Day 212- Thankful our Shepherd is right there going through the difficult valley with His sheep

Metaphorically speaking, I am a sheep, and the LORD is my Shepherd. He keeps on being great and holy and wonderful whether I pay attention to Him or not, whether I seek Him with my whole heart or not. I can in NO way ever diminish who He is. He keeps on being my Shepherd.… Read More Day 212- Thankful our Shepherd is right there going through the difficult valley with His sheep

Day 179- Thankful for fellowship with friends, family, and God

Yesterday morning I wrote a blogpost and had stimulating conversation with my college-age son. I waited till the outside temperature crept slowly up to just under 55 degrees Fahrenheit then donned a fleece sweatshirt and a jacket and went out to work in the nonsunny garden. It felt very satisfying to get that 4-pack of… Read More Day 179- Thankful for fellowship with friends, family, and God

Day 170- Thankful that God’s kindness waters the dry places in our hearts!

“So let us know—let us press on to know the LORD. As surely as the sun rises, He will appear; He will come to us like the rain, like the spring showers that water the earth.” Hosea 6:3 BSB Anybody else out there really feeling your need for the Lord these days, a need for… Read More Day 170- Thankful that God’s kindness waters the dry places in our hearts!

Day 107 – Thankful that God forgives us of idolatry of self when we repent

Halfway through January I started reading the book of 2 Kings.  I found myself wanting to know more and checking cross references to help me understand better.  This does wonders for understanding, but not for actually completing the prescribed reading! Saturday I found myself with plenty of time to just sit and catch up with… Read More Day 107 – Thankful that God forgives us of idolatry of self when we repent

Day 69 – Thankful for sunshine on a cold day and God’s love in hard times (photos)

If you read my post on Tuesday, you know that our region got enough snow for another snow day. Actually, the schools in our region had two snow days this week! Anyway, I love the snow! It is so beautiful, and each flake is an amazing work of art! But unfortunately, I’m not a fan… Read More Day 69 – Thankful for sunshine on a cold day and God’s love in hard times (photos)

Day 39 – Thankful for God’s Provision

These past few months we’ve had to tighten the proverbial belt because there have been so many unexpected expenses. Have you ever been there? We’ve had: Wisdom teeth extractions, Root canal & Crown, Necessary travel expenses, Urgent care visit, College expenses, And an ailing refrigerator that needs to be replaced but is being encouraged to… Read More Day 39 – Thankful for God’s Provision

Day 37 – Thankful that God’s mercy never ceases

“This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope. The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail, They are new every morning. Great is Your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:21-23 NASB I love these verses! It’s so comforting to meditate on how faithful our loving God is! His love never runs out! His… Read More Day 37 – Thankful that God’s mercy never ceases

Day 35 – Thankful that Jesus loves me even when others do or say unloving things

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