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 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 149 – Thankful for God’s silent words in the Heavens

“The heavens are telling of the glory of God and their expanse is declaring the work of his hands. Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night reveals knowledge.” Psalm 19:1,2 NASB The heavens are telling us about God’s glory, are we listening? What might they be saying? And how can it say… Read More Day 149 – Thankful for God’s silent words in the Heavens

Day 104 – Thankful God brought me through another January

In a way it seems like January just started not that long ago. Does it seem that way for you, too? On the other hand, a lot happened this month, and I’m thankful I survived another January, another snow storm, another ice storm, another gray sky. I’m thanking God that I survived another freezing cold… Read More Day 104 – Thankful God brought me through another January

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

Day 90-Thankful for our son’s safe arrival and for long-distance communication/prayer

Yesterday my husband and I took our son to the airport for his flight back to university. He did well in his first semester, and we very much enjoyed having him home. But now it’s time for him to get back to his studies. I admit to standing there watching intently every last glimpse of… Read More Day 90-Thankful for our son’s safe arrival and for long-distance communication/prayer

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 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

Day 26 – Thankful that I’m held in the Hand of the Good Shepherd

Some days just seem to be harder than others. Gray Mondays after a time change might just fall into that category. I know I had troubles getting going today. Did you? But it wasn’t a bad day. It’s days like this where I’m especially thankful that I’m held in the hand of the Good Shepherd.… Read More Day 26 – Thankful that I’m held in the Hand of the Good Shepherd