Monday, November 24, 2008

~ Thankfulness~


We are so busy that we don't take the time to reflect on the good things. Life is tough but there is a lot to be thankful for. Remember those things. Reflect on those things. Here are just a few!

Jesus who died for our sins.
A beautiful song
A comfortable chair
A cool breeze
A Diet Coke
A drink of cool water
A full moon
A gentle rain
A glass of cold milk
A good book to read
A good coat
A good pillow
A scenic drive
Air conditioning
Banana splits
Beaches in the morning
Birds singing
Blue jeans
Brothers
Butterflies
Butterfly kisses
Ceiling fans
Children laughing
Christmas morning
Clothes that fit well
Comfortable shoes
Compliments
Computers that work
Cooing Babies
Cream Brule
Dark Chocolate
Dishwashers
Fairness
Crackling fire in a fireplace
Flowers
Freedom of religion
Freedom of speech
Fresh ideas
Friendly dogs
Good conversation
Good eyesight
Good friends
Good health
Good movies
Good teachers
Good tires
Grace
Hair spray
High-speed Internet access
Holding hands
Homemade ice cream
Honest people
Hugs
Ice cubes
Indoor plumbing
Laughter
Live Christmas trees
Parking spaces near the front
Peanut butter
Plenty of closet space
Polite drivers
Porch swings
Puppies
Quiet mornings
Rainbows
Remote Controls
Roasted peanuts
Shade trees
Sisters
Smiles
Snow covered mountains
Snowflakes
Soft toilet paper
Sunrises
Sunsets
Thanksgiving dinner
The color of autumn leaves
The ocean
The smell of a Sunday roast cooking
The smell of homemade bread
The words "I love you"
Tire swings
True friends
Uninterrupted dinners
Warm kisses
Warm showers
Whipped cream
White puffy clouds
Wrinkle-free clothes

Have you thought about all the things you have to be thankful for?

My uncle passed away last night. Mom and I will be making a quick trip to San Antonio, TX, leaving Saturday morning and returning some time on Monday. Please pray for safe travels.

Blessings!
Cheryl

7 comments:

Laurie Ann said...

All great things to be thankful for - especially that first one! I'm so sorry for your loss, Cheryl. Praying for safe travels and comfort from God for your family.

Melanie said...

Hi, Cheryl. So sorry to hear of the loss of your uncle. Prayers being sent up for safe travels for you and your mom and for comfort and peace for you and all your family during this time.

I LOVE your great list of thankfulness. There really is so very much for which to be thankful!

Debra said...

Cheryl,

I'm so sorry for your loss. I hope your trip was safe.

You amaze me..even with not feeling well and in the midst of pain, you put up the most amazing thankful list.

I pray the Lord's peace over you, sweet sis.

Denise said...

Bless your thankful heart sweetie. I am sorry for the loss of your uncle, praying for you.

Darlene said...

This is a great list of things to be thankful for. I think it is wonderful to remember the small things that we take forgranted!

Sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for safe travels and comfort for your family!

Alexis said...

Sorry to hear about your Uncle...

I loved your list. I think I could almost copy yours. Creme Brulee, definitely :)

Tracy said...

I'm so sorry about your Uncle. Definitely praying for safe travels for you and your Mom, and also for comfort for the family.

What a beautiful list of "thankful- fors" Your grateful heart is always a blessing to mine.

Blessings sweet friend.
Tracy