Category: thankfulness

  • Gratitude on a Sliding Scale

    Gratitude on a Sliding Scale

    You may have noticed I’ve been posting every day this week, leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S. Well, despite the name of my site, I’ve rediscovered sharing daily is no easy task! Hat’s off to my excellent blogger friends out there who regularly do this. Kind reader, I’m fresh out of…

  • Thankful for Thorns

    Thankful for Thorns

    There was once a godly woman who lived in my little town. She was twice widowed and confined to a wheelchair, yet had the sweetest Christian spirit. Most days, Mrs. Frieda never ventured outside her home, but friends lined up to see her or called her on the phone. People flocked to this dear sister…

  • Warming Up to Thanks

    Despite recent renovations to our almost 90 year old church building, there was no heat for worship service yesterday morning. The temperature outside was 23 degrees Fahrenheit. It wasn’t that big of a deal; everyone simply kept their coats on. Except for one brother from Northern Germany who was comfortable in his short sleeves. 😀🏝…

  • Too Many Coats

    Too Many Coats

    When the weather starts to turn cold it happens –the students at my elementary school start losing their coats and hoodies. Most of the time it’s innocent enough; kids get too hot on the playground, or in the gym, and the coats come off. Sometimes they remember to pick them up. Sometimes they don’t. The…