Thankful Thursdays

For skills discovered. Cooking is not for everyone. It’s definitely not my cup of tea, that’s no secret, and my family can attest to it. Sadly, I didn’t inherit Mom’s love for cooking or her skill for creating her amazing … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For America – for better or worse, in sickness and in health. Let me ask you something personal: Do you think America is the greatest country in the world? I suppose one could easily argue that it is, and just … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For a chance like this one. Go ahead, and take a seat on that bench. The bench is anywhere you’d like it to be. Next to you is anyone you choose to chat with for one hour. Who would that … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For colorful blooms. I was taking them for granted, I guess. All the pretty flowers we plant every year. But this spring and summer they are not going unnoticed. On the contrary, the are being watered and cared for and … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For a different twist this week, I asked what our kids are thankful for. Because the world’s on fire and we need perspective and a dose of hope. Here it is: “I am thankful to be part of a supportive … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

I’m at a loss for words this Thankful Thursday. Let me see how best to articulate why. It is disheartening to see the greatest country in the world in chaos. Chaos of any sort, but especially this sort; man-made. While … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the will and the way. Our family’s big on birthday celebrations. Coronavirus was not going to stop this one. On the contrary, it actually gave us a new way to party – – The Drive-by Caravan. The Coronavirus social … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For what I’ll miss. Looks like I’ll be returning to my office building soon. The last two months working from home have felt…well, uniquely strange. But also surprisingly painless and quite pleasant. Although I’m looking forward to returning to the … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

That He broke the mold. God created each of us unique. While we may have similarities, there are no two of us alike. And thank You Lord for that! No one wants another one of me out there. Our unique … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For motherhood. As we get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, I think about mine. The powerhouse of a woman she was, and everything she taught me. Her example of strength and faith and unconditional love will live in … Continue reading