We made it home early enough to attend Wednesday evening church.
Tonight I am thankful for
~ a pastor who is transparent and wise.
Transparency without wisdom can become messy ugly foolishness. Those who do not use wisdom in their transparency often share stories which are not theirs to share.
Wisdom without transparency can seem cold and uncaring. Those who are wise but allow no one in come across as lacking compassion.
Bob McCartney has wisdom regarding what and when to be transparent. He Read more [...]
Sunday. Today I'm grateful for
~ God's Word
~ God's people
~ Being a part of His family
~ Kendall Presbyterian Church Miami
~ Meeting new friends
Monday. Today I'm grateful for
~ Mediterranean cuisine with a Cuban flair
~ Hotel "do not disturb" signs
~ Room keys
~ Pound cake with strawberries & blue berries for breakfast
~ Real whipped cream on the above
Food seems to be a theme in my recent gratitude lists. 🤷🏼♀️
In case you need me today, I'll be laying by the pool, getting Read more [...]
It's November! The month of thanksgiving, when we count our blessings.
As I've done for years, I'm thinking of things I'm grateful for each day of this month. I'm posting them on my private Facebook profile. Here are my gratitude lists for the first twelve days of November.
1. Today I am grateful for
~ Cool temperatures
~ Fall colors
~ Good books
~ Text messages from my love
2. Today I am thankful for
~ Waking up to romantic texts
~ Being bought with a price
~ Adoption as a child of Read more [...]
The final day of this Thanksgiving Challenge.
I am grateful for my friends. Too many to list. Here are a few of the things they give me.
Thank you for the friends I have in my life. They love me well. Help me to love them, to bear their burdens, to forgive them when they hurt me, and to glorify You in our relationships.
A friend loves Read more [...]
Thank you for all the seasonings we have to use and all the flavors we get to experience in our food. But I know that nothing compares to You. As verse 8 of Psalm 34 says, Taste and see that the Lord is good." You alone are good. You alone are worthy of my praise. I praise You today for who You are.
Taste and See That the Lord Is Good
Of David, Read more [...]
Freshly mowed grass
Babies just after a bath
Chicken on the Grill
Soup simmering on a cold day
Clean sheets after a long day
My husband, even after a long bike ride
What smells are you grateful for?
Thank you for the sense of smell. My kids tell me I have a freaky sense of smell and I know You gave it to me. You could have made the world without smell. No floral scents, no aromas. But You chose to give Read more [...]
More blogs I read regularly. I am grateful that others write for me to read and learn.
Tom Balistreri tombalistreri.wordpress.com
Just Writing lindaswritingblog.wordpress.com
Christian Poetry by Deborah Ann poetrybydeborahann.wordpress.com
800 Recovery Hub Blog 800recoveryhubblog.wordpress.com
Seoul Serching in Kazakhstan paperjars.wordpress.com
The River Walk tworiversblog.com
Wendy Read more [...]
I am grateful for the blogging world. I began blogging as a way to deal with my own grief and to let others know how we were doing. Now, I enjoy reading what others write. I get encouragement and entertainment from other bloggers.
Here are blogs I read regularly, in part, because they post regularly. These are in order by the date I followed them.
Away with Words lewellynhughes.wordpress.com
This Caring Heart thiscaringheart.wordpress.com
Dispatches from the Read more [...]
In my life I have faced trials and suffering, but I also experienced great comfort. I am grateful for the comforts afforded me by living in America.
Running water. Clean water.
A nice home
Thank you for the comforts we have in our life. But mostly, today, I want to thank you for sending the Comforter. I have needed Him greatly this past few years. Read more [...]