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Friday, March 04, 2005

Thanks...

First, a quick sorry to Karey for yesterday's post. I spelled his name wrong. I hate that! Sorry bro. By the way... you are awesome. I am so glad we are working together!

"...give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus" (1 Thes. 5:18).
It is so important in life to develop an "attitude of gratitude." A simple "thank you" goes a long way. So as I head for bed tonight, I want to acknowledge my best friend and wife, Kelly, for how awesome she is. I married above myself. I love you, babe.

I want to thank my two blonde boys for their sweet spirits and obedient hearts. You guys bring dad a bunch of joy.

I want to thank our church and pastor for a great place to work and serve the Lord.

And I want to acknowledge my God and Savior, Jesus Christ, for making it all possible.

The great thing is this can (and will) continue with phone calls and personal notes. Gratitude and thankfulness spreads love and good cheer. Who can you thank today?

1 Comments:

Anonymous Karey Nickel said...

Hey Pat,

Finally got to reading your blog. Thanks for the words of encouragement. I look forward to many great days of comaraderie and partnership in the ministry. Thanks for your kindness to us thus far. It goes a long way.

Also, I have a close friend from college who recently started blogging about his new life in Chile. His blog is at www.midlifetraveler.blogspot.com Thought you might be interested in reading a bit.

Your pal,

Karey

March 12, 2005 8:10 AM

 

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