When I was younger (ages 3-7, roughly), my family lived outside of Denver, Colorado in a town called Aurora. We loved it. My family has many memories from that period of our life and so I was particularly saddened to hear the news of the movie theater shooting in Aurora last night.
I thought I’d take time today to share what I’m grateful for.
- Capital City Church — when I decided it was time for me to plant myself in a church, God did his work and I found CCC. I’m so grateful to everyone at CCC who has opened up their arms (homes, kitchens, etc!) to me and allowed me to grow, thrive and flourish. What an amazing place.
- My family. I’ve had the chance to see my family (both close and extended family) in the past few weeks and was reminded that no one, no one loves you like your family does.
- My new gym. Seriously — have you checked out Biker Barre yet? If not, do.it. So good! I leave feeling amazing each time.
- Chopped. It sounds silly, but I love knowing that I’ll have some great episodes of TV cooking competition on my DVR during these dry summer months.
- Good friends in a variety of places. I’ll be writing more about this next week, I imagine, but as I wrap up my time at my current job, I’m so appreciative of the work friends I’ve made that have turned into true, lifelong friends. Such a blessing.
- Underground power lines. If you live in the greater Washington area (or on the East Coast, or have experienced some of the debilitating storms we’ve had lately), than you understand this.
- Great music that somehow manages to say everything I’m thinking / feeling in a much more elegant manner.
- K. He is, simply put, a fantastic person and I am a more fantastic person knowing him.
In short, I’m blessed and thankful.