Last night, I sat the older children down and told them all the things we needed to get accomplished this week before Thanksgiving. You know, important things like making sure the laundry was caught up and we had our Thanksgiving clothes ready, getting the sweet potato casserole made, keeping the house clean, etc. I’m also hoping to add in some extras like making some treats for the kids, doing a few Thanksgiving-related activities, and enjoying a few fires in our dining room fireplace.
I want to take this week to focus on being truly THANKFUL. I want my children and my husband to see how thankful and blessed I am to have them in my life. I want to praise God every day this week and not get caught up and overwhelmed by all I have to do. Some things don’t matter nearly as much as we think they do.
What am I most thankful for this year? This time last year, I was in the middle of miscarrying, so this year I am so very thankful for a precious new life growing safely inside of me. That trumps all the baking and cleaning and planning that I think needs to be done.
Today, I want to offer you a few posts from Raising Arrows that will hopefully set the tone for this week. May you have a blessed and thankful week!