For the taxes you pay, because it means many things are getting done around you with your money.
For the mess to clean after a party, because it means you have been surrounded by friends.
For clothes that fit a little too snug, because it means you have enough to eat.
For your shadow that watches you work, because it means you are out in the sunshine
For repairs and alterations to be done, because it means you have a home.
For all the complaining you hear about the government, because it means we have freedom of speech.
For the parking spot you find at the far end of the parking lot, because it means you are capable of walking and have been blessed with transportation.
For the lady behind you in church who sings off key, because it means you can hear.
For the pile of laundry and ironing, because it means you have clothes to wear.
For the wife, who says its scrambled eggs tonight, because she is home with you and not out with someone else.
For your husband who is on the sofa being a couch potato, because he is home with you and not out at the bar.
For the teenager, who is complaining about doing dishes, because it means she is at home and not on the street.
For weariness and aching muscles at the end of the day, because it means you have been capable of working hard.
For the alarm that goes off in the early morning hours, because it means you are alive.