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Thursday, November 26, 2009

With Heartfelt Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving!

I have so much to be thankful for and so many blessings that I am overwhelmed and humbled by them.  I am thankful for so many things, too numerous to list but I'm gonna list a few of them anyway!

I am thankful for:
My faith- Without my love of Jesus, I don't know where I'd be
My husband - who loves me through and through
My Second Lieutenant and the Lovely Jenna - they bring such pride and joy into my life
My health - for a tough old bird of 52, I have just a few aches and pains that are expected.
My hearth - It's not a palace and it's a work in progress but I love it!
My job - I love it and am thankful everyday that I have a means to feed my needlework addiction!
My critters - They teach me unconditional love every day.

My friends - Wow, I am thankful for you, dear blogging friends!
My hobby - A 30 year addiction.

And much more.

I am not as eloquent as other bloggers but when I look at what God has given me, I am amazed, grateful and thankful.  He promised to meet my needs but He's certainly met my wants too!

Have a wonderful day with your family and friends.  The DH and I are trekking to Rochester to have dinner with Jenna's family.

Enjoy your day!


Julie said...

I'm thankful for bloggers that speak from the heart and that is just what you do.
Thank you for sharing what you're thankful for.
You've got more for me to look at so gotta go but thank you and God Bless!!!

Von said...

Love your heartfelt post of gratitude, Joanie!! God has truly blessed us.

Julie said...

Joanie,today was I awarded a cool award and I am passing it long to you. Go to my blog and pick it up when you have the time.
I wanted to tell you just how much I love reading your posts. You make me smile everytime I stop by. Thank you!!!

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Casa Pearl said...

Hope you guys enjoyed your dinner with Jenna's family. And that's a great list you've compiled. It would be a much kinder world if we all remembered the many things we are thankful for everyday instead of just on Thanksgiving!

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Michelle said...

Hi Joanie! I hope you had a good Thanksgiving (eventhough it was a few weeks ago!) What a wonderful list - thanks for sharing!

Thank you for visiting my blog - I would love to send you my little free Christmas design - can I please have your email address? You can also send me an email:

Have a great day!


Danielle said...

Hi, I could not find your e-mail address anywhere to send you a separate e-mail, but I was curious where you got the LHN pattern that you stitched the ornament for Kathy on the LHN Exchange blog. Thanks, Danielle