30 Days of Thanks – Day 20

The last few days, it seems like I've been running a mile a minute. I have had a lot on my list of to do things and I don't see it slowing down soon. As I was talking to my friend Lisa yesterday, she mentioned the same situation in her life. Of course we have … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 20

30 Days of Thanks – Day 19

At Sunday night's worship, the minister's lesson was about 2 Peter chapter 3. In verse 8 of that chapter, Peter writes 'But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.' This brought to mind a lesson my brother … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 19

30 Days of Thanks – Day 18

Yesterday I got to spend some time with my brother, Chris and his wife, Karen. While I don't get to spend time with them often, I do enjoy the moments we get together. When I think about blessings in my life, my brother and his family definitely rank high on my list. God blessed me … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 18

30 Days of Thanks – Day 17

This weekend, my daughter Cecily had gotten sick. She and her husband Parker were headed out of town to visit their newborn niece, but unfortunately Cecily got sick on the 5 hour trip. Concerned it might be the flu they decided it best to return home. We were keeping their dogs so they had to … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 17

30 Days of Thanks – Day 16

Yesterday I had some frustrating things happen that pushed my buttons. I could feel my patience wearing thin. I thought about how my momma says "don't ask for patience because you will get tribulations." As I thought of her words, I said to myself "I didn't even ask for patience today". In a few moments, … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 16

30 Days of Thanks – Day 15

Life gets busy and if you don't watch your schedule and activities you can get overwhelmed. I'm very thankful God provides an easy solution for when we get tired and overwhelmed. All we have to do is REST. Throughout His Word, God directs us to rest. He even reveals to us that He rested. "And … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 15

30 Days of Thanks – Day 14

Recently I read a post by my friend, Tangie at Mrs. T's Corner. The piece Blessings of Spiritual Mothers discusses who is a spiritual mother based on the Titus 2:3-5 that “the older women . . . may admonish the young women . . . that the word of God may not be blasphemed”. Reading Tangie's … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 14

30 Days of Thanks – Day 13

My days have been pretty busy lately. My son, Colton plays basketball and the season started, so several evenings a week I'm sitting in gym watching a game. Since this is Colton's senior year, I'm enjoying and appreciating all the moments of his last year of high school. Over the next few months, Colton will … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 13

30 Days of Thanks – Day 12

The other evening, Cecily was over and made a comment about how she had forgotten how noisy our house is. Our house usually generates quite a bit of noise with three people in it. If I am alone, I normally turn on the TV or play music for the noise factor. I've always done this. … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 12

30 Days of Thanks – Day 11

This weekend I received an email from one of closest friends, Laura. Laura and I have been friends so long, she and her son are more like my family. One of the reasons I love Laura is her heart. She has a heart that loves the Lord and wants to be a shining light for … Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – Day 11