Tag: thankfulness

scarves/Christmas 2016

How to express true gratitude this Christmas

I woke up in the middle of the night Sunday night thanking God for all my blessings: Great husband Great children and grandchildren Great friends Good health A nice home Abundant food and clothes Transportation Etc, Etc., Etc. Then after thanking God, I thought, “Well, of course, I’m […]

anzac cookies

so many blessings and yet I fear

I woke up this morning and before I ever got out of bed, I took some time to thank God for yesterday: baking cookies with my husband (twenty dozen, all Anzac cookies)     the cookies turned out better than ever a normal conversation with my mom a […]

Can we rewrite our memories?

Today I’m thankful for yesterdays. Not all yesterdays. Just like all tomorrows won’t necessarily be something to be thankful for, not all yesterdays are either. But at least tomorrows hold promise. Yesterdays only hold memories. We can’t rewrite memories. Or can we? Our past is our past: the […]

pray big

Don’t be afraid to pray big.

Sometimes we pray so “small”. Jesus asks though, “What do you want me to do?”
Sometimes I think we try to impress even ourselves with flowery words and long prayers. Jesus calls to simplicity in all parts of our life, including our prayers.