Wednesday, November 21, 2012

A Thankful Heart




"God has two dwellings;
one in heaven,
and the other in a meek and thankful heart."
~ Izaak Walton





And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, 
to which indeed you were called in one body;
and be thankful.
Colossians 3:15






Two thousand twelve
 has been a tough year for my family and I,
physically, mentally, and financially.

You never know when you read one's blog,
just what lies behind the pretty pictures and words on the screen.

As a blogger, it's not that you are "hiding" things,
but that you want to focus on the good, positive things when you blog.

Many things we've endured,
we just don't understand,
but Kevin, the children, and I know that God's grace and mercy is sufficient.

...and that He does,
 and will always carry us through the dark days!

Oh, how we have learned to truly rely on Him!

But,
 even in those difficult days,
there are still many, many sweet blessings!

So Thankful....

...So Blessed!

Wishing you and your families 
a very Happy Thanksgiving!

~ much love, Rhonda


11 comments:

  1. Your quotes and message touched my heart. May God bless you and your family this holiday season and throughout the coming year.

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  2. Hi Rhonda! What a sweet post! You are right, one never really knows what goes on behind a blog! So glad that you and your family are rising above the circumstances of things beyond your control and giving them to God! He's our only hope and peace! May you and your family enjoy this Thanksgiving! Blessings from Bama!

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  3. Happy and blessed Thanksgiving to you and yours, Rhonda! xo

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  4. Blessed by your blog today. Thankful for His peace.
    Happy Thanksgiving to you...

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  5. Hi Rhonda! I'm very touched by your sweet post today. You're so right, no matter what, God is there taking care of us. Thank you for sharing your heart today and I wish you and your family a blessed Thanksgiving.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  6. Yes, I too try to be positive on my blog but it's been rough lately and sometimes I worry that I have revealed too much about myself and our situation. I am truly blessed in the things that matter most though and very humbled. I have a loving family, three beautiful granddaughters, and amazing blogging friends like you who have helped me weather the storm that this last year has been. I pray that your situations turn around soon and that everyone starts to feel better physically. I keep you in my prayers always and wish nothing but the best for your and your family. I just want you to know that any time I see something monogrammed I think of you :) You make me smile and I'm truly thankful for your friendship. Thank you.
    Me

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  7. Happy Thanksgiving, I always enjoy your beautiful blog :)

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  8. Rhonda...I so enjoy your blog and commend you for your strength and faith. My prayers and wishes to you and your family for a better year of hope and resolve for the challenges you have faced. May you have a blessed Thanksgiving.

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  9. Thanks for sharing such a sweet messag. Happy holidays.

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  10. Stopping by to wish you Happy Holidays!
    Pat

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