Thanksgiving Weekend!

24 Nov

I hope you all had a fabulous holiday. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite weekends! It’s a wonderful time to be together as a family and remember all of the Lord’s wonderful blessings and the surprising, precious moments that He blesses us with each year. We had a specific time after dinner where mom got out a notebook and we all mentioned at least one blessing we were thankful for and a desire we hope to see in our life or in the life of another in the year to come. We ate, laughed, talked, and shared to our heart’s content! It was a great afternoon!

Our family has seen that God has been very good this past year even in the midst of trials and hardship. His glory has been seen and His goodness, mercy, and grace has far outweighed that of any earthly pleasure!
Then, of course, the celebration continued on black Friday. My brothers and I always look forward to joining the thousands of shoppers looking for good deals. We got up at 3:30AM this year and had a blast together making special and fun memories!

Sadie waiting for everyone to arrive!

It really was a gorgeous day especially with all the leaves blowing in the wind!

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8 Responses to “Thanksgiving Weekend!”

  1. Jennifer November 25, 2007 at 12:16 am #

    Looks like y’all had a great time! Isn’t it so nice to be able to look back at all the Lord has done for you and say “God has been good”?

    We also went shopping on “black Friday” but we didn’t get up near as early and we tried to steer clear of the crowds. It was fun though!

  2. Anne R. November 25, 2007 at 12:39 am #

    looks like you had a great day,like us.see you tomorrow!!

  3. Amber November 25, 2007 at 3:27 am #

    :sigh: I too LOVE this time of year! It is amazing to see what God has done in our lives!

    Thanks for sharing those pictures!

    To God be the glory forever and ever! Amen!

  4. Lauren Christine November 25, 2007 at 4:19 am #

    Happy Thanksgiving!! I also ventured out into the Friday mess… whew, I don’t know if I’ll be doing that again next year 🙂

  5. Under Southern Skies November 25, 2007 at 8:05 pm #

    It looks as though you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Time with family and friends is always so special! I love the collage!

  6. Carolj November 26, 2007 at 2:35 am #

    Blogger is actually cooperating tonight and I can view comment pages now! Woo hoo!

    I’m glad you had a nice Thanksgiving. Thanks for sharing pictures with us. : )

    It looks like blogger might leave this comment under Bonnie’s name but you can just know this is Carol. : )

  7. Rachel Marie November 28, 2007 at 3:24 am #

    oh, it looks like you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! 🙂 That’s beautiful… and you’re dog is SO CUTE!!! 😀 😉
    Oh, and AMEN to that last photograph’s text! 😉

  8. Heather December 1, 2007 at 6:26 pm #

    Praise the Lord for His goodness, for food & fellowship, and the love of family and friends!

    I’m so glad you enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving. I love the picture of you!

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