Thursday, November 11, 2010

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Thankful Thursday

I was a worry-wart before I started reading the Bible.  I would worry on just about anything, especially on what the future of our family, especially that of my kids, would become.  Then I came across this Bible verse in Jeremiah, that helped and is continually helping me be reminded of how God promised a good life for all of us and that He only has good intentions for us:

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11

Today being Thankful Thursday, my heart is just filled with gratitude for this promise from God, because I and my family, especially my 3 kids, can live worry-free lives. :)

Want to read more of what others are thankful for?  Just click on this link for more thankful entries.  Happy Thursday, everyone! :)


  1. one of my favorite verses in the bible. Happy thankful thursday!


  2. A great verse! Indeed, God does have plans for each of us.

    Happy TT!

  3. So grateful He knows more than I and sees beyond the most desolate deserts. I try and catch myself before I get too far into worrying and choose to set my gaze on Him...saying His name over and over....all else eventually falls away for He does indeed know.

  4. I can be a worry wart too sometimes but I am so glad that the Master has a plan and I don't need to worry about my tomorrows! Great TT post! :)

  5. it's hard not to worry sometimes. we just have to constantly remind ourselves that God is in control. He is in charge and therefore we can be still.


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