Some years, the list just flows out of me. Others, it takes a little bit of time to call out the blessings. This is one of those years. Regardless, it's an annual tradition that teaches me to be thankful, reminds me of what God has done for me, and it always results in a sweet joy and contentment knowing that He is pleased when I am grateful.
Here's my (very incomplete) list of thankfulness for 2017:
for a routine with my Autistic son that includes cuddling with him at bedtime, talking through his day, encouraging him by calling out his successes, praying for him, and singing our family lullaby; (see my post on Jeremy here)
for my daughter Jillian's new found love of cooking, which has