Wildly Thankful

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I have had this song running through my head all day long. The lyrics are gripping and are my heart's song today:

 

"I will sing of all You've done

I'll remember how far You carried me

From beginning until the end

You are faithful, faithful to the end

 

A Father's heart that's for me

A never ending story

Of love that's always chasing me

His kindness overwhelming

And hope for me unending

He's never given up on me

 

There wasn't a day

That You weren't by my side

There wasn't a day

That You let me fall

All of my life

Your love has been true

All of my life

I will worship You"

 

FAITHFUL TILL THE END- Bethel

 

I have much to be thankful for, I'm sure like many of you. I have a wonderful husband, healthy children, rich friendships and much more, but above all I have a relationship with a faithful God. My God loves me endlessly, despite it all, and promises His faithfulness to me.

I have had excessively happy Thanksgiving holidays through the years and years where Thanksgiving day was one spent with a deeply broken heart over difficult circumstances and the realities of this broken world. Yet, no matter the aura of the day, God has been ever so faithful to me. 'There wasn't a day that He let me fall' and so today I am thankful for a relationship like none other. A relationship with the God of the universe 'whose love is always chasing me.' He cares about the details of my life and allows all, not only for His glory, but also for my good, in part to grow a relationship with me. A relationship that without the depths of deperateness would simply not be the same. 

Im thankful He hasn't give me everything I've wanted. He has given me what I've needed and He has always known with crystal clear discernment the difference. Im excessively thankful for today. It was simple, full of quality time with my people. It included much rest and peace, but I'm also thankful life hasn't always looked as wonderful as it did today, because it was in the dark that I learned how to love Him, not for what it looked like He was doing for me, but simply for who He was. 

Today, I just wanted to take a minute to publically declare His faithfulness to me, 'remembering all He's done and how far He's carried me." I am wildly thankful. 

 

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