A 21-day Thanks-Fest (Day 14)

Dear Father God,

Today I want to thank you for my job.

I not only wish to thank you for supplying the means through which my husband and I can pay our bills, provide food and enjoy leisure activities, but I also wish to thank you that this job has brought me countless opportunities for emotional growth and honing of my character. I thank you for the part I play in providing a service to victims of torture

Thank you for the insight I’ve gained from individuals who’ve been cruelly ill-treated, some for harmless activities such as attending demonstrations, or delivering leaflets and others who were targeted simply because family members were involved in political organisations that opposed the party in power.

The resilience  of many of these individuals is nothing short of amazing. I thank you for their example to me of moving on with, and rebuilding their lives. I thank you for their exemplary strength of character in the face of extreme adversity.

For those who continue to struggle with fear, humiliation and shame-inducing memories, I want to thank you for bringing them to a place where they can receive the holistic care and attention they need.

I thank you Father God.

With respect and love,

 Carol

 

CREDIT: The above CC0 image comes courtesy of Pixabay.com

 

4 thoughts on “A 21-day Thanks-Fest (Day 14)

  1. I’m thankful for God. That He is who He is and doesn’t apologize for it. That He models all the things we should be. That He gave us a book to review and hold close so we could know how to live!

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  2. It is a worthy addiction to be addicted to thanksgiving. I’m grateful to God for His promises for my life and He is faithful to complete that which He has started. Thank you Lord!

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