Great Thanksgiving With Great Family

I could have another good Thanksgiving without missing the turkey dinner!

“How can I help you?”
“ You sit here and tell me what to do.”

George, and three kids were all so helpful considering me all the time all day. At the dinner table that was my first thanks to share. I love Thanksgiving, which is a great family time, but this year I felt God’s Grace more than ever.

Once Soh arrived with his wife Pinky and his beloved dog Illy from San Francisco last Sunday, the quiet house turned into a festival mode, and as Roy also came over at night the house became full of energy. Cooking dinner for 5 requires more work than for 2, but wanting to please the kids, I didn’t mind it at all.

“ Mom, you will relax now. We’ll wash dishes.”

Once the dinner was over, now the kids took over my role, and treated me like a special guest until they left yesterday afternoon.

Maybe because Soh lives at a distance, but saying, “ I want to spend the time with you. What would you like to do? “ he took me out for lunch and even on a half-day drive. Listening to a conversation that my house might need an air filter, he quietly ordered it, which arrived today. I was deeply touched by his care.

George, who could not sleep enough the night before I visited the clinic because I woke him up many times due to the cough, nausea, and stomachache, was happy to drive me to the clinic, and stayed with me for a half day at the clinic

Thankfully the prescribed Pepcid is controlling the stomachache and the nausea, but the cough hasn’t been improved, and I’ve been laying down on the couch most of the day. Yet, our family made me so happy. I don’t deserve this kind of treatment. I know so many better mothers and wives than me. This must be God’s Grace. He is with me and loves me giving me such a great family. It was one more great Thanksgiving after all!

7 thoughts on “Great Thanksgiving With Great Family

  1. You do deserve living care
    So happy you shared
    Tonight I went to other sons home and had delightful meal with turkey to go home
    God bless

  2. Thanks for your beautiful post. It’s so good to hear about your wonderful family and Thanksgiving experience. Your humility and gratitude are uplifting and inspiring. God’s grace shines through you.

  3. What a lovely Thanksgiving you have had. Like George said in his blog, there is grace, and there is mercy, and we experience both. Dress warm for another immediate journey to the east and best wishes to you.

  4. So happy for you that you had another wonderful Thanksgiving with your family. You deserve everything you were given, through God’s good grace. Family is the best! Praying for a safe journey to Bethesda for you and George. Get those dendritic white cells fighting for you, Kathy! Much love.

  5. Peggy, Heidi, Janice, and Susan,

    Thank you so much for your encouragements! I was very much inspired!
    Mel will come to drive us to LAX at 5am tomorrow morning in order to catch a 8:15 am flight. I will try to post the update from Bethesda.
    May God bless all of you!


  6. Hi Kathy, I will be thinking of you today as you travel from the west coast to the east coast. I hope the weather in Maryland is better than it is here in NH but at least it isn’t snow. I wish you nothing but good thoughts and all the prayers I can send. My love and prayers to both you and George. Love Aunt Pat

  7. Hi Aunt Pat,
    It was a rough visit, but thankfully I could receive the 2nd vaccine. Thank you for the prayers and tender care!

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