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Illustration Title Illustration Author
  • Breaking Barriers Published by Little, Brown, January 1992, Reader's Digest
  • King Xerxes Today in the Word, July 11, 1993
  • Her Fiance Drowned Our Daily Bread, April 29
  • Now Thank We All Our God JDB, Our Daily Bread, October 12, 1998
  • Thank God for Your Thorns Our Daily Bread, Thursday, April 14
  • We Get Accustomed to Our Blessings Warren Wiersbe, God Isn't In a Hurry, (Baker Books; Grand Rapids, MI, 1994), pp. 77-78
  • Always Had an Uplifting Prayer Our Daily Bread, August 26, 1989
  • Boy In a Plastic Bubble Source unknown
  • Danger of Taking Your Blessings for Granted Warren Wiersbe, God Isn't In a Hurry, (Baker Books; Grand Rapids, MI, 1994), pp. 77-78
  • Dispair on the Mayflower Our Daily Bread, Sept. 3, 1998
  • Eddie Rickenbacker and the Sea Gulls "The Old Man and the Gulls" from Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story by Paul Aurandt, 1977, quoted in Heaven Bound Living, Knofel Stanton, Standard, 1989, pp. 79-80
  • First National Thanksgiving Proclamation George Washington, 1779
  • First Thanksgiving Today in the Word, July, 1990, p. 22
  • Forgive Me When I Whine Source unknown
  • Grace and Providence Olney Hymns, William Cowper, from Cowper's Poems, Sheldon & Company, New York
  • Handprint on the Wall Source unknown
  • I Have Everything Erma Bombeck, Redbook, October, 1992
  • Ironside's Rebuke on Not Giving Thanks Source unknown
  • Lord Make Us Thankful Source Unknown
  • Make No Little Plans Published by Little, Brown&md;January, 1992 - Reader's Digest
  • Quotes
  • Rich as a King Condensed from Home, David Owen, in Reader's Digest, July, 1996, p. 193
  • Table Grace Don Maddox
  • Take Your Goat into the Room With You George Mikes, How to be Decadent, Andre' Deutsch, London
  • Thank God for What We Cannot Lose Our Daily Bread, Sept.-Nov. 1997, page for November 27
  • Thankfulness:A Lost Art Today Our Daily Bread February 20, 1994
  • Thanksgiving Day Source Unknown
  • The Blessings that Remain Annie Johnson Flint V. Raymond Edman, But God!, (Zondervan Publ. House, Grand Rapids; 1962), pp. 20-21
  • The Story of Squanto Charles Colson, BreakPoint Commentary, November 25, 1998, (c) 1998 Prison Fellowship Ministries
  • War Story Tim Stafford, Florence, Alabama, quoted in Leadership, Winter Quarter, p. 49
  • Why Didn't the Nine Lepers Return? Charles L. Brown, Content The Newsletter Newsletter, June, 1990, p. 3
  • Greed Source unknown
  • Immaturity Vs. Maturity Contact, quoted in Homemade, Dec., 1984
  • Ingatitude Source unknown
  • Quote W. C. Bennett, Trinity Ave Pres. Church, Durham, N.C. in The Official Rules, p. 12