~I'm thankful for all the wonderful friends I've made through blogging. It still sort of blows my mind how this medium could have brought such wonderful women into my life who encourage me.
~I'm thankful for my son's quirky humor which got me laughing the belly laugh for a good long time last night at something he did.
~I'm thankful for the new youth leaders at our church. They are bringing a freshness into the group that is wonderful to see after a hard year. I pray God bless them and leads, directs and annoints them to be able to touch our youth with a fire and passion for the things of God.
~I'm thankful for my pastor's wife. She's a wonderful, strong woman of God who really extends grace to people. She's a wonderful role model.
~I'm very thankful for the beautiful fall days we've been having. The kids and I have been able to go outside and play everyday for hours. It's just beautiful. My favorite time of year.
~Which makes me very grateful and thankful that I have eyes to see the beautiful colors, skin to feel the warmth of the sun, a nose to smell all the wonderful mustiness of fallen leaves, ears to hear the crunch as I walk through them and also the ability to walk to be able to make them crunch.
~I'm thankful I still get to make huge leaf pile for little kids to jump in and throw around and giggle as the leaves fall all around them. If I didn't have a dayhome this little blessing probably would not occur too often around our house anymore.
~Although older daughter does love fallen leaves and raking them. So I do see it once in awhile. And I'm thankful she's got my love of fall.
~I'm especially thankful that God cares for me and is our provider. I'm so grateful that He tells me to "cast all my care upon Him for He cares for me" (Phillipians 4). How grateful I am that He wants to take my cares and burdens and lay them before Him, that I don't have to carry them on my own shoulders.
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