Being conscious of a benefit you have received. Ultimately, it's what keeps one humble.

thankful...

...that we find such joy in one another's company...

...that we learn with open minds...

...that we love one another with full expression...

...that we subsist as we are without medication...

...that we stay close across opposite sleep cycles...

...that we find each other engaging in every sense...

...that we happily hold a heterosexual marriage yet embrace identities which are often queer...

...that we are raising children in a mixed family...

...that we act so young together...

...that we will grow old together

...that we are looking forward

Thank"ful (?), a. [AS. �xed;ancfull.]

1.

Obtaining or deserving thanks; thankworthy.

[R.]

Ladies, look here; this is the thankful glass That mends the looker's eyes; this is the well That washes what it shows. Herbert.

2.

Impressed with a sense of kindness received, and ready to acknowledge it; grateful.

Be thankful unto him, and bless his name. Ps. c. 4.

-- Thank"ful*ly, adv. -- Thank"ful*ness, n.

 

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