Thursday, July 26

Thankful Thursday

A special thanks to Iris at Sting My Heart for encouraging us weekly to think about all we should be thankful for. As Christians people truly need to see joy in our lives each day.

I am thankful today that God has a unique and awesome plan for my life.

I am thankful that my back is healing and the pain is now tolerable. The past two weeks certainly caused me to think about all those who suffer daily with sickness or unbearable pain. I pray that God will touch each of their bodies today so they can have a pain free day to experience the joy of the Lord.

I am thankful for the great man of God who serves the Potomac District Council as our Superintendent. He truly hears from the Lord and wants the heartbeat of God to be felt among our churches and pastors.

I am thankful that God has taught me obedience through the years so that I can readily respond to Him when He speaks to my heart.

I am thankful for the lay leaders in our congregation who work so hard. My hubby and I sincerely appreciate each of them for their sacrifice and commitment to our ministry.

I am thankful for the beautiful home God made available to us. The entire process of purchasing that house truly has God's fingerprints all over it.

I am thankful for a son and daughter-in-law who know and respond to the definition of obedience and God's call upon their lives. They are leaving Sunday evening after the truck is packed with their furniture and personal belongings to make a journey back to Evangel University. I am sad that they will again be 1000 miles from home but God has given me a peace about this transition. I know I must trust Him as Brandon and Casey step into the next season of their ministry.

I pray blessings upon you today. May God be with you in strength and power.


  1. Praying for you right now that God will take your pain away both in your back and with your separation from your kids...

  2. I know the pain of being away from family. Bless you in this time of adjustment.

    I love you Wordless Wednesday picture! Too cute!

  3. Beautiful list- I just love reading all that others are thankful for. Praise God!

  4. So glad your back is feeling better!

  5. What precious thoughts! I am thankful that you are feeling better too! May you continue to feel His strength as you follow Him!

  6. I'm glad your back is better. I enjoyed reading your list today. :-)

  7. Wonderful list to be thankful for. Thanks for sharing.

    Blessings, Lyndy

  8. I am praying for your back sweet one, bless you.

  9. Thanks for stopping by! We are hoping to purchase a house in about 6 months and I find myself already asking God to find it, lead us to it and purchase it. Thanks for sharing all your wonderful thankfuls. Hope you had a wonderful day.

  10. This list really touched my heart. I love to see our kids walk in obedience to the high call of God. Praying for your back for complete healing! Thanks for sharing. Blessings on your day.

  11. Glad to hear you are feeling better. There's nothing worse than back pain, so I have been thinking about and praying for you.

  12. God is just so good all the time..

    What a beautiful list of thanksgiving....

    bless you

  13. I think that we take our health for granted too often. I know that I do.

    I am glad that you have wonderful leadership at the top of your church body.
    Many congregations have wonderful lay-leadership. I am glad that you recognize them publicly like that.

    I know it will be hard for you to have your children so far away, but you can always make a little road trip :)

    Thank you so much for sharing your grateful heart with us this week.

    Be blessed today and always.

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