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Lori Freeland Christian Blog and Commentary

Revisit Your Blessings: Day Seven

  • Lori Freeland
    Lori Freeland, a freelance writer from the Dallas area, holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her other life, the one BK—before kids—she has worked as a social worker and a certified dyslexic reading tutor. Currently, she embraces her status as full-time homeschool mom to three awesome children. Her big dream? Becoming a Young Adult novelist, a goal she diligently pursues during the wee hours of the morning with help from a very large mug of coffee and occasionally some chocolate-covered peanuts. In addition to blogging and contributing regular inspirational articles to, The Christian Pulse, and, she loves to mentor new writers and encourage people to share their life stories. As a member of the Cancer Mom club, she desires to connect with others in hopes of giving support to those struggling down the messy paths of life. You can find her hanging with the North Texas Christian Writers as a Critique Group Leader and Writing Coach or cheering on her writers on the Faith Team at The Christian Pulse where she recently took on the role of editor. She also loves to attend Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators meetings where she has begun a critique workshop for new writers. You can visit her website at LAFREELAND.COM.
  • 2012 Oct 13
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I Thessalonians 5:17-18

Pray continually; 

give thanks in all circumstances, 

for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.



Dear Kyle,

This is my last day putting you on public display. I'm handing off the baton to Alek tomorrow. But I will continue to pray for you daily. On the way to church this morning, God told me to thank Him today instead of asking Him for something. So I'm going to be grateful for all the blessings He's already put in your life--the ones we've seen, the ones we've missed, and the ones yet to come.


Lord, You have given us so many things. Kyle's life being the most important gift. And if that's the only gift I get, it's enough. You have also touched Kyle's heart and spoken to him in a way that has built a bond between you. I am so grateful for His relationship with You. Thank you for getting him into ORU, for providing the scholarship money, and the motivation for him to jump the nest and move forward. Thank you for each of the people that have touched his life these last eighteen years. And thank you for protecting him and keeping him safe, body and heart, when I cannot. For that alone, I love You.

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