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Thursday, April 22, 2010

thankful for another THANKful thursday

I am joining Greg at http://gregsgeneralstore.blogspot.com/ for another Thankful thursday. If you haven't joined him yet, stop in and be part of this great event! Greg is a perfect combination of seriousness and humor. You won't be disappointed, I promise!

"Taste and see that the Lord is good" (Psalm 34:8)


I am thankful for the 2 precious little fellas above. Bryton and Sawyer have brought me immeasurable joy and I praise God for them daily. I love how anytime you ask Bryton a question beginning with the word 'who', his answer is always "God".  Even at age 3 he sees that God is the best answer to everything!

I am thankful for my baby girl, Ashlie and her husband Cody. Because of them, I have those 2 precious fellas above! They are teaching their boys about the Lord and for that I am so thankful. There is nothing more important than raising children up to know Jesus and His love.

I am so thankful for these adorable 3 grandyoungin's belonging to my oldest daughter. Could I be any more blessed? Mikaela (7) and Eli (4) are playing softball and t-ball and I am so grateful that I am able to be part of this experience in their lives. I love to watch them play and I just thank God that they have this opportunity. I am also thankful that I get to chase Mercie (2) around during practice and games. She keeps me young!

I am thankful for my daughter, Megan and her husband, Rod. They are the amazing parents of the 3 blessings above and teaching them daily to know and love Jesus. They are about 8 weeks away from adding another blessing to their family.

Oh, I am thankful for my sweet daughter, Melissa. I am still in awe of the miracle that God performed in her life 4 1/2 months ago. In November 2009, we couldn't even conceive the nightmare that we were about to embark on when she returned home from Africa after a 10 week mission trip. After being diagnosed with severe complicated Malaria and being close to dying, my sweet Lord reached down and touched Melissa with His mighty Hand. He healed her with His awesome power and I will thank Him for that every day of my life. Thank you Jesus, for the miracle of Melissa.

Beth

17 comments:

Jane In The Jungle said...

You and I were on the same wave length today Beth.....our kids!

Praises for Melissa's healing...I remember how scarey that was !

GrammyGoo said...

Praise the Lord! you haave a beautiful family Beth. Delighted in the healing of your precious daughter Melissa. God is so Faithful!
Hugs, Ella

Loren said...

Your grandyoungins are just adorable! What a precious gift the Lord gave us when we became a grandparent!! It is sooooooo much of a blessing ` truly undescribable!! :) Your girls are beautiful and I, too am still praising the Lord for the miracle HE performed on your sweet Melissa!! Just brings you to your knees in awe!!

Love you Beth

Angel Muly said...

What great pictures of all those "grandyoungins". I loved seeing your family. Praising Jesus for the healing of your daughter. You are one blessed lady.
Love, Angel

TRUTH SHARER said...

God indeed has been faithful to us my friend! What a precious family you have. It will take me a few weeks to catch back up with everyone in blogland. Thank you for your prayers.

Choosing JOY, Stephanie
After the Promised Land

Sonja said...

Yes Beth... your cup is full!!!

Heart2Heart said...

Beth,

Rejoicing with you in all of these wonderful blessings that God has bestowed upon you. You are definitely one rich lady!

If you get a chance, stop by and participate in some of my giveaways, most of them end this weekend! I'd love to have you join!

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Sonya Lee Thompson said...

This is a fabulous list! I'm rejoicing with you!!

NanaNor's said...

Greetings in the Lord Beth, I'm so glad you came by my blog so I could meet you-it seems we have much in common in the way of lots of grandkids. They bring me such joy and I can see they bring you so much as well. I'm going to follow you as I think we are kindred sisters.
Hugs, Noreen

Greg C said...

Praise God for all he has done for you. I want to thank you for being first today. It means the world to me. I love the "who" answer. He is right, it is always God.

Sandy said...

You are "ONe Blessed Nana"! Thank you so much for sharing your list and the great pictures!
I am so glad that God healed your precious daughter!

Redeemed By His Love said...

Beth, love your pictures.
Thank you for still visitng me and I am still praying about what direction the Lord wants me with the blogging.
Blessings,
Miriam

INSIDE THE SHRINK said...

The Lord tells us to be thankful in everything. You are surely doing that. God will honor that and bless you even more. Very nice blog. God bless.

BECKY said...

Hi Beth! Thank you so much for stopping by and for your sweet comments. I am really looking forward to getting to know you! Just out of curiosity...is your husband's name David? I grew up with a David Herring and that would be NUTS if it was your hubby!

Your family is beautiful! We are two blessed Nanas for sure!
Hope you have a joyful Sunday! I will definitely be back to visit!
Blessings!
Becky

BECKY said...

Hey Gal, The David I knew moved from Miami to Natchez Mississippi when he was about 12-13 years old.
I knew it was a long shot, but figured it couldn't hurt to ask!!

Blessings to you, Beth!!
Becky

香君 said...

Each to his own. 人各有志,加油! ....................................................

prashant said...

Delighted in the healing of your precious daughter Melissa. God is so Faithful!
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