Father, I praise You for my GREAT BIG family. I've been blessed with hundreds of family members. I had fifty-two aunts and uncles**, and countless cousins. (Well, I could count them, but I don't have time right now.) I thank You for the closeness we enjoyed over the years even though we haven't always lived near each other. We had many wonderful family reunions and countless visits together. I praise You that I still have one uncle (on Daddy's side) and one aunt (on Mama's side) still living. Talking with my uncle is almost like talking with my daddy - such a blessing.
|These are just a few of my great BIG family at a reunion in 2016|
I praise You for my own two daughters and their husbands, and my grandson. Oh, the JOY they all have brought to my life. Being a grandmother has taught me a whole new level of love and I praise You that I've been able to experience it. Thank You that we got to spend time with them this past week. We had a picnic in the park and then watched the rocket launch.
|my all-time favorite pic of our grandson -- he's almost eleven now!|
|Our wedding day|
And I praise You for our mishpocha at the synagogue. We are a loving, caring family and I sure do miss them. We're praying for this quarantine to end soon so that we can be together again.
|our synagogue family a few years back - at Yom Kippur|
*I don't have a source for this graphic.
** Dear Gail-Friends, you're probably thinking I added wrong, but I sure didn't. My daddy had thirteen siblings, and my mama did, too. So, thirteen plus a spouse for each is twenty-six. Multiply that by two and you have fifty-two aunts and uncles. Wow - right?
*** We dated when I was in high school.
I hope you'll leave a word of praise for our Heavenly Father in the comments below - even if it's just one word - Haleluyah! Let's praise Him together every day during April.
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