Count Your Blessings
Last updated 11/15/2021 at 1:22pm
Editor’s note: The following guest column was written by Mike Hawkins, a former chairman of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners. Hawkins may be reached at [email protected]
Every year as we enter the holiday season we are reminded of the importance of gratitude, even in the face of trying times. To be sure, gratitude is an essential – if sometimes underused – part of a healthy outlook to life.
But it’s also important to see the many people who might not feel especially thankful at Thanksgiving.
For many, the holidays are a reminder of struggles, and for others,...