Let us give thanks…everyday

Back in 2010 a book came out called "One Thousand Gifts" by Ann Voskamp. Maybe you read it too? It was a life changing book, and I don't say that lightly. “I want to see beauty. In the ugly, in the sink, in the suffering, in the daily, in all the days before I die,... Continue Reading →

Give thanks in the everyday

We are practicing gratitude with our 30 Things around here. Because every little thing is a gift. It is a reason to give thanks. I am working my way to 1,000 things…because we all need more thankfulness, recognize His gift, big and small, in our life. Taking account of the little, everyday things in our... Continue Reading →

Practicing Intentional Gratitude is Important

November... It's the calm before the rushed craziness of December. It's a time for family and friends. It's a time to openly give thanks for all we have...even if we have financial problems, health issues, are struggling emotionally, whatever, there is ALWAYS something to be thankful for. Human beings are funny. We tend to think... Continue Reading →

Thank goodness for dogs | Intentional Gratitude

Two years ago, around this time, two dogs came to live in our house. We were shocked by the sudden lost of my hubby's dear friend, Ed. We were even more shocked by his will. He left his dogs to us. We had lost our beloved beagle just a few months earlier. The last thing... Continue Reading →

Giving Thanks Intentionally

About four years ago we started a November tradition of giving thanks intentionally. To make it more fun for the girls, I try to come up with a different way to display our thankful list. The first year we made a turkey "stuffed" with blessings. Year two was a thankful tree. Year three was a... Continue Reading →

A Month of Giving Thanks

Scientific research shows that giving thanks for just 3 things a day makes you 25% happier. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It's the calm before the rushed craziness of December. It's a time of family and friends. It's a time to openly give thanks for all we have...even if you are struggling financially, have health... Continue Reading →

Hunger in America…it’s not who you think

If you think that hunger only happens to "those people"... If you think that "those people" are just lazy because they visit a food bank... If you think that "those people" just need to "get a second job" so they don't have to choose between groceries and paying the electric bill... If you think that... Continue Reading →

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