"Let's be cheerful"! We have no more right to steal the brightness out of the day for our own family than we have to steal the purse of a stranger. Let us be as careful that our homes are furnished with pleasant & happy thoughts as we are that the rugs are the right color and texture & the furniture comfortable and beautiful"! Laura Ingalls Wilder

Thursday, November 24, 2011

happy thanksgiving

A Child's Song of Praise
for my littles, written years ago

Thank you Lord for the sun and the moon and stars
thank you Lord for balloons and for candy bars
thank you Lord for who you are...

Thank you Lord
Thank you Lord

Thank you Lord for dying to set me free
Thank you Lord for the cross and for Calvary
Thank you Lord for who you are...

Thank you Lord
Thank you Lord

May we all have the faith of a Child, and a spirit of thanks that reflects the Father who is generous!
Blessings to you my beautiful, precious friends!



  1. dear debbie
    happy thanksgiving to you and your family!!!
    enjoy the time !!!
    love and hugs,

  2. Happy Thanksgiving. I like the childs song.

    Cindy Bee

  3. Happy Thanksgiving Day to you and your loved ones! May you have a wonderful day!


  4. Happy Thanksgiving Debbie!
    I hope your day is overflowing with love, laughter and happiness!

  5. THAT is a very sweet little hymn.
    Every year I have to crack open the old cookbook to find a bit of essential information: How long do I cook the bird?
    I am just getting ready to make the stuffing and get Tom into the oven.
    We are expecting a beautiful day! I'll walk to the park with my Birdie while the rest of the family takes a post-feast nap!
    I wish you a wonderful day, good friend! Cranberries all around!

  6. Happy Thanksgiving, Debbie! May it be filled with family and joy.

  7. And to you and yours, Debbie. You are a wonderful example of living thankful each day of the year!

  8. Beautiful poem. I like that you were thankful for candy bars. ;) Happy Thanksgiving!

  9. Have a lovely day today, May your day be richly blessed.

  10. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. JB

  11. Happy Thanksgiving to you!

    I am thankful for meeting you online this year!


  12. Happy Thanksgiving, dear Debbie! Thanks for sharing these words of gratitude!

  13. perfect. perfect. perfect. thank you so very much, Debbie! blessings ~ tanna

  14. Oh what a sweet song of praise!
    I hope that your Thanksgiving day was one of joy and blessing.
    Hugs to you...

  15. Happy Thanksgiving! I pray you meal was very blessed and now you get to enjoy ...left overs. [o=

    send me a note and I can send you one back. j rawick at shaw dot ca. [o=

    Blessings and ((HUGS))

  16. I'm thankful to get to know you this year!

  17. Sweet pilgrims...you poem is wonderful candy bars and stars are equally important when you are little.


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