Monday, February 10, 2014

Humbled



My sweet dog Kali has been having seizures. Our veterinarian agreed that it's time to put her on medication. I was at Costco picking up Kali's medication when I was struck by the feeling of being extremely privileged. Here I was getting seizure medication for my dog when many people in the world cannot afford or even do not have access to this same drug.

As I stood waiting to pay I felt....embarrassed...or sheepish...or guilty. It's an unfair world we live in. I think it's a good thing to feel that. It's important to recognize that fact.  When I sit in my uncomfortableness and really think about what I am feeling, I am humbled.

Thankfulness comes out of this discomfort. I am thankful for what I have. I am humbled by it.

1 comment:

Carrie McCoy said...

I couldn't agree with you more. It's great that you are able to recognize how blessed you are!

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