"If you write FOR a particular market or FOR a particular editor you will often miss the mark. But if you write because your fingers have danced across the keyboard, because a character has tapped you on the shoulder, because a story has settled in your heart, then even if you never sell it you have done the work you were meant to do. And sometime, dear readers, real magic happens." Jane Yolen


It's Not Just Turkey Day: Word-Filled Wednesday

Welcome to Word-Filled Wednesday, hosted at The Internet Cafe. Be sure to click above for more visual inspiration from scripture.

I love Thanksgiving. It's one of the few holidays that hasn't been commercialized (well, other than that day after, of course :::roll:::). It's a wonderful time to get together and eat turkey and stuffing and pumpkin pie, and watch football games (hehe - tricked ya, eh???).

No - the reason I REALLY love Thanksgiving is because it is the perfect opportunity to sit around a table with family and friends and publicly thank God for the many blessings He has given us. And sometimes, I need the reminder, cuz I get caught up in the food and stuff as well. So I thought maybe if the dude below reminded me (and us?), it would be at the forefront of my mind.

Give thanks to the God of Heaven. His love endures forever. Psalm 136.26

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  1. Lovely picture......I wonder what insight that bird has???

  2. God's abundant blessings be yours as you celebrate this season.

    Beautiful picture and inspiring verse.

  3. Loved your picture and verse! LOL! Very appropriate for what's to come!
    Have a beautiful day.

  4. This is fabulous! Happy Thanksgiving!

  5. I had to chuckle at the picture because I would have envisioned the turkey praying, "No weapon formed against me shall prosper!" This is not a safe time of year for Mr. Turkey.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  6. What a fun post Joanne! It gives me a smile. Hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving.

  7. It's a shame that not everyone will thank God for their blessings. He reigns down blessings on everyone.


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