We don’t do Thanksgiving here in Scotland. But we do do giving thanks. (That doesn’t sound right…do do). Anyway…
Today I recollect the day of my mum’s death.
Cheery, I know. But it is, in many ways, because I get to give thanks to her for being my mum, for being who she was and who she still is, living on in my mind and heart.
I get to remember her and all the people I love because that was what she was all about.
She and my dad. Fourteen days from now I get to especially remember him all over again.
I get to think about what mattered to them and how they went about it in their everydayness. I can do that anytime, I know. But today makes me reflect more fully on all that I have to be thankful for, past, present and future.
And because I’m thankful for so many wonderful people in my life and the love that surrounds me I want to pass it on.
Thank you to all who read these pages. And thank you to all my beautiful guests who carried this blog for the month of November. I really struggle to find words of apt appreciation. You showed love and I love you for it.
Thank you all.x