30 Days of Thanks, day 25- Contentment
During the month of November I am writing about the first thing that I am consciously thankful for each day as a way to be more intentionally grateful. Check out the first one for more information on why I am doing this.
Unfortunately, the guys that helped me move didn’t break anything. Specifically, I was hoping they would drop my TV. I have been saying I’m going to upgrade my 27-inch CRT to an HD LCD or LED (that’s going from the big box kind to one of the flat ones for those of you who aren’t up on your technical abbreviations) for the past three years and just haven’t ever pulled the trigger. I missed my window of opportunity because my old TV is neatly set up in my wife’s giant, wooden piece of furniture that holds a TV (I have no idea what those things are called). If only they would have dropped the old TV I’d have a new one. Nothing screams necessity like an empty piece of furniture.
So now it’s Black Friday and I’m going through the same mental exercises that center around whether I need a new TV or not. The fact that I’m still at home well after daylight speaks volumes about my commitment to getting one. I’m not saying I won’t buy a TV this year. I’m not even saying that I won’t buy one today. I am saying that having a new TV isn’t so important to me. That’s why…