On the chance that some of you are like me, and you can’t stay away from your computer very long…

I wish for you to have a wonderful, joyous, Christ-filled Thanksgiving today. As you spend time with family and friends, please remember to take the time to tell them how much you love and appreciate them.

This morning, my heart was filled with sadness when I thought about my own mother and father, who have gone on to be with the Lord, and I was saddened that we are not sharing a Thanksgiving meal together today, however, I know that “Christians never see each other for the last time.”

The truth is, that I didn’t stay sad too long, because I heard my granddaughter downstairs calling out, and the sadness was chased away by the joy of being with my family today. God certainly is GOOD to me.

We have much to be thankful for, but mostly its not the “things” but rather the “people” around us. Family, friends and acquaintances make such time so special.

Finally, let us not forget our soldiers deployed today, their families and all of the “first responders” (police, firefighters, medical personnel) who are serving us so that we can enjoy freedom! May God bless you, and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!