Happy Thanksgiving!

What am I thankful for?

When you really put that question into context, I can't help but think about all the people in the world that are less fortunate, that are alone, and that find themselves in a circumstance where safety and freedom are seldom felt and where love and happiness seems to be only seen in dreams.  I am so very thankful for the love that I am surrounded by.  I am thankful for my family, close and abroad for the history that they have given me.  I am thankful to my Grandmother and Mother whom raised me in the hardest of circumstances, providing me with the strength and courage I have today.  I am thankful for the love and support of my new family and all that they have taught me.  I am thankful to all the wonderful people that I am surrounded by everyday.  Most importantly, I am thankful for the woman that is my wife and soulmate, and the beautiful daughter that she has given me.  My love for them is surpassed with each and every day that passes.  And lastly, I am so thankful for the running water that I have to bath our little Naomi with, the warmth and shelter that I am able to place her under, the food that I am able to nourish her with, and the hopes and dreams that I know tomorrow will bring her.