Thursday, November 22, 2018

A Thanksgiving Day Prayer


A Thanksgiving Day Prayer

Lord, so often times, as any other day
When we sit down to our meal and pray

We hurry along and make fast the blessing
Thanks, amen. Now please pass the dressing

We're slaves to the olfactory overload
We must rush our prayer before the food gets cold

But Lord, I'd like to take a few minutes more
To really give thanks to what I'm thankful for

For my family, my health, a nice soft bed
My friends, my freedom, a roof over my head

I'm thankful right now to be surrounded by those
Whose lives touch me more than they'll ever possibly know

Thankful Lord, that You've blessed me beyond measure
Thankful that in my heart lives life's greatest treasure

That You, dear Jesus, reside in that place
And I'm ever so grateful for Your unending grace

So please, heavenly Father, bless this food You've provided
And bless each and every person today.

Amen!
—Scott Wesemann

I wish you and all your family a very Happy Thanksgiving. 

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3 comments:

  1. What a lovely thoughtful prayer. We have so much to be thankful for, including your back surgery, this year. As the sign said "Somebody else would be happy to have what you have"
    Thinking of those in California who lost everything to fire.
    Myrna

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  2. Very nice prayer Marty. Hope your day was filled with good food and lots of fun.
    Hugs,
    Kris

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