A Little Perspective

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

I Am Thankful For...

So I've decided that my recent blogging slump is a result of the research papers I've been writing for the past two weeks. They've sucked the words right out of my head. I'm barely forming complete sentences these days. And I've still got one more paper to bust out before the semester is over. Huzzah. However, all of this is irrelevant, because this week is thanksgiving and despite my lack of eloquence lately, I still have a whole lot to be grateful for. I like lists, so this thanksgiving I want to say cheers to life and all the blessings the Lord sees fit to give me. Here's just a little taste of how good life really is, but in no particular order...

My crazy misfit loving incredible chaotic family, every last one of 'em

A spectacularly comfortable and warm bed


Jerusalem and everything that came with it

Snuggly boots that keep my feet warm

Chocolate and peanut butter, preferably together

Sleep, when I get it

My laptop


An education at one of the best universities (in my opinion at least) on earth

A free country where the opportunities are endless


Music, except maybe rap, meh

An apartment with a heater

A religion that answers all my questions

A job that pays me to take care of one of my favorite things in the world: books

A healthy body that only gives out on me occassionally

The ocean

My amazing thoughtful wacky hilarious inspiring friends

Summer rain


And so much more....

Happy Thanksgiving!!!!


Blogger Rachel said...

"An apartment with a heater"--Love it! and you so much.

November 28, 2009 at 6:53 PM  
Blogger Chelsea Owens said...

Elyse dear, thank you for giving me the best blog I have read all day! :) Shukran ktiir for your wonderfulness. Wish I could see you, but I go to one of the other best universities on earth, BYUH. You should come here.

December 1, 2009 at 2:23 AM  

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