Day 166- Thankful to be able to serve God by serving others

When many people hear the word “serve” they do not like to be the one who serves, but rather the one who is being served. I admit that there have been times in my life where I felt that way, even though I knew that this was not the way that Jesus called us to… Read More Day 166- Thankful to be able to serve God by serving others

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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

Day 73 – Thankful for Power company linemen who restore power

Today we spent time as a family eating at a restaurant after church services were over. As we approached our house, I had to drive around a power company truck. I didn’t think anything of it until I entered the house to find that there was no power: no lights, no computer, no refrigerator, no… Read More Day 73 – Thankful for Power company linemen who restore power

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