Thanks be to God for the house over my head,
For my clothing and shoes and for my warm, cozy bed.
Thanks to God for my family today,
For they help and guide me in every way.
Thanks to God for a mom and a dad,
Parents to watch over us, to be proud and glad.
Thanks be to God for my sight to see,
For living in America and the right to be free.
Thanks to God for my legs to walk,
And for the simple gift to be able to talk.
Thanks to God for the privilege to hear,
To be able to cry and to have fear.
Thanks be to God for the blessing of laughter,
For this alone we all long to chase after.
Thanks to God for food to eat,
For shelter, warmth and to have heat.
Thanks be to God from whom all blessings flow,
For the strength, will and the ability to grow.
Thanks to God for friends to love,
To be able to know the Creator above.
Thanks to God for letting me live,
For sending His Son that He would willingly give.
Thanks be to God for loving us all,
For picking us up each time we fall.
Thanks to God who give us grace,
And for giving us His arms for us to embrace.
Thanks to God for a new life,
That we will no longer have to live in strife.
Thanks be to God for giving us hearts,
For shaping and molding us into pieces of art.
Thanks to God for healing each hurt,
For dusting and cleaning each crevice of dirt.
Thanks be to God for this time to share,
To be with family and friends to give this
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