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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Booking Through Thursday...Thankful

It’s Thanksgiving here in the U.S., so … what are you thankful for this year, reading-wise? New, favorite books? New gadget for reading? New comfy chair? Bonus time to read? Just the mere fact of BEING a reader? Having the internet to share ideas/recommendations/conversations about books?

I am grateful for books, for publishers who send review copies, for a library that lends them, for bookstores where I can browse and buy them. I am grateful for my vision which allows me to read.  I am grateful for a couch in front of a fireplace, where I can curl up under a blanket and read.  I am grateful that my children are readers just like their Dad and I are and that they get just as excited over a new book as we do.

There are many things to be thankful for and I will leave you with my FB post for today which shares what is in my heart:

Today, I am so grateful for family and friends. My amazing husband and sons. My wonderful mother and my sweet father who I miss every day. My sisters and brother-in-law and my adorable nieces and nephews. Good conversations and lunch dates. The Gospel of Jesus Christ and a free country that allows me to worship as I please and those men and women who continue to serve and keep it free. A warm home, food on my table and books to read. Love and friendship. I count each of you a blessing in my life and wish you all a happy and blessed Thanksgiving.

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5 comments:

  1. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

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  2. Happy Thanksgiving! And thanks for sharing your blessings...I couldn't agree more! Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  3. Great post and so true. Thanks for sharing and also for visiting my post earlier.

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  4. What a lovely post for Thanksgiving. Watching children discover the joys of reading is truly a delight, I agree.

    Blessings.

    :)

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  5. Great post :) I think this question was a good one, sitting here forcing us to consider what we're so thankful for with reading and the joy it brings to our lives. Glad to hear your had a good Thanksgiving!

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