Here's a little helping of gentle sustenance if you need a bit of a breather from the hubub and festivities and a very overcrowded kitchen ...
In praise of ~ Sarah Bessey
A glorious down-to-earth proof that an outpouring of gratitude for daily joys isn't just for the month of November ...
How An Introvert Does Thanksgiving ~ Sophia Dembling
Oh yeah ... I liked this. Alot ...
But What Do You Want to Be Thanked For? ~ Joshua Becker
Because it's never too early to begin to figure out what you want your legacy to be ...
And my husband thought this was just too funny ...
The winner of a copy of
be sure to check out her inspirational contributions to
I'm grateful for you, dear reader ...
This little online community has proven
to be one of this year's most substantial blessings.
God's strengthened my heart as you cheered me on
through the stressful upheaval and crazed transition
from New York to Massachusetts.
You came along for the ride when I had to leave everyone else behind.
And your continued prayers and steady encouragements
as I grieve the loss of my dad and little Tyler
gently assure that I am not alone in my sorrow.
Please know that I'll always remember that you
hung with me through the ups and downs.
Thanksgiving's sweetest joys to you, to yours ~
'Therefore encourage one another
and build each other up,
just as in fact you are doing ...
Be joyful always; pray continually;
give thanks in all circumstances
for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.'
1 Thessalonians 5:11,16-18