Be Thankful

Though we are thankful all the days of the year, Thanksgiving is when most families get together, lots of food is prepared and many thanks are given. 

What I am most thankful for is Jesus Christ. I am also thankful that I was raised in a Christian home. In a world like today, I can have the peace and understanding that I do not think I would have without knowing who is in control. Next, I am thankful for answered prayers. My daughter and my husband both are just that. They both have given me a personal testimony. 

“Be Thankful”
Me and my sister attended a girls night out at our church. We listened to a couple ladies speak about their personal experiences with faith and thankfulness. There was lots of food. 
Let me just say, “when you get a forty Baptist women together, there is going to be a lot of food”. 
We had homemade soups, salads, and all the snacks you need as each lady brought at dish. I brought a tray of mini doughnuts since my choice to go was last minute due to my schedule. 

After we ate we did a pallet painting. We had a model to copy. I went with the instructed painting while some of the others changed theirs up a bit with different colors and styles.


Now I have another piece of Fall decor and it sits on my mantel. Every time I look at it, I can think about the fun and fellowship I had with 38 friends and 1 sister in which I am very thankful for. She is the only Sister I have.

6 comments

  1. You are an inspiration to all! I too am so thankful to know our Lord and Savior! Sounds like y'all had a great time and that is a pretty cute design made from a pallet! I know the food was good too!
    Great post.
    Dolly

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  2. I am very grateful to have my foundation in Christ. I'm by no means the best Christian, but I am a dependent one.

    Beautiful pallet. I love to paint and craft, I'm just not very good at it.

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  3. Loved the visit today. I get a kick out of just thinking about 'special ladies' and mothers. But having a wife who had two sisters and seeing their close knit love, I just cannot forget the fun they had together, my girl has missed the females in her family life. We enjoy reading of your devotion and life.

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  4. Had to smile when you mentioned food, know exactly what you mean. I'm a Baptist too. :)
    I'm also thankful for some prayers that have NOT be answered how I wanted them to be!!
    Like that pallet you made.

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  5. Aren't those meetings just the greatest? I have not been to a women's church meeting in a lot of years. I always came home blessed because of the things I heard there-the personal testimonies usually blow me away. xo Diana. ps- Love the sign!

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  6. Cute Fall decor Lisa! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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