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Thankful Thursday [ week 1 ]

The tradition much to be thankful for. 
 Let us never forget to stop and count our blessings. 

1.  I am thankful it's November!

2.  I am thankful for a washing machine and a dryer, I'm thankful for the sanitize setting and also that Owen has learned to do laundry. 

3.  I am thankful for my Godly husband.  He is being ordained as a deacon on Sunday and the way my heart just aches in excitement in indescribable.  As I have watched him grow in his walk with God, I just can't explain in words the power God has.

4.  I am thankful for patience.  I know that their are times I wish I didn't have to practice patience, but I'm thankful the Lord gave me the gift of patience or I might not make it through the day.  

5.  I am thankful that no matter what happens next Tuesday on Election Day, God is still in control.  I don't have to be anxious or worry.  God is not worried and He has it all under control.  

6.  I am thankful for for pimento cheese and chicken salad.  I know its weird.

7.  I am thankful for freedom.  Lord knows I take if for granted. 

8.  I am thankful I get to watch Addie learn to read.  Everyday she reads a little bit more confidently and the excitement she has.  If only we never lost our excitement to learn.  

9.  I am thankful for our 2 rabbits.  The lessons a pet teach of responsibility.  And they are so forgiving.  (maybe it's a good thing they can't talk)

10.  I am thankful for a night at home.  We have been so busy since like 2009.  I embrace a night at home with open arms.  

11.   I am thankful for prayer and it's power.  Let us never forget that we can call on God at any time and any place and He will hear our prayer.  

12.  I am thankful for this post I wrote a few years ago and stumbled upon today.  I should write more.  TRUTH

13.  I am thankful for parents who are always helping me out.  My mom and dad are always there for me.

14.  I am thankful that I'm learning to like water.  I recall many times having to make myself drink water.  Today I walked out of my way to fill up my water bottle...what?

15.  I am thankful new curriculum that keeps me on my toes.  

16.  I am thankful for my amazing son.  He is growing way to fast.  I fell like everyday he is growing before my eyes. 

17.  I am thankful for fair trade items.  I love being able to buy things that I feel like my money is making a difference.  Money talks, what is your saying?

18.  I am thankful for my these verses I came upon in Acts 2
                22 Fellow Israelites, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him, as you ourselves know. 23 This man was handed over to you by God’s deliberate plan and foreknowledge; and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross. 24 But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him. 

19.  I am thankful for the fall breeze and the falling leaves.  The colors this year are amazing.  Everyday I drive home amazed by their beauty. 

20.  I am thankful for people who are passionate about what they do.  I love to see someone love their work.  

21.  I am thankful for a clean kitchen.  It doesn't always happen, but right this second the kitchen is clean, just don't open the cabinet. 

22.  I am thankful for Starbucks, Talia's, Anchor Coffee Shop.....just coffee really.  I'm thankful for coffee   e v e r y  d a y!

23.  I am thankful for my students.  They make me love coming to work everyday.  

24.  I am thankful for coworkers who bring you yogurt parfaits :)  and for my hallmates this year they are so encouraging and kind.

25.  I am thankful for weekends.  Thank you Lord tomorrow is Friday!!!

Thankful Thursdays

1 comment:

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