Archive of ‘Thankfulness’ category

A Magnitude of Gratitude.

by Original Staff

Perhaps by now, you’re full of turkey… or maybe only your morning coffee. Our hearts are filled with gratitude. A magnitude of gratitude. We are grateful for our journey with Jesus – so personal for each of us. We are grateful for family, no matter how pleasant or messy. We are grateful for friendships, and […]

Thank you.

by Kari Staaland

When I was young, my mom made me write “thank you” notes for every birthday gift and Christmas gift I received.  She would say, “It really is such a small act to do, considering your grandma thought of you, went shopping and spent money on you, and sent you a gift.”  (Now, I am teaching […]

Give Thanks!

by Veronica Taylor

“Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His faithful love endures forever.” - 1 Chronicles 16:34 (NLT) Ladies, Jesus died for us so that we could truly LIVE. Let’s take some time today to thank Him for the many blessings that He’s given us. His love, grace and mercy are NEVER-ENDING! When we choose […]


by Jen DeWeerdt

“Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise: be thankful unto Him, and bless his name.” – Psalm 100:4 Happy Thanksgiving, dear friends! As we enter this Thanksgiving weekend, I first want to say how thankful we are for YOU here at Original and Rockford First. If nobody says they are […]