Before I get to her list, I just want to say how very thankful I am to have a daughter who not only loves to encourage others, but that she really is grateful for the things she has and the people in her life.
The first year we did her thankful list was in 2013 and some of the thing son her list included Wheel of Fortune, her bed, and mommy and daddy. In 2014, she said she was thankful for her grandma, seeing her grandparents in Canada, her clothes, and her apartment. Some of the things that made her thankful list in 2015 included her whole family and worship music. Last year her list contained her TV shows, her family, and books and stories.
Here is Faith's 2017 Thankful List:
|Faith and Grandpa and Grandma on her birthday|
Phoning her Auntie Joh: We get to talk to Rob's sister, Johanna at least once a week and it is a big highlight for her. She loves haring about Joh's adventures like her trip to England, her concerts for the choirs she's involved in and all about her greyhound, Rosie and cat, Ruby.
|Faith with me and her grandparents and Auntie Joh in 2014|
All of her cousins: Faith has seven cousins and she enjoys seeing them when she's able. This past summer she was able to spend some time with her Nebraska cousins. She also loves seeing her big cousins when they're at Grandma and Grandpa's. She even has 2 baby second cousins with 2 more on the way!
|Faith and Grandma with her two baby cousins Marla and GracieLynn|
Her mom and dad: I'm glad to know she is thankful for her mom and dad. We have certainly had some challenges this year with raising our teenager but at the end of the day she knows she is loved and I'm know the feeling is mutual!
|Us on Thanksgiving Day 2017|
Making new friends: Because of Inspire, Faith has had some new friends that are around her age. She especially loves the seven girls in her class and I'm so glad they treat her with so much kindness. Faith has also made some new friends in our building - they are elderly ladies who Faith and I take the time to visit whenever we see them in the lobby. Faith is very sweet with them and tries to encourage them whenever she can.
|Faith in music class at Inspire|
I am thankful today and every day for the many blessings the Lord has provided.
We had a wonderful Thanksgiving and I hope you did too!