A couple of months ago, I wore a new pair of athletic shoes that I had only worn once. I had bought them to go on a float trip the week before that, and they were now dry and ready to wear again in public. I had been wearing them for a couple of hours,… Read More Day 256- Thankful for a shoe lesson
This morning our pastor talked about hearing the voice of God. Some people today mock those who think it’s possible to hear God’s voice. Others think it’s something that only existed in the past in the days of prophets like Moses, Isaiah, and Jeremiah. But Jesus, the Son of God, said: “My sheep hear my… Read More Day 245- Thankful for the Voice of God
During the first couple of months of the shelter-in-place directive, I found my heart stirred by the magnitude of people who were out of work and how that would affect them and their families. I also became aware of people I knew who had become ill with COVID-19, and concern rose up in my heart… Read More Day 236- Thankful God helps us notice the needy
When I was a child, we had one phone for our entire family of six. It was attached to the wall of the kitchen and was used only for making and receiving calls. My parents had that same phone number for decades. They still had it less than 2 years ago when they reached a… Read More Day 220- Thankful for my phone
Since my youngest son started studying premed, we have had quite a few random discussions about science. Today he mentioned that hydrogen and oxygen are highly flammable gases, but joined together in a ratio of two hydrogen atoms to one oxygen atom, they make a substance that extinguishes fire. (H2O = water) He explained a… Read More Day 196- Thankful for Lessons from H2O
I discovered this verse when I was a teenager. It was such a comfort to me then, as it has been many times throughout the years since then.It’s amazing how quickly anxious thoughts can multiply if we don’t put our foot down and nix them right away. We open the door and let them… Read More Day 155- Thankful for the Comfort of God’s Word (photos)
Yesterday morning I went to the Dollar Store. It was a different one than I usually go to, but it was convenient in relation to where I was at the time. I had several things on my list that were available at that store, so I got a cart. The problem was that whoever was… Read More Day 92 – Thankful God helps with decluttering of heart and home
It’s been 56 days since God laid it on my heart to start writing about what I’m thankful for every day. Where does the time go? For a while I was feeling the joy that comes with having a grateful heart!… until I wasn’t again. The last few days I’ve not been feeling well. I’ve… Read More Day 56 – Thankful for Doggie Lessons
It’s been a good day, really! But you know how sometimes you can feel fine, but you have this little rock in your shoe that’s really bothering you, and you just have to stop asap and get it out? Sometimes that’s the way I feel about unkind things that people say. Maybe they’re not even… Read More Day 35 – Thankful that Jesus loves me even when others do or say unloving things
Yesterday morning I woke up with the knowledge that it was going to be a big day! I sat before the Lord and asked Him in faith to go before us, to prepare the way, and to show us every step we should take and in what order we should take it. When my daughter… Read More Day 23 – Thankful God Smooths our Path
Welcome to Scripture Prayers, #8 in this series! Do you ever have those times when you just don’t know what to pray? Scriptures are full of prayers and promises from God that He wants us to believe and claim! First, I’ll write the Scripture; then, I’ll write the prayer just below it. Psalm 28 NASB… Read More Scripture Prayer #8
“The problem that seems so big in relation to our smallness, seems so small in relation to His bigness!” Loved by the King of kings “Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.” 2 Corinthians 12:10… Read More How Big is our biggest problem?
Hi! Welcome to Scripture Prayers, #7 in this series! Do you ever have those times when you just don’t know what to pray? Scriptures are full of prayers and promises from God that He wants us to believe and claim! I’ll include the Scripture first, and then I’ll do the prayer second. Also, I’ll use… Read More Scripture Prayers #7
As our family was driving through the beautiful mountains of Tennessee a couple of years ago, we happened upon this sign. It struck me as funny that somebody would embrace their grumpiness so much that they would make a sign introducing themselves as such, so I quickly took a picture of it! In the region… Read More Grumpy or Grace?
When I first started gardening, I didn’t have a lot of money for buying plants. I also didn’t know a whole lot about gardening. So, one day, as I was planting flowers in the bed where I used to have lots of tulips, I spotted a whole patch of beautiful little plants. “Wow!” I thought.… Read More Weeds Gone Wild!