As we remember those who gave their lives to keep us safe and protect our way of life, also be thankful for those who continue to serve. I am taking a break from making art today to enjoy a day off. Not sure what we will do, but Mark and I will do it being thankful. For both our fathers who served in a number of wars, and being thankful for their homecomings safely back to the families who loved and prayed for them. A lot of families don’t have the memories we have. Don’t have the good times, the holidays, the backyard BBQs, the soccer games, the piano recitals, the voice lessons, the football games, the driving lessons, the career pep talks, the marriage advice, the parenting advice, the encouragement, the unconditional love – you know. All the good things we have to remember our parents by. A lot of families, a lot of people, don’t have that because their loved one served and sacrificed. So take a minute today to remember. And say a word of thanks to God for what you have. We are so blessed and we don’t always remember that. Never take your life for granted. It has come at a price. Whether you live in my country or somewhere else around the world, be thankful. You are a blessed person.