People who have influenced my life was another tough one. There were a lot of people on my list. You of course can always use the opposite page to add more gratitudes about people who have influenced your life. I also thought about people who have made me better or stronger with both positive and negative influences. First on my list is Randy, my
Unexpected blessings It’s the little things that bless me. To me it shows me that God is so focused on me and my life, and He delights to bless me in small ways. My oldest son has an out of town assignment and I only get to see me once every one or two months. Through a series of unusual events, I’ve gotten to
Today (my birthday), illustrate your favorite verse. What does this verse mean to you. My life verse is EPH 3:20 God can do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine. This is such a great verse to help me remember what a Big God I serve. One who loves me endlessly and has a perfect plan for my life (Jer 29:11) so I
What’s on your essentials list? Things that you keep near you – are any of these things luxuries? Like Kleenex? I keep a box in every room – it’s a luxury that I don’t want to take for granted. I also never go anywhere without lip balm and a book. I am dependent on the Internet and as the weather is getting colder, I am
We’re at the half way point of the month and we’re over half way to our 100 Gratitudes. What are 3 talents the Lord had blessed you with? Read Matt 7:7-21 – the Parable about the Talents. Many people feel that this parable is about managing money and investing wisely. Certainly there are applications there, but I also think it can apply to our talents
What’s on your mind? I am grateful that the Lord is concerned about the things wer’re concerned about. There’s nothing too small in our lives that He is not interested in. Currently, health Insurance is on my mind. My husband is now retired so we purchase our own insurance. Our monthly premiums are twice what our house payment used to be. This plan is only
Happy Veterans Day! Do something nice for a veteran. If you don’t know a vet then write a veteran. You can write to any solider at Operation Gratitude here: Write Letters We have a friend overseas so we’ll be sending care package. Count Your Blessings – day 11 My spiritual gift is service, to that makes it hard for me to accept help from others.
So far this has been the hardest page. Do I pick people I know or famous people who did courageous things? I admire Malala the Pakistani girl who was shot, but continued to speak out about treatment of women in Pakistan, or famous people like Eleanor Roosevelt or artists I love like Mary Engelbreit? I decided to stay close and pick a few people who