DEAR LORD, THANK YOU for all the good things you have provided in my life. I have many blessings that I too often take for granted. I thank you for these and for the many people you have chosen to be with me in life’s journey. I thank you too for those things in my life that you have provided as challenges and trials for me to overcome. I thank you for good health, both physical and mental, and pray that you will continue to bless me. I thank you most of all for your unconditional and eternal love. Amen.
- L.R. DeMarco
Waiting: A Time to Hear God’s Voice
From “Waiting in Personal Thanksgiving” by L. R. DeMarco, page 55 of Waiting: A Time to Hear God’s Voice by Fred Cloud. Copyright © 2009 by Fred Cloud. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.
Revelation 1:8 NRSV
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