Thursday, November 27, 2008

Thanksgiving Blessings

Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year;
to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.
~Edward Sandford Martin

I wish you all a very blessed Thanksgiving day!
In these uncertain times, we all have a choice - to gripe about what we do not have
or to give thanks to God in everything and be grateful for even the smallest blessings.

The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies;
but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and,
as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find,
in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
~Henry Ward Beecher

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  1. Such true words! A few weeks ago, I was driving down the road and praying for God to help us with this and that. My prayer seemed to be just a list of my needs. Then, all of a sudden, it hit me to PRAISE HIM for the many, many, MANY blessings I have! I am really trying to make a very conscious decision every day as often as I can to count my blessings. It has made me look at my life in a totally new light. Great post, and I love that last quote!


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