Windows and sunshine.
I’m not kidding.
This very sight is one of the things for which I give thanks – often.
Not just today as a writing prompt. Even though it is.
How lavishly fortunate we are to have a place, a roof over our heads with walls and windows in all our rooms to let in that glorious light from the sun that warms and comforts us, that helps grow our foods, that gives us much needed Vitamin D to ward off diseases.
Today, we live in a place of extravagance, and yet with all our extravagance without sun, moon, air, and water – we soon would not be at all.
Could we today give thanks for the common things; things that we have closed our eyes to; things that we only miss when they are gone?
So. For what are YOU giving thanks today?
Just in case you are interested 48 times in the KJV we find give thanks referenced.
Here are a few and a link for the rest.
1 Chronicles 16:8 KJV 8 Give thanks unto the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.
1 Chronicles 16:34 KJV 34 O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalm 30:4 KJV 4 Sing unto the Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
Psalm 79:1 KJV 13 So we thy people and sheep of thy pasture will give thee thanks for ever: we will shew forth thy praise to all generations.
Psalm 119:62 KJV 62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments.
1 Thessalonians 1:2 KJV 2 We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers;
As I said these are only a few. There are more HERE.
Do you think the Apostle Paul took that verse seriously? (See Acts 16:25)