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Entering in…

Rest can be so elusive in this chaotic world. We chase after so many things, telling ourselves if we only get a little more of this or of that, THEN we can rest. I want to ask you a question. Do you know what it means to rest? I'll be honest with you, me neither.… Continue reading Entering in…

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A bit of my writing….

Our writing prompt in my writer’s group was: If someone from the future picked up your journal and read about today, what would they read? This is what I wrote. My writer’s group said I should post it as it might encourage someone right now. I hope it does. ❤️ I went for a walk… Continue reading A bit of my writing….

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Choosing to be Grateful: Days 22, 23, & 24

I have been having fun the last few days and feel very grateful for family and friends. I pray the same has been true for you. Day 22 was inspired by one of my nephews who woke up early and left me the message outside my bedroom door to "follow the trail". It was written… Continue reading Choosing to be Grateful: Days 22, 23, & 24

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Choosing to be Grateful: Days 22, 23, & 24

Sorry, I have been having trouble with my internet and didn't realize this didn't post. Here it is now! I have been having fun the last few days and feel very grateful for family and friends. I pray the same has been true for you. Day 22 was inspired by one of my nephews who… Continue reading Choosing to be Grateful: Days 22, 23, & 24

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Choosing to be Grateful: Day 21

I'm so grateful for this woman. We do truth and we do all the emotions and we love each other through it all. We do hard things together like work and mud runs. We just enjoy life together. Friends like this are special and a gift from the Lord. Day 21: What friend are you… Continue reading Choosing to be Grateful: Day 21

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Choosing to be Grateful: Day 20

Sometimes I need a little something extra to make me feel pretty. It might be a necklace, a set of earrings, or a fun nail polish color. I'm grateful for these little touches on the days I feel droopy. Day 20: What are you grateful for that can make you feel pretty. Bonus Challenge: Give… Continue reading Choosing to be Grateful: Day 20

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Choosing to be Grateful: Day 19

Today was my first day back at work after my surgery. When I walked in a few of my coworkers and team members were standing near my desk with hugs to welcome me back. My desk had notes scattered on it and a few thoughtful gifts were waiting for me. I work with an amazing… Continue reading Choosing to be Grateful: Day 19

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Choosing to be Grateful: Day 18

This weekend I spent a lot of time with my nephews and nieces. Today, I had a few special moments that I hold dear to my heart. At lunch my 6 yr old niece said, "I've never made a quesadilla. I want to learn." So a silent prayer that she wouldn't burn herself while on… Continue reading Choosing to be Grateful: Day 18

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Choosing to be Grateful: Day 17

I'm up visiting family and am currently accompanying them to ballet practice. I was struck by how special it is when someone who is an expert in their field gives time to teaching the younger ones. I wonder if we all taught what we know (about something beautiful) to those coming up behind us how… Continue reading Choosing to be Grateful: Day 17

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Choosing to be Grateful: Day 15 & 16

I've been sick with food poisoning the last two days, so I missed posting yesterday. But not to worry, that just means we are doing a two for one day. My favorite holiday was always Christmas, but Thanksgiving the last couple of years have been really special with a new tradition we started. We write… Continue reading Choosing to be Grateful: Day 15 & 16