The sun is not up. The Korb household is quiet....except for the tapping of keys on the computer. I thought before it got crazy here I would share my soul with you again. Today is Thanksgiving and tons of emotions are running through me at the moment. I want to let you know what I am truly thankful for this morning....technically it is morning even if the sun is not up....right? 1. I am thankful for my family first of all. I have a wonderful husband who is so loving, tenderhearted, and kind. I am thankful for Amy and her husband Steven. When I married her dad she was the greatest gift Frank could have ever bestowed on me....a daughter....and one with red hair. I did not get to have any part of Amy's childhood but I am thankful today for the times we do have together and I am looking forward to many more.
I am thankful for Kat and Brian. She is my ray of sunshine and hope. She makes my darkest days bright again and always has. I love spending time with them....they are so much fun. I am thankful for their hearts and their love of God.
I am thankful for Eric and his family and Jenifer and hers. I am glad that I was allowed to walk in their life paths while I was married to their father. I hope they know I will always love them. I am thankful for my mom. Sometimes I am not sure who she is....heck sometimes I am not sure she knows who I am....but she is still there.....and she is my momma....and I am thankful for her.
2. I am thankful for a wonderful house to call home. I am thankful to have food on my table (shoes sometimes), clothes on my back...and of course shoes on my feet(lots and lots of those).
3. I am thankful for Rock Mills and a wonderful congregation who loves us. Somedays I feel as if I have lived here forever. I am thankful that they allowed me to become a porch person. I am loving sitting on porches visiting and watching cars pass. Believe me....it does not get much better than this.
4. I am thankful that both Frank and I have jobs that we love. In this unsteady time it is a good thing to have a job. When I moved to Rock Mills in June people did not understand why I did not transfer to Randolph Co.....believe me....with proration....you DON"T give up a job you already have for one you may not keep...especially when you are as close to retirement as I am.
5. I am thankful for my friends...all of them. I am thankful for the ones I have had since I was a child. I am thankful for the ones I have at work(they keep me sane). I am thankful for the ones I have made since I moved to Alabama. I am thankful for old friends, new friends, and friends I have yet to make. I am thankful for my bloggie buddy's. I am thankful for my Rock Mills friends.
6. I am thankful that I live somewhere safe. I do not have to worry about North Koreans bombing me tonight. I can worship my God where I want to on Sunday. I don't live somewhere where military presence(with big guns) is a way of life. Today, I am thankful to be an American and I am thankful to the military personel who keep these things readily available for me.
7. I am thankful for a God who has given me such great bounty.
Happy Thanksgiving to All! Have a great day with your families! XOXO Karen
I am a woman who wears many hats and loves them all. I am a singer - I sing with the group Still Magnolias. I was part of the original First United Methodist Church Arbor Praise Team until we moved. After 24+ years of teaching English 11 and Spanish I - II at Benjamin Russell High School I decided to take a job closer to home. I now teach Spanish I & 2 at Randolph Co. High School and Wadley. I thought I was getting close to retirement and looking forward to it, but decided to move my cheese and try something different. I am a preacher's wife and a preacher myself. My husband Frank is the pastor at Rock Mills United Methodist Church and I am the pastor at Midway (Wedowee). It has made our conversations interesting, to say the least.