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What Are You Grateful for?

It is fitting to celebrate Thanksgiving Day not only with family, friends, and food, but also with taking a few minutes this week to name some of the things in our life that we are grateful for. This video might help. It is composed of stunning visuals, haunting music, and just a few printed words. It can be our prayer as we thank God for things such as color, the diversity of all the animals, architecture, art, laughter, and (most of all) love.



The video is called “Gratitude for God’s Creation”:


Name a few things or people you give thanks to God for… I invite you to share them in the comments below…

I wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

I thank God for each one of you!

And I thank you for following my blog!


3 Responses

  1. And I’m grateful for musicians like this and writers (like you, Melannie!) who express in music and words the depth and richness and meaning in life.

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