Thursday, November 27, 2008

Giving Thanks......

Let us give thanks to God above,
Thanks for expressions of His love,
Seen in the book of nature, grand
Taught by His love on every hand.
Let us be thankful in our hearts,
Thankful for all the truth imparts,
For the religion of our Lord,
All that is taught us in His word.
Let us be thankful for a land,
That will for such religion stand;
One that protects it by the law,
One that before it stands in awe.
Thankful for all things let us be,
Though there be woes and misery;
Lessons they bring us for our good-
Later 'twill all be understood.
Thankful for peace o'er land and sea,
Thankful for signs of liberty,
Thankful for homes,
for life and health,
Pleasure and plenty,
fame and wealth.
Thankful for friends and loved ones, too,
Thankful for all things,
good and true,
Thankful for harvest in the Fall,
Thankful to Him who gave it all.
Lizelia Augusta Jenkins Moorer


The year has turned its circle,

The seasons come and go.

The harvest all is gathered in

And chilly north winds blow.

Orchards have shared their treasures,

The fields, their yellow grain,

So open wide the doorway~

Thanksgiving comes again!

~Old Rhyme

Giving thanks.....
May you and yours have a blessed day !!
Happy Thanksgiving !


  1. Happy Thanksgiving! And God bless you too.

  2. Hi Mica,just stopping by to say..hope your Thanksgiving day was wonderful...


  3. Those are lovely old poems and illustrations, Mica. :)