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I started writing this post exactly 10 days ago, aka Thanksgiving Day, which by the way is a really strange concept for my American friends to have Thanksgiving in October. Anyways, 10 days that I’m going over what I’m thankful for in my head or grateful for without really knowing how to put words to it or being too shy to write it because it doesn’t seem “important” enough.

And then this morning, I got this in my email:

In this season of harvest, count your blessings. Be grateful for your gifts of understanding and compassion. Share your gifts with others today.

Not related to the point of this post, but every day I receive an EnneaThought® for the Day, which is a quick note related to my type from Enneagram Institute. The Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) test produces a full personality profile across nine types. Anyway, go have a look if you’re into that sort of thing like I am.

So all that for saying that I didn’t really have a choice to...