Falling into the “poor-me’s” of the difficulties of our lives and into dwelling on the negatives of what is happening in the world around us is a natural reaction for a majority of people. It may even be said that it’s our default. But we have the daily ability to choose to reset our minds… Read More Day 248 – Thankful to have so many blessings to count
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
You’re invited to a feast along with millions of others. you have a choice of going there or cooking at home. You ask, “What’s on the menu?” The answer: hot dogs and cotton candy (basically sugar filled with air). You know that if you eat the hot dogs and cotton candy you will be sick,… Read More Day 238- Thankful to feast on Hope
Today I reached the kitchen door, and what a funny sight met my eyes! Someone must have spilled something delicious down the front of the stove and didn’t clean it up, so Lilly decided to help herself! She went at it with gusto. Do you see her tail? Just barely? That’s because she wags it… Read More Day 198- Thankful for funny animal antics (photos)
Yesterday I had a very interesting experience. I had gone out to get groceries and was on my way home when I saw a woman standing at the bus stop in front of a convenience shop. She had suitcases and some other stuff with her, and I wondered if she was traveling or homeless and… Read More Day 181- Thankful that Jesus sets us free!