Thanksgiving is a time when counting our blessings and being thankful are the order of the day.  So in honor of the holiday I thought I would get us all started by counting my blessings.  Here are a few of the things I am thankful for today:

  1. God’s love
  2. My wife
  3. My son
  4. My Indianapolis district family
  5. good friends (you know who you are)
  6. critics.  They are the ones who have pointed out things that friends never would and by doing so have helped me immeasurably.
  7. Salvation
  8. Freedom
  9. The call God placed upon my life
  10. The Bible
  11. The Church
  12. USA
  13. The people who keep us free and safe,  soldiers, police, fire and all others who aid in our safety and security
  14. Plenty to eat
  15. The abilty to work
  16. health
  17. baseball
  18. college basketball.
  19. college football
  20. A home
  21. pastors
  22. Olivet Nazarene University  Where I learned to know of truth.
  23. Nazarene Theological Seminary.  Where my theological foundation was built
  24. The churches I pastored
  25. coffee
  26. ice cream
  27. Sunday School    Here is where the foundations were started at an early age.
  28. Bible Quizing
  29. Smart phone
  30. fitbit
  31. colleagues
  32. GPS  I am not sure how I got anywhere in the old days
  33. The people who pick up our trash and haul it to the landfill.  We take this for granted but it does not happen in most parts of the world
  34. Hospitals and their employees who hare waiting for us and we pray we never need them, but we are glad they are available.
  35. Prayer
  36. Apps
  37. Planet Fitness
  38. my car
  39. grace
  40. hope
  41. mentors
  42. mentees
  43. books
  44. My KIndle   I love, love my Kindle
  45. swimming pools
  46. the Beach
  47. holiday traditions
  48. sunshine
  49. My Doctor
  50. Bible App
  51. taking a walk
  52. work
  53. vacations
  54. a walk on the beach
  55. potlucks
  56. laughing
  57. preaching
  58. writing
  59. worship
  60. flip flops
  61. dogs  Specifically my two dogs  Zuzu and Roscoe
  62. Detroit Tigers
  63. airplanes
  64. electricity
  65. sunshine
  66. rain
  67. peace in the midst of storms
  68. God’s promises
  69. I am thankful for all of you and Have a safe and blest day

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