Blog Challenge, Deep-ish Thoughts, Gratitude, Personal, Self-Acceptance

What I Like About Me

It's week #6 of my personal blogging challenge, and today's prompt is 3 Personality Traits I'm Proud Of. I think this is probably a difficult topic or most of us because, in general, I think most people focus on their weaknesses rather than their strengths. It would be easier, I think, to list three physical… Continue reading What I Like About Me

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Deep-ish Thoughts, Gratitude, Spiritual

Hanging out with Job

As some of you may remember, I started a journey through the scriptures a few years ago. My goal was (and still is) to read straight through, from page 1 to page ... whatever. Luckily, I didn't set a time limit for myself because if I had, I would have failed over and over again.… Continue reading Hanging out with Job

Gratitude, Spiritual

Exodus 31-32

So Moses is up on Mount Sinai receiving God's laws and commandments for his people. He's up there for forty days and forty nights -- which, when you think about it, is a little while to be cut off completely from all communication with the folks left behind. No cell phone. No text messages. No… Continue reading Exodus 31-32

Gratitude

Question #3 to begin 2011

What three things can I consistently do to energize me? Or what three things make me really happy right this moment? I’m working on a list of 100 things that make me happy. More to come on that later. Right now, the first part of that question intrigues me. What can I consistently do to… Continue reading Question #3 to begin 2011

Gratitude

Question #2 to Begin 2011

Borrowed from author Curtiss Ann Matlock. What outstanding lessons have I learned the past year?   Oh, goodness! How long do you have? I’ve learned so much about faith and trust, about forgiving and love, about prayer and the principal of tithing. I’ve learned huge lessons about how to develop a personal relationship with God.… Continue reading Question #2 to Begin 2011

Christ, Gratitude, Spiritual

Therefore take no thought…

Matthew 6: 30-33:  30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven,shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? 31  Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall… Continue reading Therefore take no thought…

Family, Gratitude, Holidays, Spiritual

Fear Not; I Will Help Thee

Psalms 16:1  Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.Isaiah 41:13: For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee. I'm having a tough day today. There's no sugar-coating it. Serious things are going on, and I don't know how… Continue reading Fear Not; I Will Help Thee

Family, Gratitude

Friday Gratitude

Well, here she is, our incredible miracle #2 -- Lorelei Constance. I can't wait to meet her, but let's hope she's not all that eager to see us again. We want her to be healthy and strong and full-term when she joins us! And, of course, incredible miracle #1 -- the ever-adorable Miss Abigail. I… Continue reading Friday Gratitude