Pumpkin Pie Grace With Cool Whip Blessings

21 Nov

Several years ago a friend shared some special thoughts about Thanksgiving.  And one simple illustration of God’s continual favor was, well…”sweet”.

“If the only thing God ever did was send Christ to die for my sins, that would be enough. But his grace didn’t stop there. His blessings are like Cool Whip on pumpkin pie.  The dessert would be delicious by itself. But he loves adding the extras!”

Makes you smile, doesn’t it?

A life reflecting godly gratitude turns back praise to the Lord for the unmerited extras. Family. Friends. Homes.  Jobs.  Talents.  Opportunities.  Protection. Met needs.  

The list never ends.

So this Thanksgiving, when the pumpkin pie and Cool Whip are passed around, let’s remember to thank God
for all he gives beyond salvation.

Because he delights when we taste and know his goodness.

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.” ~ Psalm 136:1

Have a Blessed Thanksgiving!
Care to Share?  What recent blessing has deepened your gratitude to God?
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4 Responses to “Pumpkin Pie Grace With Cool Whip Blessings”

  1. Pam Hinote November 21, 2012 at 1:14 pm #

    Love it!!! God has given me lots of cool whip lately…He is an awesome Father who gives good gifts to His children.

    • Hearts Unfold November 21, 2012 at 2:23 pm #

      And I can’t wait to meet “Cool Whip Kathryn” in January! Happy Thanksgiving to the Hinotes!

  2. Stacey November 21, 2012 at 2:03 pm #

    Love it! Thankful for the “cool-whip” He sends in friendship! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Beth!

    • Hearts Unfold November 21, 2012 at 2:25 pm #

      Stacey ~ you have taught me more than you could know about having a heart full of gratitude. I love you back, friend! Thanksgiving blessings to the Padens!

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