Sometimes it's so hard to be thankful. This week my heart is heavy. I would really just as soon crawl back in bed and cry some more than think of all the ways I'm blessed. It's been a rough week with the Teen. Right now he is spending a few days with my parents. I'm sad that he's there instead of home, I'm sad that this "timeout" was necessary, I miss him, and I'm scared about how things will be when he gets home.
But I can be thankful that God knows my fears. He hears my prayers. He knows how this will end and he cares for me. Thank you Lord that you loved sinners such as me enough to send Your Son to live a sinless life, die an atoning death, and rise again on the third day. Thank you for loving me even when I fall. Thank you for Your word, the Bible. Thank you for wonderful friends and family.
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