Thankful Thursdays

For what fuels our hope. My heart, like yours I’m sure, sinks every time a senseless, deadly act happens. Today it aches for those lost, and those who lost a loved one at the hands of this latest madman. Ugh, … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For honor, gratitude, and a little common sense. We can protest all we want. We certainly live in the right country for that. I wish, however, a different form of solidarity would have been chosen for these days’ renewed and most … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For electricity, ice, and lighted mirrors. Rough couple of weeks for many of us. But now, as normalcy has begun for most of us, we are reminded of how blessed we are to have some of the things we so … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Feeling very fortunate after that mad storm! We still don’t have power and the inconveniences have been many, but we are safe and sound. Neighbors, family, and friends, all coming together to lend a helping hand. How awesome to experience … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Coming at you late this morning, as we prepare for and deal with this little interruption called Hurricane Irma. Grateful to have one another to lean on while we weather this storm. And thanking God, in advance, for watching over … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For helping hands. It’s been heartbreaking seeing the images coming out of Texas this week. Harvey surely made its presence known. But it’s been heartwarming to see so many people reach out to help those in need. That’s the spirit, … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For a welcome reprieve. Last Monday felt like a normal day from some time ago even though we had a rare event taking place. The Great American Eclipse, which a lot of us were fortunate to view, lightened up our … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Wow, what the heck? People are being crazy and cruel. Some are ruining whatever they’re passionate about with negative and hurtful behavior, instead of turning all that energy into right action. Who or what are they letting rule their inner … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For water.  Today, around 289,000 children under five die every year from diseases caused by poor water and sanitation. That’s almost 800 children per day, or one child every two minutes. [WaterAid.org Statistics]. Even sadder, is that I start to … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For friends. This Sunday is Friendship Day. A day when we celebrate old friends, new friends, long distance friends, close friends, those friends we see often, and those we see once in a blue moon. We celebrate, especially, those characters … Continue reading