Beth was hiding in her room, waiting. She knew her dad was already carving the turkey, she would be called to dinner soon, and she would be forced to say the blessing.
She had no idea what to say.
How could she articulate everything she was thankful for? Her parents, her brother, her cat, how the cutest boy in school smiled at her last week? The crisp autumn leaves, the smell of buttered popcorn, how her best friend promised to be in her wedding, 15 years from now?
Suddenly, she smiled. She knew what she had to be thankful for.
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