Today I’m thankful…
…not for what a god gave us, but for what we gave ourselves and each other.
Is that so unbelievable? All the little kindnesses we do to make people smile, those add up and multiply off each other. Even if you think you’re being nice to store up points for the afterlife — that distant, intangible reward — is it really just a calculated act every time, a job? I think we’re simply wired to make others happy, and I’m thankful for that, too.
Now, let’s talk about consumerism and being thankful for what we’ve got, because I work Black Friday in a few hours… grumble.