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When It’s Hard to Thank God

When It’s Hard to Thank God

I wasn’t really mad at God or anything.  I just pouted a lot.  You know …that poochy, pouty face a kid makes when they reluctantly obey but really, really would rather do what they want to do! God had nudged my husband to pack up and move from a rural area in the northeast to … Continue reading

Waiting for the Arrival …

Waiting for the Arrival …

It’s December 3rd and the season of waiting has begun. I’m not waiting for Christmas to arrive or Santa in his sleigh with 8 reindeer and a red nose leading the way.  I’m not waiting for presents under the tree …3 French hens, 2 turtle doves or even a partridge in a pear tree. Truth … Continue reading

Weeds and Wonders { Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge }

Weeds and Wonders { Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge }

Today had simple goodness… This morning’s #walkingitoutwithJesus took me down the streets of my own neighborhood.  My neighborhood is not typically known for manicured lawns or botanical-garden-style flower beds; however, there is so much beauty in this neighborhood.  Beauty beyond what many notice. As I came around the corner and started up another street, I … Continue reading

Saying Thanks Before the Gift

It just occurred to me that Thanksgiving comes before Christmas and,  no — the turkey hasn’t gobbled up my brain !  Obviously, I’ve known ,  as far as our American calendar goes, Thanksgiving is securely holding a spot on the fourth Thursday of every November with Christmas following closely behind — a flip of the … Continue reading