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A Prayer of Thanksgiving – Shirley Hobson Duncanson

November 22, 2018

A beautiful adaptation of Howard Thurman’s writing ❤️❤️

A Pastor's Heart

Today, we make our Sacrament of Thanksgiving, for simple things of
our days:

Fresh air to breathe, cool water to drink, the taste of food, the protection of houses and clothes, the comforts of home.

For these, we make an act of Thanksgiving this day!

We bring to mind all the warmth of humankind that we have known:

Our mother’s arms, the strength of our fathers,
The playmates of our childhood, the wonderful stories brought to
us from the lives of many who talked of days gone by when princesses and giants and all kinds of mystery held sway.

The tears that we have shed, the tears we have seen; the
excitement of laughter and the twinkle in the eye … with its
reminder that life is good. For all these we make an act of
Thanksgiving this day.

We finger one by one the messages of hope that awaited…

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