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This has been one of the hardest years of my life,
Many losses took me to a lonely empty place.
Losses within my net family and my biological family.
Left me shaken, confused and feeling hollow.

It is late or very early THANKS GIVING morning,
I have been pondering what blessings I have.
It was not easy this year, so much  has changed.
Yet the Lord has blessed me with so much.

Our home is paid for, so we have a warm place to live.
A loving man in my life, three adult children, and a pet.
Many wonderful friends world wide to share with.
My greatest blessing is that I wake each new day.

No matter what the day brings, it is an adventure.
I know in my heart I never have to face it alone.
Life is a blessing the good and the hard times.
I Thank God for it all, and for leading me to the light.

I know that those gone before are still with me,
I feel their love and know they are waiting for me.
When my time comes to cross over we will be together.
So each day I awake and look with optimism of it's coming.

Each morning sun rise brings a sigh of awe,
Each evening sun set brings thanks to my heart.
I have lived life wild and free in youth,
Strong and steadfast as an adult, doing my best.

So this THANKS GIVING I thank God for his blessings,
For allowing me each day to share with those I love.
For letting me view the beauty of his creation.
For allowing me to write it and share my heart.

OCTOBER 11, 2010

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  1. Date: 10/15/2010 6:12:00 AM
    very nice write and a big welcome to poetry soup kepp that poetic pen flowing will be stopping in from time to time to read some more of your wonderful poetry have a great weekend and thanks for your ever so kind comments faleshia

  1. Date: 10/11/2010 5:42:00 PM
    lovely write, enjoyed, have a good and blessful day..P.D.

  1. Date: 10/11/2010 9:41:00 AM
    great thoughts on thanksgiving...there is a scripture that says some thing like blessed are those who praise in adversary or with a sickness. so blessed are you!!

  1. Date: 10/11/2010 4:28:00 AM
    Very devotional and inspirational write on faith, doreen