Thanksgiving Prayer 2014


Dear One,

My prayer for you today is that you would be surrounded by family and friends, that love and laughter would abound, and that His presence would abide with you.  May you receive His strength and grace today in all that you do. May your heart be open to receive the blessings of those who surround you.

For those who are hurting, my prayer is that you would find comfort in His arms today, as He draws you close and reminds you that He is with you. May the memories of those you love who have gone home to heaven, or cannot be with you today, bring joy to your heart.

For the one who is alone, unable to travel, or far away from family and friends, my prayer is that you would look up into the eyes of Jesus and know how very much you are loved and valued. May you open your heart today to receive His love.  May you allow Him to heal your broken heart. May peace and joy abound in your home.

[Tweet “May you enjoy the simple pleasures found at the table of the Lord, where His abundance awaits you.”]

Thank you for being here. You bless my life tremendously with your presence.




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18 thoughts on “Thanksgiving Prayer 2014”

  1. Jedidja says:

    Thanks Barbie for this prayer. My prayer for you:

    “Even though Barbie has to walk through deep times of need, please Lord, lift up her head to You. You are always with her. Let your rod and Your staff comfort her. Prepare a table before Barbie in the presence of her enemies. And let Your “steadfast mercy” been with her all the days of her life. So that she can say: “my cup runneth over.”


    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you so much Jedidja. This truly blessed my heart.

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you Sarah. We had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Blessings!

  2. Heather says:

    That’s just beautiful, Barbie. Beautiful! I hope your day is filled with beautiful blessings filled to the brim with joy and great God hugs. 🙂
    Heather recently posted..#Thankful Again {If I am Persecuted}

    1. Barbie says:

      Thankful for you Heather. Have a blessed week.

  3. June says:

    Thank you, sweet Barbie! My prayer for you is that even as you pass through this valley, that you will see the beauty that surrounds you, even here, and that you will always feel the assurance and comfort of our Savior. Blessings.
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    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you June. My prayer has been during this time that my eyes would be opened to see the beauty that is all around me. Have a blessed week.

  4. Heather @ My Overflowing Cup says:

    Thank you for this simple, yet beautiful and heartfelt prayer, Barbie. Many blessings to you and yours this Thanksgiving!
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    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you for stopping by Heather!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you my friend. We had a beautiful Thanksgiving.

  5. Kristen says:

    What a beautiful prayer. I pray that many broken hearts will find peace and love in him and in his people, and that our thankfulness will grow into our everyday. Thank you so much for putting this into such lovely words.
    Kristen recently posted..Paleo Thanksgiving: Cranberry Sauce

    1. Barbie says:

      Thanks for stopping by Kristen.

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you Lux. Have a blessed week!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thanks for stopping by Angie!

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