I've been thinking lately on blessings.
We all have them.
But I was thinking of MY blessings.
I'm blessed with a healthy family
An awesome husband.
Two beautiful kids.
But, what about the blessings I've always taken for granted??
My parents are still married. How about that for a blessing??? But to add to that, my husbands parents are married too!! My kids won't grow up trying to figure out half/step/whole cousins, aunts and uncles.
And I think that's great!
All of my close family members are close. If I want to see my sisters, I call them or drop in. My parents are in town. My in-laws are only a half hour away.
Family is very important to me, and I want my kids to know all of them.
I'm blessed with the best job in the world. Not only is it one of the hardest jobs out there, it's also one of the most (if not THE most) rewarding. I love that I am home with my kids. I also know that if I need to get away, I have the best "sitters" out there.
My husband and I have the same morals. We want to raise our kids the same.
We're blessed that our only debt, is our house.
We both have running vehicles. I bought mine when I was single and paid it off soon after we were married. Alex's was a wedding gift from his generous brother.
I never went to college, that was one less debt. Alex went to college, but got a full ride.
If we don't have cash to pay for something, we wait, so we have no credit card debit (I didn't say we don't have credit cards...we do....just don't use them, except that Kohl's card ;) But that gets paid off every month!!)
Right now, my two favorite blessings are asleep, and I'm enjoying some quiet. And thinking about the gifts God has given, and praying that I honor Him by taking care of what He has given me.