Slightly Obsessed #010 - "A Prayer of Thanksgiving" by Pamela Thorson on 2012-11-21 09:34:47
It is good to give thanks to the LORD
And to sing praises to Your name,
O Most High.
I’ve been thinking lately
about those in the Old Testament who complained
and became the Ungrateful Dead,
while I wallow in my complaints,
I’ve been wondering about me who is so blessed
and just as undeserving
and thankful maybe once a year,
the ungrateful living,
and how it must hurt Your heart.
of all I have been given.
Teach me to live as if “amazing grace”
were not a cliché,
on my face every day
in worship of such a forgiving God.
About Pamela Thorson:
Pamela Thorson is a licensed practical nurse, author, and full-time caregiver. She pioneered in the homeschooling movement from 1982-2006 and authored her first book, Song in the Night, in 2008. She resides in the Northwest with her family.
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