A Lesson in Gratitude



“It’s Thanksgiving morning, we’re stuck in the woods, and you’re making us hike!?”

“It will be worth it! I promise.” I replied, hoisting my day-pack over my shoulders.

The group of adolescent guys converged at the trailhead to wait for the day’s venture.¬†Their boots were worn. There was ash tarnishing¬†the fabric of their jackets and patchy beards forming on their grim faces. Continue reading