I thank God for wonderful parents whose love and unfailing devotion to me never cease
I thank God for siblings who despite our ups and downs will always be loyal no matter what. It's true what they say. Blood IS thicker than water.
I thank God that they were intelligent enough to provide me with remarkable sisters in law
I thank God for a loving and patient husband who puts up with me despite my bossiness and anal retentive nature
I thank God for giving me an extraordinary and affectionate daughter who tells me every 5 minutes that she loves me
I thank God for caring friends in the UK who banded together through the initial difficult years of adjustments, uncertainties and loneliness and bonded us tighter than glue
I thank God for the fantastic friends I've made in the UK in the past year who are my lifeline
I thank God for my two best friends and that our friendships have survived two decades
I thank God that the massive earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand happened at early hours in the morning when everyone was in bed
I thank God that despite being utterly traumatised, my family is safe and sound and there was no damage to their house.
I thank God that no one was killed.