Today I am reblogging the post of a dear blogging friend in the Fort Myers, Florida area that was hit by Hurricane Ian less than a week ago. This was her Day 1 post. I hope to reblog a few others also. Please visit her blog and encourage her with your prayers and well wishes.… Read More What’s it Like in Florida During and Post Hurricane Ian?
When I was growing up, I was taught, somehow or other, to root for the underdog. I don’t know who taught it to me. I don’t remember having a lesson on it; I just learned it. Think about it; David was the underdog against Goliath, but with God on His side, he won anyway! And… Read More Day 241- Thankful for underdogs and long shots
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
Wednesday evening one of my prayer buddies invited me and my family over to her house for dinner. We gladly accepted! Saturday evening we went and spent a very pleasant time with her and her son! She is an excellent cook, which I would never would have known any other way. When we pray together… Read More Day 100 – Thankful for hospitality and fellowship
This evening my husband and youngest son decided to play Minecraft together, so I asked my daughter if she wanted to watch a movie. We didn’t want to watch one that we’ve already seen, so I looked at the selection to rent at Redbox. It’s really hard to find movies that don’t somehow make me… Read More Day 83 – Thankful for wholesome movies to watch with children
I remember when I was so non tech savvy that my daughter had to sign me up for Facebook!! I didn’t know how to text, and I never thought I would have a smart phone! Who would have thought that I would start a blog?! I still remember the look on my older son’s face… Read More Day 80 – Thankful for tech communication
I hope that you have all had a Happy Thanksgiving and that your weekend will go well! We had a very restful Thanksgiving day with six extra members of the family at our house. Two grandsons played video games most of the day, and the five-year-old granddaughter was as funny and giggly as ever! I… Read More Day 50 – Thankful for you!
As those of you who have been following for a while may know, my husband and I recently took our son a few states away to start his freshman year at college. We said our goodbyes in front of the guys’ dorm at the beginning of September and began the drive back home without him.… Read More Day 38 – Thankful for Good News from afar!
When I came home from an extended mission trip, life falling apart, I started feeling my need for support from other praying people. Every time I would drive by the sign for a certain church that I had never visited before, something in my spirit would jump with hope. So, I decided to check it… Read More Day 30 of 365 Days of Thanks – Thankful for faithful prayer partners
As I mentioned this summer in this post, my youngest daughter and I have been going through the process of trying to get a diagnosis for the conglomerate of unpleasant symptoms that she has been suffering. This Thursday we get to go see a geneticist. In filling out the forms, I’ve had to contact family… Read More Day 20 – Thankful for deeper bonding in trying times
Today, I had the opportunity to decide what I would do with the few minutes I had free between tasks. I decided to go visit with a good acquaintance of mine who works across the street from where I did my shopping. It was so good to see her again, and we enjoyed catching up… Read More Day 10 – Cheerful interactions