Don’t Wait

There once was an old man who lived in a tiny village. This old man lived a fairly simple life. He never had much luxury but he never wanted for anything. To sum it all up, he lived a content life in his little village. The only thing he ever spent money on for himself is chocolate milk. Something about it seemed to both comfort and relax him. The best time to drink it was after a long, grueling day in the field. In fact, he only drank it after particularly grueling days. It was his reward for handling such days. He loved chocolate milk.

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The Good Stuff in 2016



madi-and-gpaThis year has been rough.  But I’ve mentioned that several times before.  Even I’m getting tired of hearing about the 1-2 punches this year has thrown at me.  It’s time to move on despite the fact there are still three more months with more tests coming my way I’m sure.  Let’s not talk about that right now.  I don’t want to appear ungrateful so this post is all about the good stuff 2016 has thrown my way.  There’s been plenty. Continue reading

My thankful list

I am thankful for…

a warm bed to climb into

the food in the cupboard and on the table

the company I keep

that I am fit and able

the car that I drive

the job that I go to

the bills I can pay

all that I get to do

the state I live in

the people I know

the education I have had

the places I can go

a hug and a kiss

a warm smile on a friendly face

my small crowd of fans cheering me on

an understanding grace

trials that knock me down

strength that helps me stand

opposition that makes me grow

an knowledge of the plan

the loving family that I have

my mom’s scriptures that I read

trust and faith extended to me

a small and kind deed

the Atonement offered to me

the fact I know where I belong

examples to light the way…

this list can go on and on.

I may not have it all

but I could not ask for more

except to say more often

what I’m thankful for.

© 2013 ck’s days


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