i will trust and wait patiently.
I don’t think I’ve ever been so into Thanksgiving before this year. For some reason, as the day approached, I thought a lot about the word “thanksgiving” itself and all the things in my life I have to be thankful for.
I’m thankful for my family and how, even through the struggles of immigrating to a foreign land, we remained together and healthy. I’m thankful for my hard working parents and even for my brother for just being there. I’m thankful that I grew up in a Christian family, and I’ve really learned to not take that so lightly because it truly is a blessing.
I’m thankful for my friends. I’m thankful that I have people who I went to the same high school with that have remained as some of my closest friends even after all this time. I’m thankful for the apartment guys who’ve allowed me to crash at their place even though it’s inconvenient for them to let so many people live there. I’m thankful for my class for not only welcoming me with open arms, but really becoming some of my closest friends I’ve made in college.
I’m thankful for having a church community. I’m thankful that Pilgrim Church is constantly growing. I’m thankful that PCM really cares for each other, both the leaders and the students. I’m thankful for my youth group students. I’m thankful for having older brothers and sisters at church.
I’m thankful that I have a house to live in, that I’m getting an education that most of the world cannot, that I have a bed to sleep in, that I have a fridge that has food. I’m thankful that I’m healthy, and that I can go to sleep tonight knowing that I will probably wake up tomorrow in the same place.