Wednesday, November 27, 2013


I have seen a lot of thankfulness posting on Facebook.  I am just not disciplined enough to come up with something different to be thankful for each day.  I figured I could do it all at once.

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1. I am thankful for the free gift of salvation.  Thank you Jesus for saving ME.

2. I am thankful for my husband.  We have been married 22 years...all of them good.

3. I am thankful for my children. Rebecca, Erin, Rachel, Kaitlyn, Ryan, Connor, Emma, Jenna, Ellie and Sadie.  Each unique, adding something different to our family.

4. I am thankful for my home.

5. I am thankful for heat. (If you know me, you know that I am always this one is big!)

6. I am thankful for air conditioning (Ironic considering #5 but I can't stand really hot, humid weather)

7. I am thankful for good friends.  I have a lot of good friends both IRL and online.

8. I am thankful for my piano.  I love hearing my children make music on it.

9. I am thankful that we were blessed with a son with Down syndrome.  It is a blessing.

10. I am thankful to live in the USA.

11.  I am thankful that I live near the ocean.

12. I am thankful that I can read and write.

13. I am thankful for the internet.

14. I am thankful for my extended family.

15. I am thankful for my husband's job.

16. I am thankful that I am able to homeschool.

17. I am thankful for electricity (on this very windy day I am hoping we don't lose it!)

18. I am thankful for running water.

19. I am thankful for food.  (I do love food.)

20. I am thankful for my electronics. (computer, iPod, Kindle etc.)

21.  I am thankful for a bed with sheets, blankets and an electric mattress pad (see #5)

22. I am thankful for our vehicles.

23. I am thankful for rain and SNOW.

24. I am thankful for sunshine.

25. I am thankful that I live in a place where we observe the change of seasons.

26. I am thankful for clothing including a nice warm winter coat (and a rain coat for days like today.)

27. I am thankful for music.

28. I am thankful for quiet mornings with a cup of coffee. (Yes, I drink coffee now and love it..this is new for me.)

29. I am thankful for my health (and our health and dental insurance).

30.  Again-so thankful for Jesus and for all He has done for me.  Bless His Name!


Nadine Rhoades said...

Wow! I could have written most of those! I'd have to add to #21 though-flannel sheets:) I have 13 children and 9 grand babies and also homeschool!

Nadine Rhoades said...

Oh, and we've also been blessed with a grandson with Down Syndrome!

Karen said...

So glad you stopped by Nadine. I love flannel sheets too!

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