Thursday, 17 January 2013

Thankful Thursday

As I sit down to write this post I can't help but be filled with thankfulness.

Oh sure I could whine and complain, I mean let's get real who doesn't have problems in their life?
I could tell you that money is an issue, but honestly that is the case for many.
I could tell you that it's so hard to have hubby away working, but honestly I am thrilled that he is working, millions aren't.
I could tell you all the bad things, but than really it wouldn't be called Thankful Thursday. Maybe something like Depressing Thursday, or Life is so Rough Thursday. I much prefer Thankful Thursday.

So here are just a few of the things that I am so thankful for:

My hubby
      -He works so hard just so we can have a roof over our heads, food in our tummy and great reliable vehicles to drive.
      -He listens to me. Even when I think he doesn't hear me, sometimes months later he will recall a conversation that we had.
      -He respects me.
      -He loves me. He tells me so over and over again.
   
My children
     -Two of them have grown up into such fine young men. I am so proud to be their Mom.
     -My daughter is growing up before my eyes and I am loving the relationship that we are building.
     -My future children...knowing that one day we will be building onto our family.

My country.
    I am thrilled to pieces to live in a country where I am free. Free to be a woman, free to worship the Lord, free to walk down the street and not worry.


I decided to stop here. I could keep going and going.
The good Lord has blessed me so much. He picks me up and dusts me off millions of times. Times when I refuse to be picked up, He drags me along until I realize just how much I need Him.
I am blessed!!

I am linking up with Lisa today. Come rejoice with me and many others.

6 comments:

  1. I love this post! It is so true that we have every opportunity to choose what we will set our focus on. I'm so glad you linked up this week!

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    1. Thanks Lisa. Thanks for hosting!! I love how this helps remind me I need to always be thankful. Sometimes not an easy task. LOL

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  2. lovely!...I was more a whiner...but it got a little better...praise God for freedom!

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    1. LOL Jennifer I sure can whine with the best of them. I hope you have an amazing weekend.

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  3. A beautiful post for Thankful Thursday! I love to participate every Thursday because I do have so much to be thankful for... even when things are so heavy on my heart... it reminds me to always find the good and be thankful. Simply God's Girl

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  4. I love your post. It makes such a difference in living through the rough when you take time to see your blessings.

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