Martha has made it a habit to spend a few minutes writing about the things she is thankful for. I hope that someday she will publish her journals. She could bless so many. I am thankful for the wonderful partner she is.
Does grief blind us to thankfulness or does thankfulness bind the grief?
I am thankful for the priviledge of being a parent to Renee for 24 years. I am thankful for the priviledge of being a parent to Justin, Alayna, Karalee. And I am thankful that sometimes the children express their gratitude.
I am thankful for Teresa, our newly adopted daughter, and her love for the Lord. I am thankful for Tomoko, our Japanese daughter.
I am thankful for the teams of people that have worked so diligently to keep the homefires burning making it possible to provide the world's best health care for Renee. I am thankful to BC Health for paying the hospital bills.
Friday, February 29, 2008
My gratitude list
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Your desire to keep expressing gratitude in the midst of your overwhelming sorrow is a real inspiration to me. See you tomorrow night in Winnipeg.ReplyDelete
Love and hugs, Florence
I have thought of Renee often. My heart goes out to you as her family. God is with her.ReplyDelete