Day 253- Thankful my daughter graduated high school

Today I have great news! After what seems like a long, drawn-out homeschool year, which included summer school, my youngest daughter has successfully graduated from high school. She finished all the work on a Friday, and a week ago she received her official diploma! Yay!!! Multiple forms of celebration are, and have already been, taking… Read More Day 253- Thankful my daughter graduated high school

Day 249- Thankful that God’s not done with me

Yesterday evening I was driving my daughter to her youth group meeting, and I opened up to her about how I’ve been feeling a bit down, uninterested, and even sometimes irritable. It’s discouraging for me to be struggling with this after having experienced so many of God’s victories in my life. But I guess if… Read More Day 249- Thankful that God’s not done with me

Day 244- Thankful for meteor showers and the joys of finding God

A few nights ago I went outside with my husband and watched the Leonid meteor showers. We enjoyed watching together for a while and saw a few meteors. Then my husband went inside and I reclined on the swing, all wrapped up in my king-size Microplush blanket that I got on end-of-season clearance a few… Read More Day 244- Thankful for meteor showers and the joys of finding God

Day 242- Thankful for Negative Test Results and Kind Doctors and Funeral Directors

I’ve still been trying most days to walk the walk of thankfulness. My thoughts have been so scattered lately whether I’m walking in thankfulness or not. The last two weeks have been interesting, to say the least. Two weeks ago, I was exposed to someone who ended up testing positive for COVID-19. The next few… Read More Day 242- Thankful for Negative Test Results and Kind Doctors and Funeral Directors

Day 239- Thankful for a bunch of things in spite of difficulties

This has been a rough week for me. And yet, as always, God has sent so many blessings. Every October for close to three decades I’ve experienced at least a day or two of depression. This year I’ve already had a few brief  run-ins with it, and we’re only halfway through the month. I apologize… Read More Day 239- Thankful for a bunch of things in spite of difficulties