Thanksgiving for April:
I will wake the dawn with my song.
I will thank You, LORD, among all the people;
I will sing Your praises among the nations;
For Your unfailing love is as high as the heavens,
Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.
I want to thank the Lord for His faithfulness and blessings throughout April – in answer to my prayers of the heart.
I thank Him specifically and publicly that:
That S was able to get in touch with their feelings and to hear Your voice and could allow a prayer ministry session and allow You to put the axe to some bitter roots.
For blessing R with a good temporary home for self and family.
That I could catch-up and write some good-read reviews.
For the treat of a wonderful evening at the concert hall to appreciate the talent of Dvorak and Sibellius cello concertos.
That I could hear Your voice and receive Your grace and privilege to do things differently and to be a blessing to C, C and E.
That C got to see good doctors and had swift appointments to check things out.
That You healed C and they are in Your hands.
That you gave me 2 good Ablaze lessons and for those wonderful children!
That the young people had the courage to perform on Easter Sunday.
That M has recovered and is back to himself.
That R was able to talk and express some hope and gratitude and that I could empathise with and minister to the wounded, unhealed, inner-child of R.
For opportunities to bless K and that K is able to bless others in family and community.
For a wonderful Easter Tridiuum and shared times with S. at SA and SH.
For Your help, wisdom and grace to host, feed and fellowship joyfully with 10 family people and have a wonderful Easter Sunday.
That S has also been properly seen by the GP and is on a path to recovery.
That my March EH homework was completed and submitted on time.
That the EH school weekend was pure gold yet again and for all you did for I, J and all of us.
For all that You taught me about depression and how to love those in depression.
For the parent-blessing from P & J and the marriage prayer from PP.
For a couple of spontaneous meet-ups with C and other friends.
That I could go to the crematorium spontaneously to remember my mum on her birthday.
That J and S making great progress on my room prior to plastering.
For Your ongoing inspiration and guidance in my everyday life.
For the wonderful evening with C at Billy Ocean concert and the opportunity for fun and deep fellowship and healing connection.
For a blessed morning in pre-school.
For a healthy, blessed, long chat and connection with D.
For all the beauty of Spring and for spaces to savour the fragrances and freshness of creation.
Lord, I thank You that You never leave me or forsake me and that I can always trust You, because You are always faithful in love and in mercy, and because You give wisdom to all those who ask You. Thank You for the Holy Spirit – our Comforter and guide throughout our journey.