Thursday, March 08, 2007

Thankful Thursday

I'm letting The Valley of Vision speak for me today:

Lord, I am thankful this day for:

"the soul thou has created,
for adorning it, sanctifying it,
though it is fixed in barren soil;

for the body thou hast given me,

for preserving its strength and vigour,

for providing senses to enjoy delights,

for the ease and freedom of my limbs,

for hands, eyes, ears that do thy bidding;

for thy royal bounty providing my daily support,

for a full table and overflowing cup,

for appetite, taste, sweetness,

for social joys of relatives and friends,

for ability to serve others,

for a heart that feels sorrows and necessities,

for a mind to care for my fellow-men,

for opportunities of spreading happiness around,

for loved ones in the joys of heaven,

for my own expectation of seeing thee clearly.

I love thee above the powers of language to express, for what thou art to thy creatures.
Increase my love, O my God, through time and eternity."

Amen.

To read more "Thankful Thursday" posts, visit Iris at Sting My Heart.

11 comments:

Laurel Wreath said...

I am right there with you sista. Holding you up in prayer today, for more perseverance.

Blessings.

Simply Ei said...

This was very beautiful to read. Uplifted my heart much.

devildogwife said...

That was beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Jennifer said...

Dear Cyndi-

What a beautiful prayer. There is such eloquence in the truth and simplicity of those words.

Thank you for sharing-
Jennifer

Kelly said...

Beautiful--love that book!

Denise said...

This blessed my heart, thanks.

eph2810 said...

Oh.my.goodness. That is so beautiful, Cyndi. Thank you so much for sharing. Reading this will get me through the rest of my workday. Glad I stopped by on my lunch break.

Blessings to your afternoon and always.

Terri @ In His Hands said...

Now that was beautiful and uplifting! Thanks for sharing! :)

Linda said...

I can't think of a better word than beautiful. Thanks for sharing this Cyndi.

janiswrites said...

Just beautiful, Cyndi. Thanks for sharing with us!

Rona's Home Page said...

Very inspirational. It was very uplifting and I definitely needed that today.