It is the VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion.It is the VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.It is the VETERAN, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.It is the VETERAN, not the campus organizer, who has given us freedom to assemble.It… Continue reading Thank You, United Sates of America Veterans!
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Every year during the month of November I try to be even more focused on being grateful. Gratitude really does turn what we have into enough. Whenever I find my attitude is sour, if I instead focus on the good and all the blessings that I have,… Continue reading Counting Every Blessing
At the beginning of 2018 I mentioned in a previous post that in lieu of a New Year’s resolution, I have claimed the word “gratitude” for the year. I was recently reading a devotional focusing on Job’s gratitude despite having seemingly lost everything important to him. Having what seemed like nothing left, he still said:… Continue reading Focusing on Gratitude
Happy New Year, 2018! I’m not really one for New Year’s Resolutions, what about you? I am more of a resolve to make a change when it is needed whether it is January 1st, April 18th, or November 24th. That being said, this year I am going to try something a little different. This is… Continue reading What’s the Word for 2018?
November 25: I’m thankful for sunshine! It gets dark so early since turning back the clocks a few weeks ago for the end of daylight savings. I am so thankful that despite the shorter days, we have been having sunny days recently! November 26: I’m thankful for long quiet Sunday afternoon naps! There is no better… Continue reading 30 Days of Giving Thanks! Day 25 and 26
November 24: I’m thankful for the song Jesus, Thank You! The mystery of the cross I cannot comprehend, The agonies of Calvary. You, the Perfect Holy One, crushed Your Son, Drank the bitter cup reserved for me. Your blood has washed away my sin, Jesus, thank You. The Father”s wrath completely satisfied, Jesus, thank You.… Continue reading 30 Days of Giving Thanks! Day 24
November 22: I’m thankful for Trader Joe’s. Here are just a few reasons 1) Speculoos ice cream and cookie butter: Um awesome, no explanation needed. 2) The people that work there wear Hawaiian shirts and are awesome and so friendly! 3) They have little child-sized carts. I can’t even stand how cute it is to see a… Continue reading 30 Days of Giving Thanks! Day 22
November 19: I’m thankful for Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord , thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.November 20: I’m thankful for Lauren Daigle. Her voice is so beautiful and her songs speak to my heart and encourage me… Continue reading 30 Days of Giving Thanks! Day 19, 20 and 21
November 5: I’m thankful for the opportunity to give to others. We had the awesome opportunity at my children’s school to pack boxes for Operation Christmas Child.🎁 Once finished packing up all the boxes, my daughter said “It’s so great to get to give to others and be a blessing” 😍 I especially loved watching all the people… Continue reading 30 Days of Giving Thanks! Day 5