Thursday, April 2, 2009

Thankful Thursday ~ Hope



Our Thankful Thursday theme for today is ...hope. Laurie of Women Taking a Stand is our host this week. So, you can link there to view other participating blogs.

Hope is defined on Dictionary.com as "to look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence, to believe, desire or trust."

I can be hopeful because of who I place my trust in; Jesus. He is trustworthy so ...I can be hopeful.

Even when life is hard, I know that He sees me and knows all that's going on in my life. And that gives me hope because He loves me and wants what's best for me.

As I grow in my relationship with Him, I learn to trust Him more and more.

So, here's my thankful list for today:

  • I'm thankful that I have the hope that He will provide for all my needs.
  • I'm thankful that I can have the hope that He will use my trials to teach me valuable lessons.
  • I'm thankful that I can have hope that He has a purpose for my life.
  • I'm thankful that I can share with others the reason I have hope regardless of all that's going on.
  • I'm thankful that I can share this hope with love and respect for others.

On this Thankful Thursday, consider being thankful for hope. You can read other thankful Thursday lists by clicking here.

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12 comments:

Shawie said...

Those are very profound sentences of hope, Ms. Debbie:) Indeed, it's true that we 're not perfectly free until we live in pure hope. A hope that no longer trusts only in human means nor rests in any visible means but to bring the possession of things beyond imagination:)
hope you have a wonderful, Thankful Thursday:)

Denise said...

Amen my friend.

Saleslady371 said...

I can see that you trust in Jesus as your hope, Debbie. It shows in your beautiful countenance!

NanaNor's said...

I loved your list. Love the word Hope. Your words bless me dear friend and I'm thankful that we've connected through the web.
Have a wonderful joyous evening.
Hugs, Noreen

grammy said...

Thanks for a great list and reminder. My Granddaughter #3's middle name is Hope. What would life be without Hope?

Tea With Tiffany said...

Love the word HOPE. I cannot begin to say what HIS hope means to me. I remember the wreck I was and how hopeless I've felt. Boy, HE is amazing to chase after a wild girl like me.

Thankful for your ministry,

Tiffany

Paula said...

Hi Debbie! Thanks for stopping by my post. I love your post. We are a lucky bunch to have such hope and promise in our lives! Paula

bp said...

The picture just warms me up (my hands are so cold right now, I've been at Caleb's tball practice). I am so glad you included that verse, i had not thought about that one with "hope" but it's one of my favorites! Have a great evening, friend!

Blessed Mom of 8 said...

What a beautiful Thankful post!

Debbie - I am so touched by the friendship we have developed via our blogs. I pray God allows us the pleasure to meet in person this side of heaven. I would love to just sit and bask in His goodness together.

Scott and I are both so encouraged by your comments. We are humbled by your love and support!

Thank you for blessing us!

I also adored your post about sweet Ellie! Happy Birthday precious princess of the most High KING!

What a special tribute to your relationship with her family!

Love and many hugs!
Jill

Lynn said...

Hi Debbie,

Wow, what a wonderful post and I loved the photo with the scripture. wondering how the home sale is going. Sending you love.

LAURIE said...

I just loved your TT post on HOPE. It is the very foundation in Jesus Christ that we can build upon. Happy TT! -Laurie

Lori said...

I remember at my lowest it was only HOPE that I held on to, the good news is God is always faithful and he tells the truth. So HOPE is a good thing to cling to. Hugs.

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