Exodus 14:13: "The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still" ..

So I decided to join the challenge but with the holiday craziness I didn’t keep up ….I am so late on this since Thanksgiving was last week… but better late right? So I am thankful for…. Day#

  1. Jesus my Saviors
  2. A wonderful husband who loves me!
  3. My three healthy Kids

4 . My husband’s job especially in this economy mess

5. A place we call home (our house)

6. New babies ~ I am an aunt again… welcome baby Nicole ~ congrats to my baby sister.

7. Giggles, Hugs  and Kisses joy and pure beauty

8. My wonderful Families – (siblings, my aunts & uncles, cousins, In laws, grandparents) – what would I be without you?

My Family - Kenya

My Family - Kenya

9. My friends who encourage, understand and support me and make me laugh

10. Friends who I don’t get to talk to often enough but are always there for me/us

11. My wonderful neighbors; letting me borrow an egg at  odd hours– all the good laughs, help, coffee, wine, nights out.

12. My camera – Last year alone I took over 2,000 pictures

13. My cell phone

14. Skype – talking to my friends and family in Kenya

Niagara Falls 2011

Niagara Falls 2011

15. Traveling & Vacations

16. Our wonderful baby sitters

17. Date nights with hubby

18. Girls nights out/ good wine / dessert

19. Good music/songs/books/ Movies

20. Sunny days and outdoors

21. Lazy, relaxing days

22. Good food

Yummy Kenyan food

Yummy Kenyan food

23. Having to verify I am still human on a computer and passing the verification test

24. This life that I have been given

25. Missionaries ~ Keep spreading HIS word

26. My Grandparents and Great Grandparents – They built the foundation of what a good family should be and why my family is so important to me.

My Grandma

My Grandma

27. Spray paint

28. Funny Facebook friends / funny Status and funny comments

29. Dual citizenship

30. Fellowship with the women ~ it is energizing, refreshing and rejuvenating

Above all things, I am thankful for an amazing Creator and HIS Grace & Mercy

What would be of us if we did not have His GRACE!!!

What are you thankful for? … join the challenge

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever” 1 Chronicles 16:34

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Comments on: "30 Days of Being Thankful Challenge" (26)

  1. Great list!!! :) You’ll have to share your recipe for the Kenyan dish you have displayed… looks delicious. Are you originally from there?

    ~Bekah @PrincessPartyGirl.blogspot.com

    • Hello Rebecca, Thank you for stopping by …Yes I am Originally from Kenya, lived in Kenya for 19 years.
      I will share the recipe!

      Blessings.
      Nancy

  2. Hello Nancy

    Thanks for visiting my blog. What a wonderful list you have. I’m also curious about the dish you have up there. I’m from the Caribbean and it looks a lot like a dish we have here too. It is so good to thank God for His blessings. I find if I keep focusing on the gifts its easier to not focus on the trials. Nice to meet you.

    God bless!

    • Lisa, Thank you for stopping by & nice to meet you too. Its a kenya dish (the stew is duck and the bread is called chapati) Its fried bread? just fry it in an open skillet.. The duck has coconut milk and some Kenyan spices/ curry powder and cilantro.. does it sound the same- do you cook with lots of coconut milk in the caribean? I know we have many dishes that overlap.

  3. I am thankful for you!

  4. We are all so very blessed! Love Niagara Falls! It is a beautiful creation!
    Many Blessings

  5. Thanks for visiting my blog. I love your list. You might feel like you didn’t keep up, but it looks like you did great.

    For the Compassion button just go to the Compassion Blogger website and they have several buttons that you can put on your page.

    Thanks for sharing. You have a beautiful family

  6. Thanks so much for sharing this … it was a blessing! And #23 made me laugh! :)

  7. Hi Nancy:

    I’m so glad you joined in 30 Days of Thanksgiving. I really enjoyed reading your blessings…truly you have a wonderful heritage. I noticed you are originally from Kenya. Each year our church sends a group on a short term mission trip to Mombassa. In the past it has been only men, but they want to open it up for women to go in the future. It is my prayer that, God willing, I will be able to go there someday.

    Many blessings,
    Joan

    • Joan,
      Nice meeting you ~ That would be great! Those women need real life encouragement and they will be blessed so much when your church women go over there. They will love it too.. the simplicity of life makes you even be thankful for more things I have tended to take for granted since living here. I will pray all works and email me if you are going and need nay help.

      adoyo80@yahoo.com

      Blessings,
      Nancy

  8. How wonderful to meet you, Nancy! Thanks for stopping by my blog so that I could, in turn, stop by yours. How wonderful to have dual citizenships and such a rich cultural background! And how even more wonderful that you have a heritage of family members who love the Lord. What a blessing! Your family is beautiful!

    Blessings!
    Dana

    • Thank you Dana.
      Some days I feel lucky like the Lord choose us and we choose him. I can’t Imagine life without HIM. Thank you again.

      Nancy

  9. Thank you so much for visiting and commenting on my Thankful Posts! I love your list! Last night when we were finishing up Thankful Time my husband and I had a hard time choosing the one for the last day…. we have so much to be thankful for its hard to just pick 30!! I never got around to being Thankful for Chocolate!! Lo!!

    • Piper!
      Nice to meet you ~ really How could I forget chocolate? coming for Kenay we get the creamy smooth cad bury chocolate oh yum!

      Blessings,
      Nancy

  10. Wonderful- it is easy to take all that for granted mmmh? a good reminder

    • I know- The simple things to be thankful for .. instead on focusing on our pains.
      God bless you,
      You have a beautiful family.
      Nancy

  11. Spray paint!!! You go, girl! I loved your thankful post. It makes me thankful, too.

  12. Hi Nancy – wow, what a great list. Thank you for leaving a comment on my 30 days of thankfulness. It sure does change one’s perspective to live thankful daily. I’m glad I jumped back over to visit with you.
    God bless
    Tracy

  13. Thank you for your visit and kind words on my blog posts. I enjoyed reading your list here. I like spray paint too :) and that food looked yummO.

    Ann Voskamps blog is “aholyexperience.com”–her button is on my left sidebar. I enjoy her posts greatly and am working my way through her book: one thousand gifts.

    I look forward to reading more!

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