“Gratitude doesn’t change the scenery. It merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can clearly see the colors.”
Richelle E. Goodrich

As another Thanksgiving approaches, my mind starts tallying up all I have to be grateful for. I pause to reflect on the past year, uttering a silent “thank you” as memories, like photographs, come together to create my inner collage.

Of course, some years don’t have as many “thank-you” memories as others. But this has been a boon year for me in the gratitude department. First of all, our kids are healthy and enjoying their lives—enough said. Next, I’m thankful that my husband, Howard, was finally able to retire. We sold our large home in Tucson quickly, finding a smaller home in an active adult community outside of Phoenix that is just perfect for us. We moved in April and couldn’t be happier. I’m also grateful that hubby and I are able to travel fairly often. In fact, we just came home from three weeks in Europe seeing incredible sights in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and France.

However, I didn’t have to look too far beyond those wonders to see how many people, tourists as well as locals, were limping with a cane or walker, their faces lined with pain. Some, among the throngs of sightseerers, were wincing with what appeared to be back pain, their groans commanding their stiffened bodies to obey. Their plight was made more difficult due to the multitude of stairs, hills, and narrow, winding cobblestone streets. And, I couldn’t even count the number of people on the airplanes, buses, and cruise ship who were wheezing, coughing, sneezing, and blowing their noses. Ah, the human condition!

All I could think about was how those people needed to discover Bio-Touch, and how grateful I was to have embraced this simple, loving, touch-healing technique for myself and my family! The Bio-Touch organization’s mission is to teach more and more people, around the world, about Bio-Touch. They’ve worked hard for many years to make that happen. Their continued dedication to that goal is something we should all be grateful for. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!