Give thanks with a thankful heart. We are thankful on the day set aside to be giving thanks to God and man. However there are 364 more days in the year. 1 Corinthians 4:7 reminds us that if we think we are different or better than others, or if we feel we have accomplished
something great in our lives, or if we have received riches even above our neighbors, that we just didn't get it by our own strength.How nice it is when we receive a gift from someone, or a compliment, and we tell them thank-you. While we are saying thank you to that individual, we should also be saying thank you to God above for that very blessing He has allowed to come into our lives. "For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive?..." Answer these questions with a truthful heart and you will find out that all the praise belongs to the 'Giver of every good gift'.
Our Langley branch actually began in Vancouver in 1945, when Paul and Elizabeth Plesko and two other families began having home meetings. Paul and Elizabeth were instrumental in bringing many folks into the fold, including visiting the docks and bringing seamen back for meetings who then enjoyed a time of fellowship at the Plesko home.
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