Thursday, May 6, 2010

Thanksgiving Thursday

When I first open my eyes upon the morning meadows and look out
upon the beautiful world, I thank God I am alive."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who says it has to be November to truly evaluate what we are thankful for? Sadly, I think so many of us (including myself) get so caught up in our daily hectic lives, that we don't take the time to stop and conscientiously give thanks to the many, many blessings we have been given. My father told us every day to say thank you to God for our gifts of health, family, shelter, and love. I do pray every night, but there are quite a few hours in each day that I get a bit lost in the craziness of accomplishing my daily tasks. I think it is so important for all of us to stop throughout our busy "routines" and "schedules" and simply show our gratitude for all that should be cherished in our lives.
Here are just a few of my many blessing:


  1. That is so true. I really needed to be reminded of my many blessings in my life today. you are one of them. Thank you!

  2. Thank you Mehrnoush! My family is my greatest blessing, along with health.

  3. Wonderful post!! Great reminder!! Sad we need to be reminded, but WE DO! What a peaceful and thankful and enjoyable blog every day. Keep on keepin' on! That photo of Little Chick in the flowery dress is adorable!!!!

  4. Your little one is ADORABLE! I love your blog - very sweet. I am your newest follower from MBC! Please visit/follow me if you'd like at

  5. hi from MBC! you have a beautiful family!

  6. I try to do this everyday, but sadly there ARE those days where I get caught up in everything that's going on & "forget" to be thankful.

    I like this "thankful thursday" thing!

  7. We should give thanks for all of our blessings every day! Thank you for this post.



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