Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

Today I want to pause and give thanks. And prayer.

I give thanks for my family, my sons & daughters, my daughter-in-law and sons-in-law, my grandson (who is really fun to be with), brothers, sisters, mother and mother-in-law and my extended family (father-in-law and grandmother-in-law). And I pray for them, along with the two granddaughters who will be here son and another grandchild next year.

I give thanks for our military. And I pray for them, especially the ones who have to be away today.

I give thanks for our country, that we live in a country where we choose for our leaders and we have a chance to choose again in 2, 4 or 6 years. I pray for them. I pray that they will lead, not as I want, not as others want, but as God wants and as our country needs.

I am thankful for my job. That I have the opportunity to do something I enjoy and be paid well for it. And I pray for the upcoming changes to my job, that I can achieve the goals I have set and live up to the expectations of those around me.

Happy Thanksgiving.


Kayte said...

I'm thankful for you too. Thanks for being a great stepdad. I know I don't say it often, but I'm really glad that God brought you and mama together. We truly are blessed.
Love you!

Kris said...

happy thanksgiving to you too. i have also counted my blessings today. you did a good job with your list.


Kayte said...

Yes, I remember that cold Thanksgiving as well. How long did it take to cook that turkey? Oh wait...I mean, light the fryer?

Nena said...

I love you and am VERY THANKFUL for you, also. We have a wonderful family and we continue to be blessed with our "GROWING" family. Just think GRANDPA, next summer our Little Anthony will have 4 new playmates. We will soon welcome our 2 new granddaughters (2 different mommies) and then get to do this all over again with 2 more new grandchildren (the other 2 mommies). We do have so much to be thankful for.

Thank you for helping make our family so wonderful.


Brooke said...

We all truly have so much to be grateful for.

Happy belated Thanksgiving, Randy!