By Grace We are Saved


26. Cats; They snuggle up and give you something soft to pet. 27. Sleepovers; our ten year old had a friend spend the night last night, and it was precious to overhear there talk time about the details of Harry Potter and other creative stories. 28. My wedding rings; they sparkle in the lamp light.Continue reading “By Grace We are Saved”

What Do You Do With Your Morning Hours?


16. Itchy skin—it means my nervous system works. 17. A slight sweat–it means I live in a warm climate & have a warm home. 18. A cup of vanilla chai tea in a floral tea cup from my father in law–small cup of delight. 19. Devotional flip calendars–they bring me a snippet of faith stories/scripture.Continue reading “What Do You Do With Your Morning Hours?”

Personal Self-Development Isn't Optional


He must increase, but I must decrease. (John 3:30, ESV) 11. Personal Development with great books! 12. Exercise opportunities (a great yoga studio & friends to walk with) 13. Smoothies (healthy eating to develop a healthy habit of eating less) 14. Meditation/Prayer (praying/meditating on gifts before I get out of bed) 15. Attending Doctor Appointments (developingContinue reading “Personal Self-Development Isn't Optional”

Bleary Eyes, Weary Heart, and Yet Pressing On


5. Early morning writing time. 6. Bleary eyes that still see. 7. Weary hear that presses on. 8. Bowlful of medicine 9. Tray full of supplements. 10. Money in the bank. Today I continue to count 1000 gifts. This will take awhile. Do you count your blessings or have a gratitude journal? It seems toContinue reading “Bleary Eyes, Weary Heart, and Yet Pressing On”

Counting 1,000 Gifts


James 1:17-18 The Message (MSG) 16-18 So, my very dear friends, don’t get thrown off course. Every desirable and beneficial gift comes out of heaven. The gifts are rivers of light cascading down from the Father of Light. There is nothing deceitful in God, nothing two-faced, nothing fickle. He brought us to life using the true Word,Continue reading “Counting 1,000 Gifts”