count down has begun in our home, only 2 more days until
Thanksgiving. This morning we went over the timeline for
the first Thanksgiving, and read President Washington’s, President
Lincoln’s, and President George W. Bush’s 2001 Thanksgiving
Proclamations. The children also wrote what they were
thankful for on the feathers of a turkey, and then colored them, and
now we will cut them out and glue them to a piece of posterboard for
our wall in our dining room.
I wanted to take the time today to put in writing what I am thankful for this Thanksgiving (2005)…..
*my relationship with my husband
*my relationship with Christ
*Christ’s sacrifice for my sins!
*our new van, and the fact that we now have reliable transportation
*that we have food, clothing, and shelter in spite of our tight financial situation this month
*our friends and church family
*our extended family
I am also thankful for plenty of blankets to keep us warm at night, and
for a heater that will work when we need it. I’m thankful for
mild weather so that I don’t have to pay to run the heater
I’m also thankful that I live in the US and that we still have freedom
to worship our Lord the way that we desire, and that we are able to
travel from city to city and state to state without
I am thankful for the military that keep us safe here in the United
States, as well as the President and other leaders that govern our