Monday, November 26, 2012

Heaven in Our Hands

"A thankful attitude opens windows of heaven. 
Spiritual blessings fall freely onto you through these openings into eternity ... " 
(Jesus Calling)

These words were the ones that I read early on Thanksgiving Day - and they are the words that keep coming to my mind at the close of a very wonderful and memorable Thanksgiving with our family home. Twenty-three family filled the rooms of our home last Thursday, and love was everywhere. It seems that our time together was a "touch of heaven". 

When children are grown, and they all return home, and love is there - my mother heart overflows, hardly able to contain it all. Life is not perfect, and trials are always with us - but where there is love, and hearts full of thankfulness, it is as if we are blessed with glimpses of heaven itself. What the love of a husband and wife, and love between family is meant to be - and how can we be so blessed to hold it in our hands? A taste of even more to come ... all a gift from a loving God.

Thanking God for His innumerable gifts to us - at this time, and all through the year ...






Sharing a few of the digital scrapbook pages from our time together - possibly sharing more in the coming week ...

(And continuing my listing of thanks, everyday, in my laptop journal and iPhone journal)

(Credits: Top page: Page Template: Digital Scrapper - 06-03_SINtemplate01; Paper: mturnidge_autumnalaura; Embellishment: kcroninbarrow-gratefulhearts.  Middle page: Page Template: Digital Scrapper - 01-11_SINtemplate01; Paper: mturnidge_autumnlaura; Embellishments: Sweet Shoppe - KCB Autumn Days. Bottom page: Page Template: Digital Scrapper's ScrapItNow templates; Paper: Scrap Girls - ASO_Alluring Autumn)

3 comments:

  1. Heaven on earth indeed. You have invested well in your sweet family.

    Fondly,
    Glenda

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  2. That Thanksgiving dinner picture is perfect. It encapsulates it all in one single shot. How lovely.

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  3. Oh a wonderful celebration with your beautiful family, Cherry. "All a gift from a loving God"... yes, oh yes! :)

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