Tag Archives: grateful

The Gift of Today

It’s easy to say we are blessed when we get the job we wanted, when we’re healthy and happy, and when we avoid tragedy that brushed close enough to feel. But on those days when we don’t get the job, … Continue reading

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Priorities

“Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, nor the strong man glory in his strength, nor the rich man glory in his riches; but rather, let him who glories, glory in this, that in his prudence he knows … Continue reading

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Cliffhangers

I rarely walk out of movies. Even if it’s a bad one, I just have to stay to the end to see how or if everything comes together. I think we all have a desire to see things to the … Continue reading

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Ingratitude

It used to bother my husband when we would give food to a homeless person on the corner, and they weren’t grateful. He didn’t understand how someone who had so little wouldn’t appreciate anything that they were given. His mind … Continue reading

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Party!

I was reading one of those passages where God gives very specific instructions for worship. Bring this item, do this with it, say these words, and acknowledge that I have done something wonderful for you. Complete a ceremony and give … Continue reading

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Right Before Your Eyes

Have you ever lost your glasses or sunglasses and realized that they were on your face, or sitting on top of your head? I can still picture my husband telling me, “Go like this,” as he touches the bridge of … Continue reading

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Music Monday: What If

My husband used this song to finish his story of his transformation from scientist/skeptic/atheist to someone who understood that God was real, and that the things he had been fighting and resisting were way different from what he experienced of … Continue reading

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Connections

There are three traditional focuses of Lent – prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. As I taught my 3-5th grade class yesterday, we discovered that they are really all connected. In the fasting, we are brought face to face with our need … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, everyone is turning their eyes to home, family, and thankfulness.  I will be taking next week off to enjoy the many blessings that I have been given.  Family, friends, joys, sorrows, challenges, triumphs, and … Continue reading

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Music Monday – Lay It Down by Matt Maher

“Everything I am, everything I long to be, I lay it down at Your feet.”  I get so frustrated with myself sometimes.  I get overwhelmed, overbooked, anxious, stressed, and fearful.  All the time.  Do I remember right away where I … Continue reading

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