Thirty Days of Thanks: Day 26~How





















Sonya McCllough is my guest today. Her words are tender and authentic and a beautiful example of the way thanks-giving transcends our circumstances.


How do you give thanks …
When your Mother dies on the first day of each new year?
How do you give thanks …
When another black Friday marks the day of death for your Dad?
When all the thoughts roll back and forth in your head?
How do you give thanks …
When your fifty and you’ve yet to wed?
How do you give thanks when much of good has been washed away?
How do you give thanks when much of life has been caught by wind?
How do you give thanks when a holiday seasons begins with end?
How do you give thanks when she died on new years day?
How do you give thanks when it’s been long since your mother had a say?
How do you give thanks when grief is just tears away ?
How do you give thanks when you know that, your not alone?
How do you give thanks when joy is HIS provision?
How do you let go of the grief that wants to enfold?
How do you give thanks when you know the end of story?
How do you give thanks when your posture must speak the truth of HIS story.
How do you give thanks when your peace is tied to HIS glory?
How do you give thanks when each life is but a vapor?
How do you give thanks when all is HIS to take and give?
How do you give thanks when there is love in the beginning?
How do you give thanks when there is more love in the ending?
How do you give thanks when HE washed your tears away.
With each new and gift of day.


Thank you, Sonya! You can read more of Sonya's words at Sonya Mac Designs





As we give thanks for all His gifts, our hearts are prepared to celebrate The Greatest Gift: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of Jesus. I'm so excited to read this daily devotional beginning December 1. We will be discussing it at Winsome Reads, a Facebook book club. Join us!

I'm giving away another copy of The Greatest Gift!




This giveaway will ONLY be open through tonight (Tuesday) at midnight, and I will announce the winner on Wednesday. Enter below!






We're celebrating Thirty Days of Thanks by focusing on gratitude here for the month of November. Join us every day or any day by posting your thanks-givings in the comments, at Winsome Woman on Facebook, and/or on your own FB wall! 

"Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, 
for His steadfast love endures forever!" 
~Psalm 107:1


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