the taxes that I pay because it means that I am employed.
...For the mess to clean after a party because it means I have
been surrounded by friends.
...For the clothes that fit a little too snug because it means I
have enough to eat.
...For my shadow that watches me work because it means I am out in
...For a lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning and
gutters that need fixing because it means I have a home.
...For all the complaining I hear about government because it
means we have freedom of speech.
...For the spot I
find at the far end of the parking lot because it means I am
capable of walking.
huge heating bill because it means I am warm.
...For the lady behind me in church who sings off key because it
means that I can hear.
...For the piles of laundry and ironing because it means I have
clothes to wear.
...For weariness and aching muscles at the end of the day because
it means I have been productive.
...For the alarm that goes off in the early morning hours because
it means that I am alive.
...For getting too much e-mail because it lets me know I have
friends who are thinking of me.