Saturday, November 24, 2012

Thankful Heart: Day 24

I Thank Thee, God

I thank Thee God, Thou Father mine,
For all that Thou hast made;
For having sent down Thy dear Son,
Who succors, seeks, and saves!

I thank Thee God, Creator mine,
For all the lovely things;
Such as the bird in joyous flight,
Which makes one's cares take wing!

For Autumn leaves in varied hues,
So pleasing to the eye;
And even Winter's stormy blasts,
When snow descends from sky!

Especially, oh Thou Father mine,
For tender warmth of Spring;
When budding leaves and flowers in bloom,
Make saddened hearts to sing!

For Spring's not only pleasing be,
For seeing flowers in bloom;
But most of all symbolic be,
of Christ, Who rose from tomb!

And even Summer, oft times hot,
Means walks along the shore;
Where seagulls in their joyous flight,
Can make the spirit soar!

But most important thing of all,
My Father God above;
Is joy through which we scale the heights,
 And depth of Thy great Love!

~Sancie Earman King

"Give thanks to the God of heaven. His love endures forever." Psalm 136:26

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