I am thankful to be in a position that I can help those less fortunate than I am. And I am thankful that there are still opportunities to do so. Sending a box of hats to hurricane ravaged Staten Island.
Buying a cup of coffee for troops serving overseas.
Dropping a dollar or two in the Salvation Army bucket.
Those who think the government should be the ones to take care of the poor are missing out on one of life's greatest blessings. They will never get to experience the pure joy that comes from helping someone who can never repay you.
When Jesus said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive", he knew what he was talking about.