Thankful Thursdays

“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”-Psalm 118:24 We should get up each morning with this thought in mind. I certainly did today. And it’s exactly what I intend to do … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Our stories are countless, and pretty much the same. We don’t need today’s images to remind us, but it bears repeating over and over that many of us are today, and will forever be, thankful to our parents for having … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

“Put your positive pants on.” – Billboard on I-20 between Midland and Abilene, Texas. Nothing like a good highway message for perspective. Been traveling this week. Got a couple more national parks checked off our list and, more importantly, a … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Bad things happen to good people. I’ve seen that story unfold before my very eyes numerous times. A brain tumor happened to my sister at 44. I’ll stop at that one. I’m sure you all have your own stories you … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

A little story to remind myself, and anyone else who wishes to be reminded, that actions speak louder than words: Cars were at a stoplight. The light turned green, but the man didn’t notice it. The woman behind him begins … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

How many tests have you taken so far? I’ve taken many. I’ve passed some with flying colors, and have failed some miserably. From the beginning, we’re taking tests. They start with reading, writing and math (remember those pop quizzes?! Ugh, … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

“It may be a dog, a cat, a bird, a ferret, or a guinea pig, but the chances are high that when someone close to you dies, a pet will be there to pick up the slack. Pets devour the … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

There is no way the Big Bang created that! That was my immediate thought after looking at a diagram showing intricate parts of the knee. I was sitting in the examining room at my orthopaedic surgeon’s office and of course … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

I’m not in the habit of giving advice unless asked, except of course when it comes to my kids. They are adult children, I know. I just can’t help myself, it’s in my DNA. Isn’t it in every mother’s DNA? … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

So much has happened in the last 14 months. Soooo much. While in Texas this week, I spotted a billboard of a popular 24/7 burger joint that read Hours of operationALL OF THEM Immediately I thought of how God is … Continue reading