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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Deo Gratias

"If the only prayer you ever say in your life is thank you, it will be enough." - Meister Eckhart

Colleen, from her inspiring blog Thoughts on Grace, hosts this wonderful meme each Wednesday. She says, "Deo Gratias is Latin for Thanks be to God. Remembering to give thanks for all of our blessings, big & small, helps us to find God in our everyday moments and gives us an attitude of gratitude!"

Each week, I join Colleen in remembering & sharing the many blessings in my life. This is such a great exercise for me, helping me to focus on the good that truly is happening in my life, no matter how many trials & stresses I may have.
1) This wonderful young man, our son, The Prophet, was confirmed on Saturday! Deo Gratias! 

2) On Sunday, we had an open house to celebrate. Many friends & family came to help us share this blessed occasion. Deo Gratias!

3) During the Confirmation Mass, both The Archangel & The Princess served. He carried our bishop's staff & she held his miter. I teared up when I saw them processing to the altar! And yes, I also teared up when The Prophet was confirmed! Deo Gratias! 

4) The people in this photo are the dearest ones in my life. I am so blessed to be Matt's wife & the mother to these four amazing Blessings! Deo Gratias!

5) Not Confirmation related, but still a wonderful blessing...Matt applied for a scholarship in March based on service to the community. He received a letter the other day stating that he got it! Deo Gratias!


Colleen said...

Love the pictures. Congrats to the Prophet on his confirmation! And to have your children also serving must have been awesome!