Day 75 – Thankful for forgiveness and the strength to forgive

At this time of year, many of us become acutely aware of the lack of peace, especially in the family front. Sometimes it’s because of a broken family or a blended family or rejection by a parent. Sometimes it may be that mean family member that just can’t let a year go by without making… Read More Day 75 – Thankful for forgiveness and the strength to forgive

Day 48 – Thankful for the benefits of physical and spiritual exercise

For years I did not see the purpose of weight lifting for myself. I did the weight machines for a short class in college, but it did not interest me enough to continue on. Then I started having pain that landed me in physical therapy, and I started to understand a bit more. Recently, my… Read More Day 48 – Thankful for the benefits of physical and spiritual exercise

Day 36 – Thankful for Snow Days, Heat, and Adventures

This past Sunday was a beautiful day with temperatures in the 60’s Fahrenheit. Monday, sleet began to tap, tap, tap on the air conditioning unit that is still in the kitchen window. Then an inch and a half of snow fell over the next few hours. The temperature dropped to 10 degrees Fahrenheit by Tuesday… Read More Day 36 – Thankful for Snow Days, Heat, and Adventures

Day 30 of 365 Days of Thanks – Thankful for faithful prayer partners

When I came home from an extended mission trip, life falling apart, I started feeling my need for support from other praying people.  Every time I would drive by the sign for a certain church that I had never visited before, something in my spirit would jump with hope.  So, I decided to check it… Read More Day 30 of 365 Days of Thanks – Thankful for faithful prayer partners