Thankful 


Thankful

Tonight I will have the privilege of handing a group of men a certificate that states they have committed an Incarcerated Fathers class. They will also receive letters of support for any legal hearings or other meetings which talks of their participation in the class and willingness to try and make good choices which will help them be good men and better fathers. I am thankful tonight this is the last “work” thing I’ll do this week.

Being with these men makes me thankful for the things we take for granted most days; sunshine, choices of food for meals, going where we like when we like, and freedom in all sorts of small and big ways.

We take life and it’s many blessings so narsasitically. We think we have a right to them and complain so easily about so many things. I’ll serve the guys cold pizza tonight as a congratulations for completing the course and putting up with me for the last three months. None will say a disparaging word about it or the warm drinks. They’ll accept it gladly, even aggressively.

Wouldn’t it be something if we received life, all of it, gladly, aggressively and thankfully.

Blessings,
@BrianLoging (Twitter)
thewannabesaint.com

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