Monday, November 21, 2016

Counting Blessings

"For each new morning with its light,

For rest and shelter of the night,

For health and food, for love and friends,

For everything Thy goodness sends."

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

With Thanksgiving week upon us, we can't help but reflect on the abundant blessings we enjoy. 

I'm grateful for my Heavenly Father, family, and wonderful friends like you. 

Thank you for your friendship and kind support. :)

What are you thankful for? 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Blessings to you,



  1. I'm thankful for hearth and home, health and family. And good friends like you, Karen. Have an awesome Thanksgiving! God bless.

  2. I'm thankful for my faith, family, and friends and all the many blessings and graces I have received. Hope you and your family have a joyful Thanksgiving.

  3. I'm thankful for my family and a good home. Happy Thanksgiving Karen!

  4. So many things to be thankful for! Family--including six precious grandkids--friends, health, home, today's sunshine...blessings galore. Happy Thanksgiving, Karen. Thank YOU for all the tips and thoughts you share with us :-)

  5. I have been truly blessed! I'm thankful for my family and friends--yes, the online ones too! I'm thankful for our health, our home and our jobs. Happy Thanksgiving, Karen!

  6. Happy Thanksgiving!

    I'm thankful for some many things I don't think I could fit them all in this little box.

  7. Susan,
    All wonderful things! I am thankful for you as well, dear friend! :)

    We are surely blessed, aren't we? :) Appreciate your friendship and support!

    Good to see you! Hope you are well. You are indeed blessed. :) Thanks so much!

    I know it - so many things to be grateful for here too! :) You are so sweet, thanks for your kind words and friendship.

    Thanks a bunch! :) We have many rich and wonderful things to enjoy, don't we? Enjoy your time with family!

    Thank you! I know it - we have much to be grateful for, don't we? :) Enjoy the week with your loved ones!

    Happy Thanksgiving,

  8. I'm thankful for Jesus' love, my family, His provision, health, and good friends like you. :)

  9. Happy Thanksgiving, Karen. Thank you for being an important part of my blogging community. Blessings to you and yours.

  10. I'm thankful for our God and his massive capacity to forgive. And I'm thankful for my family and friends, here and across the world in the blogsphere.

  11. Hi Karen - I'm thankful for family and friends, health and positivity ... so blessings to one and all for your Thanksgiving ... and all other celebratory days - cheers Hilary

  12. Hi Karen! I am thankful for faith, family and a sense of purpose. (And a few other things I mentioned on my blog post.) To me, that's having it all.
    Blessings to you and yours this Thanksgiving week and day. May God bless you with his peace and joy,

  13. I'm thankful for Jesus, friends, and family!
    Happy Thansgiving, Karen!

  14. Susan,
    I appreciate good friends like you too! :) You've been such an encouragement to me.

    Thank you for being a part of mine as well! You were among my first followers; I'll always appreciate that. :)

    Yes, forgiveness, where would we be without it? :) So thankful for that as well.

    Blessings to you as well across the pond! :) Enjoy your week!

    Thank you! :) Your blog post was lovely. As was that picture of your family!

    We're so blessed, aren't we? Thanks so much! :)

    Happy Thanksgiving,

  15. JENNIFER BROWN BANKSFriday, November 25, 2016

    Grateful for more than I can mention. And of course, good grub that the holiday brings. LOL
    Have a wonderful holiday weekend. Thanks.

  16. Definitely important to stop and be thankful for all that we have. I am so lucky to have friends and family that I can count on. Spending time with them is simply the best. :) Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving!

  17. Jen,
    Well, yes, there is the food! :D lol Hope your weekend was nice.

    I agree, it is important to stop and count our blessings. :) Glad you had a good weekend!

    Happy writing,


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