Tag: thankful

Today we reflect on making peace. Luke 1:67-80: Zechariah’s Song. Poetic Reading: “Trust” and “Cookie Days” Family Reading: Bartholomew’s Passage –Week Two: Tuesday Did you notice I am two days late with this post? For those who did, I apologize. For those who did not, I suspect you had a day like mine! On “Cookie […]

…sick days. I am not thankful for the illness and symptoms, so much as the beneficial side effects. When one of us is sick, we slow down. We cancel events. We set aside what cannot be done from a reclined position. Today, I could let my middle son do what he would like to do […]

…the one good thing that happens every day. Sometimes the one good thing is something that happened. Sometimes it is the thing that did not. Either way, no matter what happens each day, I try to forget the not-so-good and remember only the good, even if it means not having to relive today.

I discovered a surprisingly unique quilting technique that makes quilting affordable and easy for any novice. There a several steps, but if followed, the result will be a quilt you will treasure for years to come. 1. Join your mother on her next trip to the quilting shop. Her enthusiasm will inspire you to begin […]

…my Labrador Retrievers, Doc and Zoe. Zoe brings calm and cuddles when chaos threatens. Doc melted our hearts when we saw him at the Humane Society. His quiet submission, playful endurance, and loyal watchfulness comfort all of us. They provide endless entertainment and unconditional love.

…God generously sharing this passage with me today. May His Words encourage you as much as they did me!   2 Corinthians 9:6-15 New International Version (NIV) Generosity Encouraged 6 Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. 7 Each of you should give what you have decided in […]

…the carpets getting cleaned. It means my twelve-year-old, dog-stained, kid-trampled carpet will look…better than it did this morning. Moving the free-standing furniture and superfluous piles to the basement may result in a cleaner house overall. The furniture may adorn different corners, which could revitalize our antique, eclectic collection. Preferably, most of the piles will be jammed in the garbage bin! Reality […]