This article is written by Karissa Tunis
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This time of year has me thinking a lot about these two words.
What do they really mean to me?
When I take a moment to really think about these words, so much comes to mind! First, I really think about what it is that I am thankful for – my children, my family, my friends, a warm house, a safe place to live, food on the table, clothes on our backs…. basically, the basics.
I’ve realized that I tend to think about the simple and yet quality basics in my life and appreciate just that. And the rest of it? – Well the rest is really just all a bonus. Don’t get me wrong, I love nice things like expensive handbags, pretty jewelry, and lovely clothes. But if I needed to, I could live without these. So I come back to focusing on the basics – because without these, life would be completely different!…