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We recently passed 15000 hits on this blog, from around the world. I am very grateful to the guest writers and the readers, since we started 18 months ago.
I’m also grateful to the creative people who make the videos and the free photos I put up, those that are not mine. I’m grateful for the designers of the iPad I work on, the devices on which you read this, also the people at Blogger, Blog Touch, Photo lab, Photo Fox and the networks.
Thankyou to Acerules who loads nearly all my posts for me, models and sometimes writes or photographs, or makes memes. Thankyou to hubby, who pays our internet provider.
“Now thank we all our God” in the original German (lyrics in English at the end of this post):
My mother used to joke, when she was alive, that she wanted “Now thank we all our God” at her funeral. She thought that was hilarious. We did have it. The choir sang , that she had been a member of for years. She had also sung at the microphone solo for decades with just the organist. She had a lovely soprano voice, trained in the operatic style, which she volunteered for God. It’s a nice notion, “giving back” and using your talents for others, I think.
Thankfulness leads to happiness. It also drives grumpy people nuts, which is a bonus to be thankful for. (Just kidding.)
This lady is a genius. She improvises on “Now Thank we all our God”, although she has never heard it before: