Tag: thank you

the gifts of Thanksgiving

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice.  ~Meister Eckhart Autumn is my favorite season, not only for colorful leaves and cooler weather but also because she brings with her Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday.  While most… Continue Reading “the gifts of Thanksgiving”

86,400 seconds: have you used one to say “thank you?”

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today.  Have you used one to say “thank you?”  ~William A. Ward When I first read this quote, I quickly thought, “Ugh, that one sounds like it comes from the front of a greeting card.”  I… Continue Reading “86,400 seconds: have you used one to say “thank you?””

prayers learned in the garden (aka gratitude for anne lamott)

I wrote this meditation awhile back and as a part of my meditation time on Thanksgiving this morning, it revisited me.   Help me, help me, help me. Thank you, thank you, thank you. ~Two prayers by Anne Lamott One morning, I headed out… Continue Reading “prayers learned in the garden (aka gratitude for anne lamott)”

a prayer of Thanksgiving

Prayer of Thanksgiving O God, we thank you for this earth, our home; For the wide sky and the blessed sun, For the salt sea and the running water, For the everlasting hills And the never-resting winds, For trees and the common grass underfoot.… Continue Reading “a prayer of Thanksgiving”