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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Thankful Thursday

Things for which I give thanks today include:

That although my right thumb is almost unusable and sore, I am getting most things done that need doing.

That my mother (who is here with me since Sunday for a visit) has found an item which she had misplaced months ago. Praise the Lord! This had caused so much trouble.

Persons who sacrificed to insure that everyone has access to various civil liberties and opportunities.
I am grateful for those who sacrificed during The Civil Rights movement and the following women’s rights movement to bring our society to be sensitive to the needs of people who are different from ourselves
I am thankful also that the United States of America has reached the point of two historic firsts in national politics -- a woman and a African-American male are serious contenders for the nomination to the office of president of the United States. Of course, of first importance in deciding to vote, are the necessary qualifications of each candidate for carrying out the duties of President of the United States.

"It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord,
and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:
To shew forth thy lovingkindnes in the morning,
and thy faithfulness every night."
Ps. 92:1-2.

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Love Bears All Things said...

A very good list of thankfuls!
Mama Bear

Denise said...

Such a great thankful list. I will be praying for your thumb.

Mary said...


This is a beautiful Thankful Thursday list. Isn't it wonderful that we have so much to be thankful for?

I appreciate your visit and comment on my post. Michelle came home from hospital today and is resting at home with oldest son and Dad.


Kelley at Aroma of Joy said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. Isn't it wonderful to be able to share our thankfulness and praise in this way? Your verse is perfect!


Kelley at Aroma of Joy said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. Isn't it wonderful to be able to share our thankfulness and praise in this way? Your verse is perfect!


Lisa Sharp said...

What a nice list, and thank you for the warm welcome!

IRENE said...

First of all, I love this verse. As I was reaidng it , I recalled it in Greek.It is said toward the end of the Vespers. Thank you for reminding me.
Then, let me thank you for stopping by, and your meaningful post.
So sorry about your finger. I pray that you will soon feel much better.
Great Thankful list. I am thankful with you. Have a lovely week end.

eph2810 said...

I am so sorry about your thumb. I hope it will heal soon. Glad though that you have your Mom around to help you out.

Thank you so much for sharing your grateful heart with us this week.

Blessings to you and yours...

Alice said...

Your list reminded me to be thankful for our political candidates. It is too easy to be critical of them instead of seeing how they are paving the way for future generations.

marypoppins said...

You are very dear, I Friday to place images of old and new kits and old lace, if someone's looking for me scive @.
I like to create, but above all to renew old lace and antique fabrics!
Thanks and a dear embrace

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

I hope your thumb is better! I have chronic problems with my thumb too. It sometimes hurts from typing, we don't realize how much we use our thumbs until they hurt! Have you tried a Thumb Stabilizer? I use one when mine hurts. You can get them at Walgreen's, about $15.


Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Just stopping by to check on you. I hope you are feeling okay!