a blessing - one that brings deep joy to my heart.