Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
his love endures forever.
Waking up with a grateful heart! God has done so many great things in the past, the present and it moves right into our now of life. This day is called, "Thanksgiving Day" in America and it's time to give thanks. Many of us will sit down with family and friends today for an amazing dinner. Yet, missing lives that used to sit with us. Everybody is in a different spot of life and I know that. We don't have grow up with amazing Thanksgiving Day memories or even ready for this one. If we could only stop and count the blessings we have in our life. YOUR LIFE is important and I know that. YOUR EXAMPLE will go further than you might now. YOU also might be the only Jesus someone see's in your example today.
This day looks different for families, but God's love endures forever
Psalm 9:1-2 New International Version (NIV)
1 I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart;
I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
2 I will be glad and rejoice in you;
I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.
I have gone through some great Thanksgiving Days and some very sad ones. Life had presented me with my dad dying with I was 18 years old and my mom wanting to die. That first year was horrible and I will always remember that. I have watched my brother at 37 struggle to eat a Thanksgiving Dinner because he was so sick with cancer. He would die on Christmas Day that same year. I have sat in the hospital on Christmas morning after my mom fell six years ago and broke her hip. She would have surgery the next day and enter a new normal of a care home. I have felt pain through Thanksgiving Days and I have seen miracles take place too. Miracles of seeing how God has brought me through the hardest day to see those who continue to be around me.
I give thanks for my family. I was just a kid when I wanted a family of my own. A husband, children, a dog and a big house. Some dreams came true and others did not. I am a woman of God who is truly bless beyond words. I will purpose this a good day and count blessings of who is in my life this day. I give thanks for you (reader of my blog) because a few of you tell me the value of this page. A short three minute reading a day and some of you pass it onto your friends. Each of us need to know we matter and we are uniquely made by God. His word is real and last forever.
Forever is a long time and I choose to believe in God. I hope you believe also. Lets make the best of this THANKSGIVING DAY and tell those we care about, they are important in our lives.
My prayers continue for you, your family and friends.
HAPPY THANKSGIVING DAY 2017