Because we must give thanks from the heart, thanksgiving is a personal act. Yet I rarely speak about myself. So, I am not good at giving a personal example. Others are more comfortable speaking about themselves. Therefore, for a personal example of thanksgiving I suggest Julie’s post.
As seen on a rural church sign:
It’s not happy people who are thankful…
It’s thankful people who are happy
Back in the early 1950s my grandmother, my dad’s mother, did extensive genealogy work.
She had her reasons and I confess that I am so grateful she did
It is because of her exhausting work that both my family, my cousins and I,
have a valuable gift of our lineage.
Lineage, that being the line from whence we come.
Even the Bible offers us the extensive lineage of Jesus—
We are also all a part of that same extensive lineage, yet that story is for another day.
Today’s tale is about a single family’s lineage and the gratitude for that lineage.
Now if you’ve read my posts regarding my…
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