Thanking Our Lucky Stars

How a close call helps you appreciate life

Photo by Denis Degioanni on Unsplash

I was driving home a few weeks ago on the highway. I had a wonderful time with my daughter and her family. There would be a long drive to get home, and I cranked up the radio to keep myself company.

It was a beautiful clear day, and the sun was shining. I was making good time.




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L.A. Strucke

L.A. Strucke

Writer, Songwriter. Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Highlights for Children and Guideposts. Editor of The Creative Project.

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