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A Prayer of Thanksgiving
by lynn gipson 
03/22/12
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A Prayer of Thanksgiving



Dear Lord, yesterday a friend of mine lost his 19 year old daughter to an overdose of drugs. I woke yesterday feeling sorry for myself until I heard his devastating news. I felt ashamed for my self pity, for my problems were miniscule compared to his. To lose a child so needlessly to such a evil thing is beyond my comprehension. I cried for my friend. I asked your forgiveness and you were forthcoming, ever reminding me of your unending grace in my life.

My child is grown and is his own man. A kind, gentle, strong man with a loving heart. How blessed am I? I have done nothing to deserve your ever present love, yet when I ask, you give. I cannot imagine losing my son. He is so precious to me. I pray you will take me home first because I cannot bear the thought of my life without him. I think we take our children for granted sometimes, but my friend reminded me yesterday how fortunate I am to have one more day with my child.

Lord, please help my friend in his time of sorrow. You are the only one who can ease his pain and get him through this. Let us all remember that our children are a gift from you and teach us how to help them in their darkest hour. Remind us everyday of the children who are lost, abused, and even murdered. Help us to remember how fortunate we are and to stop feeling sorry for ourselves over matters that don't really matter at all.

I am so blessed. My life is better than it has been in a long time. I want for nothing because of you, Dear Lord. I deserve none of the blessing you have bestowed upon and just for today I pray you will instill in me a clean heart so I might live life according to your will.

This Thanksgiving time I am most grateful for all the blessings in my life, but the best of all things you have given me is my family. Please never let me forget how fortunate I am to have my loved ones with me today.Thank you for the love your show through the people who love me most.


Amen

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