A group of students was asked to list what they thought were the current Seven Wonders of the World. Though there was some disagreement, the following got the most votes:
While counting up the votes, the teacher noted that one quiet student hadn't turned in his paper yet, so she asked the child if he was having trouble with his list. "Yes, he replied, "a little. I can't quite make up my mind because there are so many. The teacher said, "Well, tell us what you have and maybe we can help." He hesitated, then read his list. Here were his Seven Wonders of the World:
I like the second list better than the first. Although I love to travel and see and experience the riches this world has to offer, I find more wonder in the touch of a loved
one's hand, or the giggle of child, or the warmth of love, or anything my senses can register than in anything I could capture in a snapshot.
So as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, I sat down and made my own list of wonders. I could list lots more (and I'm not sure why any list of wonders is limited to seven), but here are the Seven Wonders of My World:
As Thanksgiving approaches, ask yourself what you would include on your list. There are wonders all around you each day, and your ticket to see them is gratitude.