Saturday, November 20, 2010

Giving Thanks…

“ The Family at Prayer” by Haddon Sundblom

For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.
 ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live.
~ Attributed to Jacqueline Winspear


The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.
~ H.U. Westermayer


Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
~ Henry Ward Beecher


Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
~ W.T. Purkiser


In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God...
1 Thessalonians 5:18 (King James Version)


4 comments:

  1. Lovely images.
    A very Happy THANKSGIVING !

    We don't celebrate this kind of holiday in the Netherlands.

    Best wishes
    Mapi

    http://mapisdagboek.blogspot.com/

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  2. I knew I could count on you to have beautiful words and images for Thanksgiving Cassandra and these are lovely. Thank you and best wishes to you and your family for a wonderful feast.

    Jeanne xx

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  3. I have been looking for the art called Family At Prayer Print By Haddon Sundblom 1964, I see it is the 1st picture you have on here. Can you tell me where I can purchase this print please? email me the information @ craftykaren0@yahoo.com

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