Thankful Thirty – Grateful to God for You

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10 reasons why I am so grateful for you, my readers. You bless me. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ~Elbert Hubbard

I am so grateful for you.

Yes, you.

The person on the other side of the screen, who visits and reads my inadequate words of faith, hope, and love.

10 Reasons I’m Thankful for You

  1. You bless me every time to visit.
  2. You encourage me as I do something I love.
  3. You share your thoughts and give me a glimpse into your world, wherever that may be.
  4. You bless me as you share your faith with me.
  5. You overwhelm me with your kindness.
  6. You make me smile. Sometimes you even make me laugh.
  7. You help me grow by sharing your thoughts and opinions.
  8. You give me joy with every tweet, share, like, and pin. 
  9. You pray with me and tell me you pray for me. 
  10. You offer me daily faith-filled community.

Thank you! 

The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense. Proverbs 27:9

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” ~Denis Waitley

As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend. Proverbs 27:17

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~Marcel Proust

Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7

“You cannot be grateful and bitter.
You cannot be grateful and unhappy.
You cannot be grateful and without hope.
You cannot be grateful and unloving.
So just be grateful.”
~Author Unknown

Father, Thank you so much for the faithful friends who visit me here each week. I feel humbled and blessed by their kind encouragement. I ask that You would bless them. Give them good health. Strengthen their families and increase their faith. Give them courage when days are hard and friends to celebrate with them when they are full of joy. Meet their every need and bless them with the peace of Your presence. Thank you for bringing us together through Your love. You made us for relationship, and I praise You for blessing me with mine. Help us Father to keep our hearts and minds on You. Help us to to love each other with the love You give. In Jesus name, Amen.

Now it’s time for…

Faith ‘n Friends Blog Hop

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We’re so glad you’re here!

This is a place to share faith, make friends, and have fun.

Hosts

Faith ‘n Friends
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Deb Wolf
Blog / Facebook / Twitter / Pinterest

Tai East 
Blog / Facebook / Twitter / Pinterest

Feature Post

by Crystal Hall

@ The Good News

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Thank you Crystal for joining FnF Blog Hop!

The Rules

1.) Follow your hosts via their blog and/or social media channels.
This is not mandatory, but appreciated!

2.) Leave 1-2 of your most recent faith/life posts.
We reserve the right to delete posts that are deemed inappropriate.

3.) Visit 1-2 other links and leave a meaningful comment!
We want to encourage friendship, so please don’t link and run!
You were awesome visiting each other last week. Thank you! 

4.) All links are randomly sorted – so link as early or as late as you’d like.
The playing field is even!

 Each host will choose one link to feature and promote via their social media channels next week.

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Grab a button or link back to Faith ’n Friends.
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if you are chosen as next week’s feature. 

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About Deb

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4 thoughts on “Thankful Thirty – Grateful to God for You

  1. 🙂 I love this little offering of gratefulness, Deb. You have a contagious joy that shines out through your words. And that poem about gratefulness… that is going right into my journal. Thank you for sharing that. It is amazing how we share things but never know just what will touch a heart but God does, and since you are willing to let Him lead you in this place, He is opening doors of blessing in ways you will never be able to fully realize.

    Blessings
    Dawn

  2. I feel the same way about my readers! They have been so kind and encouraging to me.

    Always enjoy your posts Deb! God bless

  3. Deb, what an honor to be featured!! I’m so happy it resonated with you 🙂 …I’m also so thankful for this community you have here at Faith ‘n Friends. What a joy it’s been to be a part of it and feel so welcome. Thank you & God Bless.

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