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With Thanksgiving!

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In this year of new beginnings and celebration of God's bountiful provision I am discovering the delights of gratitude. It is life-changing to be thankful! No wonder God instructs us to give thanks in everything. It makes life beautiful!
It is a time of jubilee for our family…

Jubilee  noun 1. anyseasonoroccasionofrejoicingorfestivity. 4.OldTestamentayearthatwastobeobservedevery50thyear,
duringwhichHebrewslaveswereto beliberated,
alienatedpropertywastoberestored,etc

No, we have not been married 25 years yet (make that 20!), and no one has reached 50 years of age (please, I'm not even 40!), both of which are associated with jubilee. I think it has more to do with the Old Testament definition of jubilee. Dale and I just have a sense that this is our own year of jubilee…celebration, restoration, and thanksgiving for what God has done for us.
However, as we know from the Word of God, we are to make thankfulness a lifestyle:
"Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God's …