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Thankful Thursday

I am thankful for God’s words to me through the Bible.   While it can become cliche to quote simple verses, the realization that those words are God’s written for me to read, timeless, yet relevant for my current situation is amazing.   I am thankful for Psalm 56:8-11, “Record my misery; list my tears […]

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Thankful Thursday

Some people are going to think I am crazy, but I am thankful for freshly fallen snow. Yes, I love  it early in the morning when the air is cold and crisp and there is a fresh layer of snow on the ground and in the trees. It reminds me that Jesus died on the […]

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Thankful Thursday

I am thankful for my family.   I am thankful for the way we love, even when life isn’t perfect and arguments arise (sometimes more often than we care for). I am thankful for the blessing they are to me.  As major holidays pass and life sets back in, life sometimes becomes ordinary and we […]

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Thankful Thursday

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” NIV When we follow God’s plans, things go well for us. I am so thankful that He has given me a job that I […]

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Thankful Thursday

I’m thankful for food! It’s an obvious necessity, but above that, I love the conversation that comes during meals, the connections with people we make when we eat out, and the fabulous talents that people display in their creations.   This is a picture of my favorite food, from my favorite restaurant, created by our […]

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Thankful Thursday

My oldest son invited his girlfriend to our family Christmas gathering.  My son was so excited to share our family with her.  I am so thankful to God to have the opportunity to experience the joy my son has in this new chapter of his life.  I thank God for the gift of watching my […]

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Thankful Thursday

I am thankful for books. This is one my daughter and I like to read together, but by far, is not my favorite. My favorite book is difficult to narrow down.  I teach 4th grade and have younger children, so children’s books do top my list. I also love non-fiction, especially encouraging books and ones […]

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Thankful Thursday

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, ‘“The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him’” Lamentations 3:22-24 (NIV) A new year and a new beginning.  We make many New Year’s resolutions […]

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Thankful Thursday

John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 14:16 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” Christmas always brings back […]

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Thankful Thursday

Christmas is full of family traditions. As a child we would get to open one gift on Christmas Eve.  My parents always choose which gift we would get to open.  It never failed, it was always a new pair of pajamas.  As my brother and I got older we would say, “Can we open our […]

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