Thanksgiving // 2016 Blessings

"Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”  ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 KJV

// I'm thankful for the snow of winter and the ability to enjoy it with my family. 

// I'm thankful for the warmth and sunshine of spring. 

// I'm thankful for tiny flowers growing by the woodshed and dirty hands from planting potatoes. 

// I'm thankful for a new room and beautiful bookshelves. 

// I'm thankful for time spent at this place – camping and enjoying good times with friends and family. 

// I'm thankful for dogs who's ridiculous positions make my day. 

// I'm thankful for summer days spent swimming and soaking up the sunshine. 

// I'm thankful for the beauty of a thunderstorm.  

// I'm thankful for my family and the place we call home. 

// I'm thankful for the opportunity of an internship at the art center this summer. 

// I'm thankful for the free-time this summer that allowed me to do (and win) Camp NaNoWriMo for the first time. 

// I'm thankful God can take broken things and make them beautiful. 

// I'm thankful for the beauty of God's creation.

// I'm thankful for fall and all it brings. 

// I'm thankful for the ability to read, books, and the stories found inside their pages. 

// I'm thankful for writing and the happiness it brings me. 

// I'm thankful for freedom and this country we live in. We have our faults and plenty of them, but we're still free. 

// I'm thankful for the history that surrounds my home.  

// I'm thankful for laughter and humor, smiles and joy.  

// I'm thankful for tree harvest, and all that November entails for my family. 

What about you, dearest reader? What are you thankful for? 


  1. Nice, Faith! :D Beautiful things to be thankful for.

  2. These are all wonderful things to be thankful for, Faith!! :D
    By the way, I loved seeing your room! I've always wondered what it looked like. ;)

    1. They are, aren't they?! :D <3
      Aww, thank you! Really? Haha, well there it is. ;) Only it isn't so neat and tidy right now...and my desk now resides against the wall between where I was standing when I took that picture and my chair. ;)

  3. I am thankful for the friends I have who show me true, beautiful, growth in Christ.

    I LOVE YOUR ROOM! When you say NEW room, do you mean you moved or you remodeled?

    1. That's a beautiful blessing that we should always be thankful for. <3

      Thanks, Amy! :) By new room, I mean remodeled. That happened this past spring. ;)


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