Monday, November 25, 2013

Give Thanks

Give thanks!

Give thanks for what you have.
            Give thanks for what you don’t have.

Give thanks for who you are.
            Give thanks for who you will be.

Give thanks for what God has given.
            Give thanks for what He has withheld.

Give thanks for His mighty deeds.
            Give thanks for His tender care.

Give thanks for His intimate nearness.
            Give thanks for His incomprehensible vastness.

Give thanks for His multifaceted character.
            Give thanks for His unchanging nature.

Give thanks,
            because He is God.

2 comments:

Ruth said...

I like how you said to give thanks for what God has withheld. I can see that it is just important to give thanks for that as it is to give thanks for what God has given you.

Chawna Schroeder said...

I'm glad that thought struck a chord with you. It was an unexpected thought for me too as I was writing this piece.