Thankful Thursdays

For those who risk their lives for others. The Thai soccer boys, their coach, and the rescuers are all out of the cave safely. Thank YOU, Lord!  And we can also thank the many men and women who worked tirelessly to rescue … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Grateful for others’ joys. We all know how bad life can suck at times, and that none of us is exempt. Much of my daily prayers are said for friends and family who are going through a rough patch, be … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For a dose of sanity. But how do we preserve it when the inhabitants of this planet have all gone mad? Apparently, it’s not bad enough that the state of the world is alarming and that some of the problems we are facing are … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For summer-induced laziness, flip-flops, and beach towels. Happy first day of summer, everyone! Although, you’d think it’s been here a while, judging from the temps we’ve been having. But yeah, the season that has the power to make us suffer … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

When our kids consider and appreciate us. My mother once wrote, “Unas sencillas palabras de agradecimiento y reconocimiento venidas de un hijo es lo más hermoso y grande que hace latir nuestro corazón de gozo.” (“A few simple words of … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the grace to be content…in any and every situation. But what does it take to be in that state of mind? I mean, there’s nothing wrong with wanting more, is there? I know about wanting more, trust me; most … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For healing. Being sick really sucks! I know a bunch of people, directly and indirectly, who are dealing with some type of illness or injury right now; some of them family, some of them friends. My heart breaks every time … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For that stuff between paydays. That’s right, the time away from the office. Experts say taking time off is good for the body, mind and soul, and makes us more productive. So smart, those experts. But it’s not always easy … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the family group chat. I was just cleaning out my phone and reading some of the texts in our family group chat going back months…messages that range from significant discussions to random nonsense, but most of which are hilarious. … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For Mothers. This is the very first Mother’s Day we won’t have Mom here to celebrate with her. We miss her. And I will miss that “¡Mom, felicidades!” I would greet her with on her special day. But, I know … Continue reading