Thursday, November 26, 2015

My Message To You..............

From my family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving! 

I want to share a video of where I come from……………Marquette, Michigan.  Video is provided by InterUnet via You Tube.
Prayer of Thanksgiving
By: Vienna Cobb Anderson 
God of all blessings,
source of all life,
giver of all grace:

We thank you for the gift of life:
for the breath
that sustains life,
for the food of this earth
that nurtures life,
for the love of family and friends
without which there would be no life.

We thank you for the mystery of creation:
for the beauty
that the eye can see,
for the joy
that the ear may hear,
for the unknown
that we cannot behold filling the universe with wonder,
for the expanse of space
that draws us beyond the definitions of our selves.

We thank you for setting us in communities:
for families
who nurture our becoming,
for friends
who love us by choice,
for companions at work,
who share our burdens and daily tasks,
for strangers
who welcome us into their midst,
for people from other lands
who call us to grow in understanding,
for children
who lighten our moments with delight,
for the unborn,
who offer us hope for the future.

We thank you for this day:
for life
and one more day to love,
for opportunity
and one more day to work for justice and peace,
for neighbors
and one more person to love
and by whom be loved,
for your grace
and one more experience of your presence,
for your promise:
to be with us,
to be our God,
and to give salvation.

For these, and all blessings,
we give you thanks, eternal, loving God,
through Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.


  1. Thank you, Happy Thanksgiving to you! Thanks for sharing the video link, just beautiful. And I bet pretty cold right about now, ha.

    1. 1st Man,
      Thank you!!! Oh yes, it gets down right cold there.

  2. Looks so inviting, until winter comes :-)
    Thanks for the vid.

    1. Mike,

      It's very inviting until winter, LOL!!!!
      You freeze your hiney off up there in the winter.
      You're very welcome!

  3. A beautiful peaceful place with wonderful words.

    Happy Thanksgiving.

    1. Gail,

      Thank you! Happy Thanksgiving My Friend.

  4. May the Lord bless and keep you and yours.


    1. Fern, and Frank,

      Thank you Sweetie.
      Happy Thanksgiving Fern and Frank.
      Stay warm and safe.

  5. Hppy Thanksgiving to your and yours Sandy!!!

    1. PP,

      Thanks, Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

  6. Beautiful, Sandy. Thank you and have a wonderful (relaxing?) Thanksgiving Day Weekend!

    1. Mama Pea,

      Very relaxing, just in time to head back :-)
      Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!!!

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  8. Happy Holiday wishes to you and BDM Sandy.

    1. Harry,

      Thank you my friend, Happy Thanksgiving to you and Mrs. Harry :-)

  9. This is just a beautiful prayer, Sandy! And thank you for the video. It brought back so many wonderful memories of hiking the trails along the Pictured Rocks Lakeshore, Taquetanon Falls, and the Au Sable Point Lighthouse.

  10. That's a beautiful part of the world, Sandy. Thank you for the tour - and for the lovely poem.