Thankful for a Grateful Heart

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Ten thousand million billion moments
With which my life is filled.
Each one shorter than a second,
Less; even shorter still.
Each one begins, and each one ends,
But is not taken away.
And each one has no meaning, then,
At the end of the average day.
Meaningless moments, but for Christ,
Who redeemed them all for me,
Tied them all together,
Made them all to be.
A whole life – a life that begins and ends,
But is not taken away.
As if that were not enough,
He also gave me words to say
A prayer of thanks for a grateful heart,
The gift of which is precious.
A heart to embrace the building joy
Of gratitude for Him, so gracious.
So, I give heartfelt thanks
For the moments,
For the life,
For redemption,
For Christ,
For the gift of a grateful heart,
And for more,
Much more,
I thank You;
Thank You, Lord!


Happy Giving of the Thanks today!

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. theywhoseek
    Nov 28, 2013 @ 12:32:43

    This is beautiful! ~ Praying you have a wonderfully blessed Thanksgiving ~

  2. ronald long
    Nov 29, 2013 @ 11:08:18

      “In regards to a Christian’s commitment to God, they are either ALL IN or unstable IN ALL.”…………ron long

       Great Thanksgiving poem Len. Leave it the sultan of words to take it to the next step. Tried to post on your page but there seems to be some problem with it, you may want to check that out…………ron                

     

    • Gloryteller
      Nov 30, 2013 @ 12:02:52

      sultan of words – nice.
      That shows more of your great character than mine!
      Thank you!
      Sadly, you can’t post on my website, you can only comment here, and you do that very well.

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