On this Thanksgiving morning, I am thankful for my family for their patience and understanding as I became deeply involved in this life long journey of finding my ancestors. It doesn't seem possible that my children were infants when the journey began.
I have also been blessed in knowing some wonderful folks during my many years of research. As a beginner, more experienced researchers guided me and taught me the skills to achieve more positive results. They have, indeed, earned my gratitude.
Most of all, I am thankful for living in a country where we are free to live where we want, worship as we desire and where our leaders are chosen by a democratic process.
Please, take a few minutes today - and every day - to count your blessings and express your gratitude to those who have influenced your life.
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by Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG
Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog