A lady in the crowd
2014-11-27 19:11:41 (UTC)

Unpopular Opinion on Thanks Giving.

Spending time with family is one of the most precious blessings. I'm not saying this, because it's Thanks Giving. Which is such an overused cliché.
"Give thanks once a year and who the hell cares."
The holidays are societies way of saying theirs nothing wrong with taking your family for granted; have a reunion three times a year, and give a monotone thanks. Then ignore them the rest of the year.

I don't see this Holiday as a special event. Our family has always managed to find the time to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner together. I would simply like to say I'm grateful to have a family with such a big
heart. Whether it's throughout high and almighty times of glory, or times of adversity in a gutter; our family stands by each others side.

At birth I was abandoned by my biological father. Then at the young age of five I was also abandoned by my Mother.
My Grandma is a generous woman who wears her heart on her sleeve, she's raising me even though she has no reason for doing so. She has given me a shelter above my head. She's taught me how to have a noble heart, because of her it's impossible to feel the emotion of hate. She's my angel, my light, inspiration and hero. Sadly my grandma may not be my biological Mother but I consider her a mother that I never had.

My Uncle Jaime is like a father to me; he has protected me from harm and he's taught me about courage and strength. To me he's been an extraordinary father figure. As a young child we would take long walks to El Ollo park. Where we played the beautiful sports of Basketball, Soccer, and Tennis.

I admit that this household has an endless list of strict rules. With all honesty, I'm sure that I've have at least broken each rule once. Pardon me for being a big pain in the ass(also for acting rebellious.)I don't appreciate these rules much today. At times all rules upset me. Sometimes I become angry to the point where I want to punch a hole in the wall.

I know that thanks to these rules I am forming into a beautiful strong woman of morals and integrity. I shall appreciate your strict laws more when I grow older. You have my word, when I say that I will make all of our family proud.

~Yours truly,

"Blessed" By: Martina Mcbridge

I get kissed by the sun
Each morning
Put my feet on a hardwood floor
I get to hear my children laughing
Down the hall through the
Bedroom door
Sometimes I sit on my
Front porch swing
Just soaking up the day
I think to myself, I think to myself
This world is a beautiful place

I have been blessed
And I feel like I've found my way
I thank God for all I've been given
At the end of every day
I have been blessed
With so much more than I deserve
To be here with the ones
That love me
To love them so much it hurts
I have been blessed

Across a crowded room
I know you know what I'm thinking
By the way I look at you
And when we're lying in the quiet
And no words have to be said
I think to myself, I think to myself
This love is a beautiful gift