Thursday, May 24, 2007

Thankful Thursday

One of my Thanksgiving traditions is that I add to a list I started several years ago of things I'm thankful for--my goal is a thousand thanks. I'm afraid I misplaced it. But as I've been surfing the blogosphere, I discovered Thankful Thursday ( and thought, what a good idea! Why wait until Thanksgiving? Aren't we supposed to give thanks in all things and at all times? So if I do just ten things a week, I'll be half way to a thousand in just one year! So what am I thankful for?

1) Henry and Harmony's faith. Their prayers are just so sincere and honest.
2) Our church. I love how spirit-filled it is, yet there is room for everyone.
3) Our friends who are our partners in parenting. Henry and Harmony are always excited to go to their house on Fridays. It's great to have friends with the same values that we can share experiences, trade childcare with, and be friends! We don't have many of those, so we really treasure the few we do have.
4) How God grooms and guides us. I've been in meetings the last two weeks, and I know he's using these to shape what he has for me in the future...but I'm not sure what it is!
5) My very compassionate and smart doctor.
6) The hosts of our life group. They are always so accomodating and giving.
7) Lap top computers
8) Blogs--it's a great way to keep track of friends that I don't get to talk to every day.
9) How God weaves our lives together. I was thinking about a grad school friend today, and she called about two minutes later :)
10) Asics gel running shoes :)

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good. His love endures forever. Psalm 136:1


jesusfreak4ever said...

I love that verse from Psalms!

Lyndy said...

What a lovely list of things. Thanks for sharing.

Have a blessed weekend.

Denise said...

Welcome to thankful thursday, bless you.

Deena said...

Loved it! Thanks for sharing!

eph2810 said...

You are right, if we give thanks on a more frequent basis, we have a huge list by Thanksgiving *smile*.
It truly is a blessing to have friends that have the same values as we do.
Thank you so much for sharing your thankfulness with us this week.
Blessings on your Memorial Day weekend.