Friday, October 5, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

This weekend,more specifically on Monday,we as Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving.
Every day should have an element of Thanksgiving in it,so the day we celebrate it is not that important.
I know that I have rich blessings all around me.God is so good to me,I cannot help but give Him praise.

I may well have shown these pictures before,but they are such that another look may be OK.
Fall is filled with so much beauty.Each leaf and each blade of grass rivals the beauty of the springtime flowers.


I have said it before,but it bears repeating,we need to slow down long enough to really see all the beauty which is right before our eyes. Fall is a good time to that.Much of the work of the summer months is finished and we can shift into a slower gear to enjoy this beautiful season.


I encourage each one of you,whether you celebrate Thanksgiving now or in November,as my US friends do,to take time to count your blessings.
Doing this will help us to realize all that we have.

I saw this on Facebook and totally agree with it.

My life may not be going the way I had planned it,but it is going exactly the way God has planned it.

Knowing this is enough for me and I can praise God for the way He planned it.


Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends.

33 comments:

  1. thank you for the uplifting message, as well as these gorgeous photos of fall.

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  2. These photo.s are worth looking at many times Ruth. They are so beautiful in color and sight.

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  3. oh, that is a great quote. love that. & so true. i know a reason you should be so thankful... those views are so amazing. wow!! to perfect. those fall colors are excellent. i "try" to be thankful daily. remember the important things in life always. big hugs. enjoy your holiday! (:

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  4. Happy Thanksgiving ... we have our Harvest Festival this Sunday! Greetings from Suffolk, UK. I love those Fall photos. Our leaves are beginning to turn ... and the mornings are getting pretty chilly.

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  5. Happy Thanksgiving! Your images are wonderful and worth repeating. :)

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  6. Happy Thanksgiving, Ruth. When you know the Lord as your Savior, EVERY day is a day of thanksgiving. The photo with the river in it and the fall colors is wonderful.

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  7. Happy Thanksgiving Ruth! Hope you have a Wonderful Weekend!

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  8. happy thanksgiving ruth, that last image is really special!!

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  9. Beautiful fall photos! Thank you for such a nice post.

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  10. Happy Thanksgiving to you! Such warm and beautiful colors of fall. It's one of my favorite times of the year.

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  11. Great Post Ruth...we all have so very much to be thankful for. We are Blessed above and beyond. Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving Day for this Monday coming up....Enjoy1
    Hugs,
    Shug

    Enjoy your dusting of snow!

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  12. Beautiful message and pictures. Happy Thanksgiving to you Ruth. Diane

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  13. Blessings as you celebrate Thanksgiving and the beauty of autumn.

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  14. Have a wonderful, totally blessed Thanksgiving week-end! So good to have a thankful heart in all circumstances, with every breath we're blessed to take! Hugs!

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  15. Well said Ruth, and Beautiful Autumn Scenery captured through your lens. Thank you for the uplifting post.
    Happy Thanksgiving from Ontario, Canada.
    Hugs, Dianne :)

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  16. Beautiful pictures! Every day is Thanksgiving at our house!!!!!

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  17. Happy Thanksgiving to you, my fellow Canuck. I hope your weekend is every bit as lovely as your fine photos.

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  18. happy thanksgiving Ruth, thanks for this post and the reminder to count our blessings. every day. the colors are just magnificent in these photos. i am with you, stop and enjoy life.

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  19. Happy Thanksgiving Ruth! I wish we celebrated Thanksgiving now, not in the cold and dark of November. The colors are stunning here and the farmers are harvesting, so much to be thankful for year 'round!

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  20. Excellent! And it brings a peace knowing God did plan it.

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  21. Hi Ruth, What a wonderful thought and you are so right about counting our blessings. I love that first photo of the lake. It reminds me of Green Lake where I've been doing a lot of my photography for my blog. These are just beautiful places, aren't they? Thank you for your kind comments on my blog. I wish you the best of Thanksgiving on Monday. John

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  22. I am very thankful for you, Ruth. Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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  23. Well happy Thanksgiving. Your words resonate regardless of now or November. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  24. Thanks for your comment on my blog..I always love comments...Happy thanksgiving Ruth...your pictures have such wonderful light and colors...cheers.

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  25. Very beautiful...Love those shots.

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  26. Your photos (and header) are absolutely gorgeous. I also saw that quote on Facebook and thought it was marvelous. I hope you had a very wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving.

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  27. Both of these are marvelous photos showing the beauty of the creation - they should be looked at multiple times !

    I trust you had a good Thanksgiving.

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  28. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, Ruth. There is indeed so much to be thankful for. :)

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  29. I hope you had the wonderful Thanksgiving that you deserve. We celebrated Columbus day on Monday. I love your fall shots.

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  30. Hope your Thanksgiving was a good one. : )
    Your photos are beautiful.
    I've heard the quote before and I certainly agree with it!!

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  31. Beautiful pictures and words. Hoping you had a blessed Thanksgiving.

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  32. Happy belated Thanksgiving, Ruth! Your fall photos are spectacular in their colors, as always. Thanks for the reminder to count my blessings! All praise and thanks to God for his love and faithfulness toward us.

    We'll be spending Thanksgiving in southern California with my eldest son and family. I'm sure I'll be helping with some of the cooking.

    Have a blessed day.

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