For enlightening situations (as painful as they are sometimes), because they remove the dimness or blindness from my eyes and heart, and guide me further into spiritual light. Thank You, God….
For another successful CCD year. My students received their Confirmation on Tuesday; so grateful for that. May they go forth and spread the fruit of the Spirit….
So grateful for people who inspire and move us. There are so many out there! Here’s one brought to my attention by a very cool friend:….
Let me tell you, I may not have all I want, but I have all I need. And for that I am truly thankful. “The reality of loving God is loving him like he’s a Superhero who actually saved you from stuff rather than a Santa Claus who merely gave you some stuff.” ~ C….
For the senses. Because I can see what my grandfather couldn’t; because I can listen to my friend; catch a scent and instantly revive a memory; taste a rich shot of café Cubano; touch the faces of my loved ones and, just then, feel the most alive. For that I am thankful….
For fresh starts. It is easy to appreciate second chances and wonderful life changes, but what about the fresh start that each day brings? That one’s easy to overlook. Today, I am thankful for the fresh start I got this morning. How ’bout you? Let’s make it a great day!….
On the eve of another birthday (so grateful for that!) and reminiscing. As I look back, I would’ve never imagined my biggest blessing at 51…
On this first Thankful Thursday of 2014, I am grateful to see the start of a new year, and anticipating all of its potential. Although I don’t know all that this new year holds, I am confident in Him, who knows all things. Friends and family, let’s approach this new year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day….
Thankful for a year of milestones, adversity, and achievements. Perspective on steroids. My 2013 brought a few big birthdays (50, 21, 18), a huge anniversary (25), a recovery short of miraculous (Mom’s bounce back to health), and…..a little literary dream I had come true — the paperback.
In reflection, do I have much for….
On this Thankful Thursday, I am especially grateful for the sounds, sights, and smells of Christmas.
Bright colors of red and green flicker on a pine tree filled with ornaments new and old, a train (sometimes the monorail) circles the nativity village, scented candles fill the air, carols play to the heart’s content….