Thursday, May 15, 2008

Thankful Thursday

(If you are looking for Part 4 in my series on respecting your husband, scroll down or click here)

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It's good to be here this morning, taking a few minutes to stop and count my blessings. I know that I frequently get so wrapped up in the day to day busy-ness of life that I forget to be thankful.

I do have a lot to be thankful for though. God has been good to us.

** I'm so thankful that I'm able to walk pain-free now, three weeks after a bad fall.

** I'm thankful that we are beginning to make friends here. We've been invited to go swimming with a couple of families this afternoon and both kids are having friends sleep over on Friday night!

** I'm thankful that our finances are finally beginning to get straightened out after everything went crazy last month. Moving across the world certainly confuses things!

** I'm thankful that our family is becoming closer. The move has placed us in a situation where it's just us for the past couple of months. We've had to rely on each other more than ever before.

** I'm thankful that we are getting the hang of living here. Driving isn't so scary, finding things is becoming easier. It's becoming home.

** I'm thankful for God's overwhelming love. Being in a new place without friends drives you to turn to God. He's an amazing friend, let me tell you.

Thanks to Iris for hosting Thankful Thursday. It's such a great way to stop, take a breath, and remember to be thankful in the midst of life.


Nancie said...

Thank God for restoring you and you are able to walk pain-free now. And thank God for His many blessings upon you. May you be blessed always!

Erica said...

Moving will defintely stretch and grow you further than you ever thought before. It is a joy that you are choosing to be blessed rather than be bitter. I enjoyed your list!

Darlene said...

So glad things are working out for your family. Great list of thanks!
Have a great week!

Denise said...

Praising God that you are pain free, and that your finances are better. Enjoy your time with your new friends.

Melanie said...

Wonderful blessings and I'm so glad things are settling down after your move.

Happy Thankful Thursday!

~Java Mama~ said...

I am so glad that life is begining to calm down for you all and that it is becoming home for you all!!

I can not wait to come back and read all of your RESPECT posts!! and thanks for anwsering my question on discipline! Very encouraging, it is an area in my life that I need to understand better and gain control of.

JOYfully in Him,


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