I have a mother ninety-three
Who, everyday, still teaches me-be thankful!
Yes, surely thankfulness is rare,
For nowdays it seems most care
Is focused on the person ME,
So not too many people see-be thankful!

Feed the hungry, meet a need
For some poor soul astray
Be thankful to forego a deed
That just might change their day!

It never hurts to be so kind
And strive to have a Christlike mind
For showing forth this attribute
You manifest the Spirit's fruit
Be thankful!

Don't ever let a day go by,
That you don't hesitate to try
To show your world the reason why
You're thankful!

D. S. Mullis