Praise God from whom all blessings flow
We thank thee, O God, for the saints of all ages; for those who in times of darkness kept the lamp of faith burning; for the great souls who saw visions of larger truths and dared to declare them; for the multitude of quiet and gracious souls whose presence has purified and sanctified the world; and for those known and loved by us, who have passed from this earthly fellowship into the fuller life with thee. Accept this our thanksgiving through Jesus Christ, our Mediator and Redeemer, to whom be praise and dominion for ever.
–Kendall Harmon, A prayer for All Saints Day
So Halloween and All Saints Day have come and gone and we are on the downward slide to the end of the year! Zut alors, the year has sped by.
We had a lovely weekend visit from daughter #2 all the way from Maryland. She went with me to my weekly chemo session…
…and we managed to do some of our favorite things as well. Daughter #1 joined us from mid-MO and we went to estate sales…
…and went out to lunch. We frolicked with the wee babes…
We watched Spy (2015), which we still think is hilarious,
and a Hallmark Channel Christmas movie starring Jodie Sweetin which was part of the Countdown to Christmas. (Yikes.)
And daughter #2 made her famous macaroni and cheese. In addition, we gave each other foot spa treatments and sat around and talked and talked. And went to bed early.
Nothing better, am I right?
It was a good start to November which is a month when we like to consider how much we have to be thankful for, including these guys.
Enjoy your week!