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You make me shake my head

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Oh, Lord, You astound me and make me feel grateful. When I look around my world--my house and work and family--or when I behold your natural creation of mountains and oceans and fields, I just shake my head with wonder. Wow. Thank you. Thank you for my family, my home, my church, all which sometimes frustrate me. Thank you for my freedom, which I take for granted. Thank you for life and health, which I really take for granted. Thank you for my mind, which isn't as quick as it used to be, but it's a blessing nevertheless. Thank you for the beauty of the world, for all its variety: for the marvelous expanse of nature and also for the cities and countries filled with people, who I misunderstand or don't think about at all. Thank you for your living Word, which I don't read as much as I should, although it inspires and changes me. Thank you for the opportunity to serve you through the church, which I often make about fulfilling me instead of about honori