Day 256- Thankful for a shoe lesson

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, and… Read More Day 256- Thankful for a shoe lesson

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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

Day 83 – Thankful for wholesome movies to watch with children

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

William Arthur Ward quote on complaining + a few extra thoughts

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”¬† –¬† William Arthur Ward* Sometimes there are legitimate complaints that we can kindly communicate to the right person so that a problem can be fixed. But so often, I think, we have an attitude that is quick to… Read More William Arthur Ward quote on complaining + a few extra thoughts

William Arthur Ward quote on complaining + a few extra thoughts

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”¬† –¬† William Arthur Ward* Sometimes there are legitimate complaints that we can kindly communicate to the right person so that a problem can be fixed. But so often, I think, we have an attitude that is quick to… Read More William Arthur Ward quote on complaining + a few extra thoughts