Happy to be Here For the Ride


Twitter Icon 1A thought crossed my mind today.  A thought that has somehow never consciously crossed it before. “What would have happened if my Parents had decided to only have one kid?”  Well, the simple answer was that I wouldn’t be here to worry about those consequences.

However, upon more thought….I took it further.  What if my Grandparents never had children?  Then it wouldn’t have mattered if my Parents had two children or not.

Yeah, strange thoughts indeed.  But that train of thought did take me to a happy positive place.  It made me stop and think about how awesome it is to be right here, right now.

I guess it all boils down to the fact that we are all pretty darn lucky to be alive.  “Give thanks”….like they say.  All it would have taken is one alternative decision by any one of our ancestors and this collection of people around us would have been totally different……or possibly nonexistent.

Kind of puts life in a whole new perspective when you think of things that way doesn’t it?  It is a great day to be here, and I’m glad you are along with me for the ride.  Enjoy.

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3 Responses to “ Happy to be Here For the Ride ”

  1. Eric Hutchins on January 3, 2016 at 7:32 pm

    Perfect, it is an essential part of a grateful life. To know that ou are lucky to be around in the first place.

  2. Paul Kirby on November 6, 2015 at 11:43 pm

    Sure does – great post.

  3. Terry on November 6, 2015 at 10:37 am

    We are sure glad to have two wonderful children that we have enjoyed all these years. It is also great to see you with two sons that will carry the name on into the future.
    We will stay around and go a long for the ride for as long as God is willing.
    Mom & Dad


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