- I'm grateful that as a country, we've decided that the content of our character is more important than the color of our skin.
- I'm grateful for all the courageous men and women who made the election of Barack Obama possible: Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, Rosa Parks, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Toot, and so many many more.
- I'm grateful for the peaceful election we experienced. We did not have to march, file lawsuits, or resort to violence in order to get ballots counted yesterday. Lines were long, but no blood was shed trying to vote.
- I'm grateful I had a front row seat to the most historic event of my lifetime.
- I'm grateful that every child in America got up Wednesday morning confident that finally each and every one of them could become President.
- I'm grateful for Hope.
- I'm grateful for a leader who takes deliberate action based on knowledge and not ego.
- I'm grateful for all the talented candidates who subjected themselves to all the public scrutiny and exhausting work of a political campaign in their effort to make the world a little better.
Thursday, November 6, 2008
November is a month that always makes me think of gratitude. I'm sure it has a lot to do with Thanksgiving later in the month. Today, I believe I have so much to be grateful for and I'm feeling more gratitude than I've felt in a long time.