Grateful

thankful

There is MUCH for us to be continually thankful for, and it is always good to pause, reflect and express gratitude to our Lord. I spent some time thinking of the things to thank the Lord for this Thanksgiving (as it seemed fitting to do so on this holiday), and at first it began with the general: salvation, husband, baby, family, church,  food, shelter… but then my heart was drawn deeper, as His Spirit reminded me of the prayers lifted up that He’d answered, His abundant provision, unconditional love, never-ending pursuit of my heart… on and on…. EVEN for the trials experienced, and knowing our sweet Savior heard each and every cry of my heart expressed to Him in secret… As my mind attempted to process and comprehend the expression of gratitude overflowing from my heart, there is one thing that is certain: there is nothing & no one GREATER than Christ for us to be thankful for.

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. James 1:17

TOMORROW NIGHT we’ll discuss our last lesson from the book of Esther 7pm at the church. Feels like we just started yesterday, doesn’t it?

Mark your calendars:

  • Sunday, December 8 at 4pm: Calvary Christmas Celebration BBQ & Fellowship. If you are able, please bring desserts & sweets to share with our Calvary family after dinner!
  • Tuesday, December 10 at 7pm: Women’s Chocolate Fondue & Movie Night featuring ‘One Night with the King’ at the church.  Please bring fondue dipping yummies to share as we fellowship with one another.
  •  Stay tuned for the Secret Sister REVEAL – January 2014!!
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