I know on New Years we are supposed to make resolutions. Resolving to do better in the next year, I have given up on being better, but settling for being grateful. This morning, as I rose from sleep, I mentally thanked the Lord for another day. I also thanked Him for the opportunity to try again. I thanked Him for my wife, who has suffered with me for forty-three years. She, truly was a gift I did not deserve.
Then, my thoughts turned to the people I have met through the Internet. I also included friends which seemingly disappeared because of my wanderings, who have been found once again through the Internet. Kenny Stevenson and I were close friends, he then moved to Florida. I thought I had lost him forever, but one last search on the Internet, we were united. In Grade school Ed Davis was one of the brightest, and wittiest individuals I had ever known, and again, thanks to the Internet, we have found one another.
Then, there are the people that I have met only through the Internet; Pete from Germany, Janie, Elizabeth, just to name a few, and let me add Brad. Brad has become a great friend and mentor.
So, although I may not improve, I want all to know how grateful I am that you are my friends.