A Time For Thankfulness

written by

Angela Bakker

posted on

October 11, 2020

A few days ago Tim challenged all the Jubilee Farm Families to take a few minutes to reflect and be thankful and to share a few things they were thankful for.

We really appreciate all of your responses. Thank you for taking the time to share.


I am thankful for living in a wonderful country like Canada . I am very grateful to have a cottage in beautiful and peaceful PEC.

So thankful I have been blessed with good health. Also my family is healthy.
My wonderful family around the world and the wonderful lifelong friends and new friends along the way

My 7 children and 13 grandchildren first and foremost! I’ve always wanted to be a mom and grandchildren are an extra bonus.

The many new friendships I have made recently, primarily on Facebook, as people sort themselves into categories of libertarian versus authoritarian.

My child.

I am extremely thankful for our many blessings - of faith and health and happiness and comfort everyday. Yes, our little family of 3 sons, an awesome DIL and two 'perfect' grandsons are our biggest blessing of all.

I've just finished radiation for prostate cancer. I'm grateful for the complete care and compassion of staff at the Cancer Centre and for a health care system, however imperfect, that allows everyone to have this care regardless of ability to pay.

the useful side of technology - video chat and conferencing to stay in touch during the pandemic and to learn from teachers whom I've not been able to go learn with in-person

Gods patience with me

The lights of my life are my grand daughters. Each brings her own challenge for their parents, but for me they fill my heart to overflowing.

Being able to provide for my family and keep everyone healthy and happy.

Family will always come first

For forgiveness..in this later stage of life one can see their mistakes more clearly but also how forgiveness allows hope to rule the day.

I am struggling with stage III cancer and I am so grateful to have the love and support of friends and a loving caring daughter.

I have work. I can pay my bills. I have food on the table and a home to live in.

Everyone who is doing their part to keep us all safe at this crazy time.

My wonderful husband who is a blessing to me each and every day. Life is a joy with him❤️

My connection with Jubilee and the delicious foods that come from the farm.

My God who gave me life.

I am also thankful that i have come to a point in my life, where i do not spend my time worrying. Worry is needless 95% of time, worry will never change the end result (IF i hear something bad, that's soon enough to worry), and lastly, all the time i spend worrying, is time i can never get back....not even God can return that time to me for a 'do over'. I am blessed that i have learned that God is in control.....and i'm getting much much better at turning it over to Him, without trying to help him or advise Him how it all should end. I am thankful for that peace everyday.

Friends and family who help and support each other in every way, even to the smallest detail.
being able to walk and access to so many beautiful trails and outdoor spaces to go walking

Beauty of nature

The fact that I do have a full time job, and even in these difficult times, the bills get paid.
Having access to smaller farms to build relations with local producers and the freedom to choose products that are better for my family and for the earth.

Health of all family members, although some struggle, we are alive and sharing
Joy...in relationships with family and friends

I feel blessed to live in Canada.

The good health of my family and myself!

Nature in all its splendour! The birds with their colours, markings and different characteristics. The animals that are scurrying around during this time of year. So many little blessings for sure!

Wonderful new health technology that hardly anyone knows about, such as ASEA, LifeWave patches, and VoxxSocks. Feel free to ask me about these. I am now a distributor of all three products.


Thankful to Jubilee Forest Farms for giving a young man a good solid chance.

health and safety of loved ones

Opportunities to make a better life for myself, and to give to others when I prosper

The opportunity to spend more time with my family this year.

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