Giving Thanks

Thank you Lord for holidays, holy days and paid-days-off from work.

Thank you Lord for jobs and work, challenges and monotony.

Thank you Lord for paychecks and bills paid.

Thank you Lord for cooler weather, open windows, breezes blowing.

Thank you Lord for quiet days at home.

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Thank you Lord for loud music to clean by and soft music to read by.

Thank you Lord for flannel sheets and fluffy cats.

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Thank you Lord for turkey dinners and iced tea.

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Thank you Lord for homemade cornbread dressing two days in the making.

Thank you Lord for new friends.

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Thank you Lord for long-time friends.

Thank you Lord for conversations in cozy living rooms.

Thank you Lord for divine appointments.

Thank you Lord for the carefree spirit in children.

Thank you Lord for friends with open arms, open homes, giving away seats at their dinner table.

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Thank you Lord for open doors and for those You have divinely closed.

Thank you Lord for phone calls, Skype and email which make far-away people feel near.

Thank you Lord for sales and bargains.  Thank you for those times that you protected me from impulsive purchases.

Thank you Lord for the gift of variety, for taste buds and the nudge to try new things.

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Thank you Lord for smiles and laughter.

Thank you Lord for prayer.

Thank you Lord for movies with happy endings.

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Thank you Lord for mornings which require no alarm clock.

Thank you Lord for Christmas decorations.

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Thank you Lord for responsibilities.  Thank you Lord for rest.

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