Thank You, O Lord, for letting me live another day.
Thank You, O Lord for the provision of adequate shelter.
Thank You, O Lord, for the many gifts of adequate foods, crops and waterways and other beneficial resources.
Thank You, O Lord, for the bountiful crops of the fields, fruits of the orchards, and various livestock.
Thank You, O Lord, for the abundant beauties we can discover, or find in, and around us and all throughout creation.
Thank You, O Lord, for our loving parents and their exemplary justice, kindness, mercy,and forgiveness.
Thank You, O Lord, for your infinite love, merciful justice and deep concern for me, my loved ones, our neighbors and even the strangers in need.
Thank You, O Lord, for this morning and the radiant fiery orange rays which permeate the breaking of dawn— as the late night surrenders unto the breaking new day.
Thank You, O Lord, for this breath You just granted unto me.
Thank You O Lord, as each passing second and moment ensure Your love of all human life.
Thank You, O Lord, for creating me out of Your infinite love and creating me in Your image and likeness.
Thank You, O Lord, for granting me this one gift of one lifetime, and enabling me to more fully understand that all human life is sacred, precious and holy.
Thank You, O Lord, for granting unto me, an unworthy servant, Your unearned, unmerited and undeserved Divine Mercy. Holy are You, O Lord, our God.
Thank You, O Lord, for all You say and do in and throughout each and every hour of my lifetime. I search and discover You in my midst. I wait and I wait, as You, dear Lord, enter more fully into the very depths of my heart, mind and soul. Blessed are You, dear Lord.
In Thanksgiving, say one Our Father and listen to the words.
-Father Michael Briese