I am Thankful …
That I was born in an urban area and grew up next to people of all races, so that I know I don’t need to fear people who look different from me.
That I have been able to travel to see other parts of the country and world where people live differently from me, and may not have the privileges I have had.
That I had the opportunity to get a good, broad education to inform my opinions and decisions.
That I have met so many wonderful people of all races, genders, and religions — giving me hope for humanity.
That I live in relative safety and privilege compared to nearly all humans who have ever lived.
That I have always found a way to pull through tough circumstances.
That I have found a network of support and no longer feel so alone in my desire for a progressive world.
That I live in a time when so many people are conscious and working for freedom and safety for all people.
For dogs, soft beds, warm blankets, and tea.