Friday, November 26, 2010


how odd
to have one day of the year
devoted to giving thanks

when really we should
give thanks in everything
every hour
every day
every week
of every year

not that I mind the reminder...

this year
the tip of the iceberg
of my thankful list

God's unfailing love
His faithfulness
His grace

the love and esteem
of a godly man
the ways he surprises me
the way we are friends

my sweet little boys
their smiles and cuddles
and even the tantrums and traumas

my dear parents
friends, encouragers
givers of good

Benjamin's family
his parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles
his siblings who make me feel less like a lonely only child

my wonderful friends
we rejoice together
and bear one another's burdens

my cozy home
complete with a "new" kitchen
a work of love
(and the wood stove that helps keep us warm)

music, laughter, art
joy, hope, peace

the list could go on and on

1 comment:

stitching under oaks said...

beautiful Christina...Happy Thanksgiving. Hope your day turns into a season of gratitude.