Almighty God unto whom all hearts and minds are open and from whom nothing is hidden, please accept the following thank offering.
Thank you for another opportunity to participate in your reconciling, resurrecting and restoring process.
Thank you for the resiliency of the human spirit.
Thank you for America, a land of great opportunity and despite its shortcoming it is one of the greatest countries on earth.
Thank you for the freedom to criticize our government without retribution-this is a freedom denied to many.
Thank you for activist past, present, and those still to come, who through selfless actions have lived the call: Justice for all!
Thank you for the abolitionists who fought to end Slavery in America (please do not allow their great sacrifices to be forgotten or taken for granted)!
Thank you that in America there is freedom of religion!!
Thank you for the witness of the American Africans who survived the dehumanizing system of slavery and for those who have thrived in spite of living under the hardships imposed by Jim Crow Law.
Thank you for the thousands, if not millions, of Europeans who stood against Hitler’s reign of terror. May their sacrifices be forever immortalized.
Thank you for the survivors of the Jewish Holocaust who are living testimonies to the power of the human spirit to overcome evil. Their compelling stories remind us that evil is alive and well.
As always, thank you for Jesus-Author and Finisher of the Christian faith.