30 Days of Thankfulness, Challenges

Day #5 – I’m thankful for the ability to choose

I am a descendent of African slaves. On my mother’s side, my great-grandparents were born near the end of American slavery. On my daddy’s side, an African woman was given as a gift to her master’s son.

If my¬†great-grandparents knew that their great-granddaughter had a choice in her occupation, what would they say, or think? And what if my 6th great-grandmother Vicey, knew that I was able to chose the man whom I’ll marry? What would she say? She,¬†never had the freedom to choose. None of them knew what it was like to choose when it came to some of the most basic life decisions.

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