One year ago today (Nov. 20, 2012) I had an unplanned open heart surgery. As each month passes from that date, I become more and more thankful for the grace of my wonderful God. Not only did He get me into the hospital for the surgery when I didn't know I needed it, but He also had the financing of it all taken care of too. We thought we were in between insurance plans, thinking the new plan would start in 10 days. Seriously, Lord? Couldn't You have kept me healthy for 10 more days? How will we come up with over 100 grand? But then we found out that we were covered after all. Why do I ever doubt Him? He is always in control and always ready to show me His power, His grace, His love, His care.
I love this verse from the Psalms. Sometimes my gratitude to the Lord is so great, I have to go to the Psalms to help me express it. So many of these verses I learned when I was a small child and they well up within me when I think of how blessed I am. I think this is one reason I work in Awanas - to help the children learn the verses when they are small so they will know them forever.
Sorry to be so gabby. This has been such a week of reflection and gratitude for me. Just had to let some of it out!
Most of my Thanksgiving Cards have been sent out or ready to be mailed. This is the last one. Good feeling to know they will be received on time, even early.
I won't be near a computer on Thanksgiving Day so let me take this post to wish each of you, my dear followers, a wonderful Thanksgiving Day.
The sketch I used is at My Craft Spot
Image, scripture, and BG paper is Doodle Pantry. The image is pre-colored. I just added some more color in spots for dimension.
Buttons are die cut from Kraft with Memory Box dies.
Veggies are popped up with dimensional tape.
Ribbon and bow are seem binding.
Just a reminder - there are still a few days to purchase the Doodle Pantry digital sets created as a fundraiser for OWH . Here is some more information on that.
Thanks for looking and for taking the time to comment.
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