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 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 191- Thankful for Beautiful Reflections (photos & video)

A few days ago I went with my family to a large lake to go “fishing”. We didn’t catch any fish, but I caught some beautiful memories via photography. Aren’t the blue sky and clouds beautiful, both in reality and in the reflection? The interesting thing about these reflections is that there can be a… Read More Day 191- Thankful for Beautiful Reflections (photos & video)

Day 186- Thankful we’re not truly in isolation with God by our side

I was just thinking about someone long ago who got discouraged in isolation. His name was Elijah. You might say, “But didn’t he get discouraged after the miracle at Mount Carmel?” Yes, but if you think about it, he had been isolated for 3 1/2 years prior to that event, so even if he was… Read More Day 186- Thankful we’re not truly in isolation with God by our side

Day 142- Thankful for rest, clear thinking, and God’s help and reassurance

After all the stress of last week, it was bound to happen. Saturday I had no more get-up-and-go. Fortunately I didn’t have anything that had to be done. I rested all day and most of Sunday. Monday morning I was still tired. The Lord reminded me that it would be good if I would fast,… Read More Day 142- Thankful for rest, clear thinking, and God’s help and reassurance

Day 95 – Thankful things aren’t worse than they are

If you’re one of those people who just hates it when someone says, “At least it’s not worse,” I apologize. But in my own life, there are days where I’m struggling, and the thankfulness airplane just can’t seem to make it off the ground. That’s when I resort to this saying for myself. Last night… Read More Day 95 – Thankful things aren’t worse than they are