Why assume that gratitude is from a gift that one person freely gives to another person. Why can't you have gratitude for the essence of something like air? Without air, you will cease to be While grasping for it gasping for it eyes bulging for it thank the elements for air.

Five AM

  I've been up for two hours fretting about doctors and their bed side manners or lack thereof A tear fell as I remember this past week in bed, in pain wanting to work wanting to walk wanting to pick up Girlie I got stuck with my arms over the top of her crib. She…