A church hymn expresses the following reminder:
“When upon life’s billows you are tempest-tossed,Johnson Oatman, Jr. , 1897
When you are discouraged, thinking all is lost,
Count your many blessings; name them one by one,
And it will surprise you what the Lord has done”
The annual Thanksgiving holiday serves as a reminder for us to reflect of all that we are thankful for and the many blessings in our life. As I sit writing this post now, I am watching some of my favorite people on earth sleep (my sisters and their partners are visiting us for the holiday so the kids are all sleeping in our room while our guests use theirs). I am grateful for the many things my children have taught me and the patience my husband gives me.
In celebration of Thanksgiving, here are some things I’m thankful for: