I like this Thanksgiving thing. I like the idea of specific days when you remember and reflect and consider and thank.
I always start my thanksgiving in the usual obvious place: being thankful to God. I thank God for all that He has given to me, for all that He has done in me; through me.
You know what I realized this morning as I was reading Luke 22? There are a couple of things I don’t tend to thank God for:
- I don’t tend to thank Him for the painful conviction and broken repentance that followed the moments when I denied Him and exchanged Him for the fleeting pleasures of this world.