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.
(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!