I am Thankful

I’ve only a few minutes left of Thanksgiving to get this in, but how could I leave out an obligatory holiday post? And believe it or not, I won’t rant about this one.

Simply put, I am thankful. And I’m not just thankful because of what I have; I’m thankful because of who has given them to me. Who am I that God has chosen to give me all these good things? Who am I to deserve any of it?

It is by His grace that I have received these which I do not deserve. That is why I’m thankful. Lord, thank you…

For a loving a family, scattered about as they may be. From my wonderful wife Alicia, Mom and her fiancee, my sister, Dad and my step-family, my extended family, and my in-laws. I have a great relationship with everyone, and I love all of them.

For a knowledge of Jesus Christ, and His sacrifice that He made for me… And for knowing that my soul rests safely in hands which will guide me to Heaven one sweet day.

For a job that I can enjoy and that provides for my wife and I.

For friends of all sorts, scattered all over the world. Some I may not talk to often, and others I see almost daily. You all are great!
For the Fellowship Hall, the best Christian message board on the Internet.

For bluegrass music, Star Trek, WordPress, phpBB, and dark chocolate.
And yes, even for my blog, which Google seems to think is important…

This was a hurried list ’cause I’d like to have it on Thanksgiving Day without cheating by editing the datestamp, but I hope I haven’t forgotten anything too important. If I have, forgive me!

Thank you, Jesus! You truly are gracious!

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