Mondays are rough! On Friday nights, I usually crash because I'm so tired. Saturdays are spent catching up on everything that didn't get done throughout the week (laundry, cleaning, calling my mom). Sundays are spent at church and with family, but there is very little time to really rest and regroup for the week ahead.
Monday is my least favorite day of the week. I try to get to school SUPER early on Mondays just to make sure that I have everything prepared for the week. So, when my tire was flat this morning, it was just another Monday morning ball of joy. It's not the first or even the second time this has happened lately. My tires are pretty much shot and I need new ones badly. (But I'm cheap and tires are super expensive y'all!)
A lot of people would let that ruin their day. Did I get mad? A little bit. I don't like being inconvenienced any more than anyone else does. But on the way to work, I was reminded of how much I have to be thankful for.
1. I am thankful for a caring husband who checks my car every morning. He turns my car around so that I don't have to back out of the driveway and happened to notice a flat tire. I could have driven off with it flat and ended up on the side of the road.
2. I am thankful that we have an extra vehicle to drive. It's almost as old as me, but it cranked right up and got me where I needed to go. If we didn't have the extra truck, I would have been late to work.
3. I am thankful to have a job to drive to. Not only do I have a job, I have a job that I LOVE, working with people who are like family, and teaching kids that I absolutely adore. Teaching is my passion and I am thankful that I get to do it every day and make enough to somehow keep a roof over my head and food on our table.
Oh, and that flat tire...my husband fixed it and delivered my car to me by the end of the school day. And, I'm getting NEW tires on Wednesday! I still don't like Mondays, but this has been a good one.