Thanksgiving in May?

 

About 10 years ago, I started thanking God for stuff before asking for stuff. I felt bad that I'd jump right into my daily quiet time with a list of "gimme's." Admittedly, it's sometimes hard to find thanks--like days when I wake up sad or fearful. But it's on those days that I need to give thanks all the more. Here's some things I've thanked God for this month in May: 1) the personal lessons God is teaching me regarding courage 2) that I haven't been in the hospital in over 2 years for my lungs 3) my better whole, Raul, & my 2 healthy boys 4) Church by the Glades. "Thanks" is good for Thanksgiving, but giving thanks shouldn't be reserved for it. What's something you're thankful for today? This day in May?

3 comments (Add your own)

1. mom wrote:
I am truly thankful that I know Jesus as my Lord and Savior. What a prvilege it is to have him in my life. It is as simple as that :)

May 17, 2011 @ 8:40 AM

2. Jaclyn Turner wrote:
I am thankful for my husband, my children, and my new-found friendships with fellow PWs!:)

May 17, 2011 @ 9:34 AM

3. janette wrote:
I am thankful that I can read your post & learn from them....consistently!!
Thankful for permission GOD has given me to do certain things & in HIS timing
Thankful that thru my suffering I was able to humble myself enough to get even closer to the ONE & ONLY
Thankful that I'm still learning to be a mom even if my teens are 19 & 18....
Thankful that GOD shows up daily in my life & blesses me more & more.

May 17, 2011 @ 9:52 PM

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