Thankful Thursdays

For those who nurture my faith. Especially, my husband. When all hell breaks loose and the struggles get real, there is nothing like having people in your life who will step up and reassure you that things will be alright … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For “Life goals!” It’s so easy to get discouraged nowadays given the state of our world. We fear for our children’s future most of all. Does it feel kind of hopeless at times? Maybe. But that’s why I think it’s … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For patience — a priceless virtue in our fast-paced lives. We need patience while in traffic; at the store and on the phone; patience with our co-workers; patience with our kids, our spouses, our parents, and our friends. Patience with … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For those who set the right tone. Like Jose, one of my building’s security guards, who holds the door open for us every morning and greets us with a super cheerful “Good morning, happy [whatever day of the week it … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For unrealized blessings. Can one run out of things for which to be thankful? Never. We can pass our days muttering to ourselves a bunch of thank-yous, for big things and little things; good things that happened and bad things … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For this great season. Summer means beach and pool. Here in Florida, most of the year really, but especially now. As we head out to enjoy our outdoor activities, please don’t forget the sunscreen, use caution, never be in the … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For one heck of a journey! In 1997, we visited our first national park. What we thought would be just another vacation with the kids, turned into a national park quest. For 20 years, we’ve been fortunate to visit and … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For tough skin and a soft heart. I’m a measured person. Still, these days I almost feel obligated to tiptoe through my day. How exhausting. I don’t dare to elaborate here, but, in a nutshell, it seems the “No Vacancy” … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

That we will hug again. Remembering my sister today on her birthday. Gone too soon. The best thing about having her, was that I always knew I had a friend, no matter what. The best thing about missing her, is … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the brave men and women who defend our freedom. This upcoming weekend, most of us will be enjoying a hearty barbeque and some good laughs with friends and family, all thanks to a three-day holiday which commemorates those U.S. … Continue reading