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Thursday, March 12, 2009

THANKful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at Truth 4 the Journey
I love Thankful Thursday and as always I thank Sonya in her diligence to help us remember to be thankful!

1. I am so thankful for my husband. Not only is he a willing servant of God, he is such a great Pastor. He is always there for people. No matter the time of day or time of the week, he is ready and willing to minister to anyone in need. Even though he is going to do his 8th funeral in 2 months time, he doesn’t let it get him down. He functions on strength that only comes from God.

“And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” (2 Cor. 12:9)

2. I am thankful for my daughter Megan. She is such a wonderful, Godly wife to Rod and is raising her 3 children in the ways of our Lord. (Even though they are in Indiana right now working, I am thankful for cell phones so we can talk and text during the day!) Thank you Lord for my sweet Megan.

3. I am thankful for my daughter Melissa. She has been such a blessing to me. She has a heart for missions. She is going to spend her spring break in Bolivia doing mission work. She is also going to Africa this fall for several months to work at a medical mission. After Med school, she plans to be a doctor and return to Africa to help those in need. Thank you Lord for my sweet Melissa.

4. I am thankful for my baby girl Ashlie. She has been such a good Christian wife and mother. She is growing in the Lord and it blesses my heart when I see her little boy “read” his bible on his own. He is learning by example. Little fella #2 will be here in less than 3 weeks!! Thank you Lord for my precious Ashlie.

5. I am thankful for grandbabies. Oh, my they are just the joy of my heart! How can anything get any better than that? Children are fabulous, but grandchildren are like the BEST! They are the blessing of all blessings. Thank you Lord for your protection upon them. Thank you Lord, for my grandbabies.

Beth

13 comments:

Cricket said...

I am Thankful for you! I am Thankful for your compassion and love towards others, you have made a point to carry not only your own burdens but your fellow brother and sister's in Christ burdens. Thank you
Tessa :)

Brandy said...

Thank you so much for your sweet comment. I am glad I am not alone in this struggle. I love your blog. I read it almost daily and it uplifts me and reminds me of our real purpose here.
Keep us updated on your newest grandbaby. How exciting. My mom feels the same way you do about grandbabies. She has #10 on the way this summer, thanks to my sister with her #4. I am done with 2. That is what God has chosen to bless me with and I am forever grateful. It melts my heart when I see my precious daughter teaching other children to pray and telling adults about stories in the Bible. She probably knows more about the Bible than I do. :) I love it!

Blessings,
Brandy

Yolanda said...

I'm thankful that God brought you into my life.

Lovingly,
Yolanda

Lisa said...

God is so good to us! Thank You for sharing!
-Lisa

Beth in NC said...

That is a wonderful thankful list. You are blessed with a wonderful family!

Denise said...

Such a beautiful family! It is wonderful to see how God's hand and heart reaches through each of you - pastor, doctor-to-be/missionary, loving mothers and sweet grandbabies! Treasures untold!

Blessings,
Denise

angelonwheels said...

I too am thankful for your willingness to share your on this blog even though I don't get by here everyday.

Michele Williams said...

Such a sweet tribute to your family... Thank you for sharing.

Jean Stockdale said...

Thank you for sharing your thankful list. Great post.n Blessings. May the Lord bless you richly.

Sarah said...

You have so many things to be thankful for...thank you for sharing them. Your family is beautiful and you have honored them so well in this post.

Jenny said...

Thank you for coming by my blog and leaving such sweet comments. I love your list, so many blessings to be thankful for.

sailorcross said...

Thankful for your family--how wonderful!! And how wonderful to see how the LORD is growing and using each and every one of them!!

Sorry I'm late in stopping by--an illness put me under for about a week!!

Beth

A Stone Gatherer said...

What wonderful gifts!