About us!

We are Amisadai and Louisa Monger (aged 14 and 11). In 2010, we moved to Tanzania in Africa - look at the map below to see if you can find it! We hope you will enjoy reading about our adventures and looking at our photos! Please don't forget to send us a message too!

Monday, 14 October 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!

Today is Canadian Thanksgiving Day! The first thanksgiving for Canadians was in 1578, when Martin Frobisher discovered Labrador. He had sailed all the way from England looking for a route to Asia. He landed in Canada safely and wanted to thank God for that, so he had a party! Some local people joined in. That was how Canadian thanksgiving began. People have been celebrating ever since! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

At school we were learning about Joshua and the Israelites. And this is a good thanksgiving lesson! The Israelites had not been thankful and grumbled and complained but Joshua reminded them of every thing God had done for them. To remember all God had done for them, each tribe of Israel put a stone on big pile by the River Jordan. Sometimes we need reminding to be thankful! We have been thinking about things that we are thankful for and have written thanksgiving poems.  Here is my one...

On this day of thanksgiving,
We are grateful for the splendour of living.
I love soft, silky bunnies
I love kind cuddly mummies.
God's gorgeous creation is a joy in my heart,
Along with my family and friends.
I love you God and I thank you,
For all these marvellous things.
Thanksgiving  Day
(by Louisa Monger)

On this day of thanksgiving

I am thankful for God ‘s pretty and beautiful creation.

I love the sun shining on me and the sky so big and blue.

I am thankful for friends and family

They make me happy and they are funny.

I love to have visitors who make things fun.

But most of all, I love you, God.
So now you have seen some of things we are thankful for (we have more on our coloured card on the wall). What are the things you are thankful for? List them here in the comments and that will be like adding your "rock" to our pile of reminders to be thankful!


  1. On this beautiful sunny day in Langley, I am very thankful for my family, and for God's Word which becomes more precious to me as I spend more and more time immersed in it! I am also thankful for the family of God - scattered throughout the world. I love being able to read of your adventures in Africa, as you serve our faithful God.

    Luella Meighen

    1. Thank you for adding your thanks! We like Langley too! And we are thankful for God's word too! We have been learning about the 1500s and the reformation. We are thankful we can read the bible in our own language so we can understand it for ourselves! And Tanzanians can have it in Swahili. Daddy was preaching and he said it in Swahili to pray "give us this day our daily ugali" Love from Amisadai xxx

  2. I am thankful for four lovely grandchildren! Papaxxx

  3. We are thankful to God for placing us here in the Czech Republic and for everything He is doing here and everywhere else.

  4. I am so thankful that God has blessed me and my family with happiness and good health. Linda