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