Thankful

I am thankful for my family,
I am thankful for friends nearby and far,
I am thankful for those who speak to injustice,
I am thankful for work, meeting, and digging into the issues,
I am thankful for a new picture of the English congregation,
I am thankful for those who try hard to do kingdom work,
I am thankful to creative ideas,
I am thankful for shared responsibility,
I am thankful for community,
I am thankful for sanctuary and those who provide it,
I am thankful for words that come and patience to wait,
I am thankful for times of deep sighing,
I am thankful for the creation,
I am thankful to the waters which have soothed my soul,
I am thankful for many things and many ways to express it,