Saturday, April 3, 2010

Thankful Sunday on Saturday

Full Circle of EasterImage by Swamibu via Flickr

I know I'm a day early. But tomorrow is Easter and I most likely will not get a chance to post. And I really like to post my Thankfuls in the morning. These posts have really become important to me. Especially when you've had a lousy week or are feeling down. There really is Always , something to be thankful for. Even those itsy bitsy tiny things Jesus put in front of you. I guess you can either notice them and believe He is walking with you, or step on them in blindness, wondering why He left you alone. I choose to notice the small things.

So this week I am thankful for:

Seeing history in the making! Yes, our flood in now part of history.

We made it through much better than most people. Get this, our neighbor who is only a backyard away from us got two feet in their basement. Our sweet little house is placed in just the right spot, taking in about 3- 4 inches. We have to replace all our floors, don't ask me how, but we didn't loose our furnace or water heater.

So Thankful we did the room switch. If the kids had still had their bedrooms downstairs it would have been much worse. Can you imagine all the clothes and toys from three girls all over the place!!! I can't even think about it.

All my photo albums were safe on a shelf. I used to keep them under my bed!

Sunshine, blue skies and warm temps!!! Great for drying.

That flood or no flood, Easter will come!! And with it the promise of eternal life! It's almost impossible for me to comprehend that God himself, created me, wanted me in this world, and has a plan for me. He knows my name, He hears my prayers and concerns. He wants me to spend eternity with Him. That's amazing!

Have a super Saturday !!! And don't forget to be thankful about Something!!!!


The VW's said...

AWESOME POST!!! You are so right that we need to and CAN always find things to be thankful for! I always try to do this, but somedays I fail miserably!

I love reading all the blessings that entered your week, even in the midst of a flood! I almost cried when I read that your photos were kept safe and that you used to keep them under the bed! That is totally a God thing!

Thanks for brightening my morning and for reminding me to look for the positive in EVERYTHING! Have a blessed Easter weekend! Love and Hugs!!!

Rochelle said...

We have been praying for you guys and all those effected by the flood.
Your positive attitude truly is inspiring.
May you all have a wonderful Easter and enjoy the blessings of the day.

To Love Endlessly said...

I'm glad you didn't have too much damage to your home! No doubt the photo albums alone are priceless! Good thing you had some warning of what was to come. Have a Happy Easter!

LizBeth said...

I'm so sorry you have to mess with this. My grandmother was a real live Pollyanna; she would say this means a job for someone. Glad your albums weren't soaked -- or the kids' stuff.

Just do your best to take it slow and easy. Bet Em internalizes your every emotion. Praying for you all. ~Liz

scrappy quilter said...

What an awesome list of thankfulness. I agree there is always something to be thankful for. I need to find some for tomorrow as today was horrible. Hugs and love

Lori said...

You are right. There is so much to be thankful for, even when things are rough (or wet, in your case). I have been praying for you guys.
Happy Easter!

Anderson Family said...

My goodness you have had a week! Are you doing OK over there? We are so glad you made it through better than some - that is certainly something to be thankful for! And for the photo albums - that would have been awful. Hope you had a great Easter Sunday!

Denise said...

It was so good to see this post the other day. I had really gotten worried about you when I hadn't seen a post for a few days. I am just now getting around to comment but at least got to read this the other day. I am sooooo glad that you guys came through the flood with only minimal damage. Pictures from Warwick were all over our news so I was seeing some amazing water levels.