Scripture encourages us to be thankful in all things – thankfulness is key to contentment. And, being content at Christmas is easier when you consider all you have to be thankful for.
Even though this has been a year full of doctor appointments, surgeries, labor work, and chemotherapy treatments, I am grateful for all we’ve experienced and for those not so little things that I sometimes take for granted.
Sometimes God just intersects your path with someone else for a greater purpose. Sometimes it’s for them to minister to you. Other times it’s for you to be there for them. Either way, we must yield to His prompting, follow His nudge, surrender to His will. [more]
“Mom, what do you want for Christmas this year?” Answers to that question didn’t come as readily to me as they did to the younger generation in our home. I told him I’d need some time to think that over before I could give him a response. [more]
With one son 13 years old, and another getting ready to graduate from HS, I think about how fast the time has gone. We recently attended a senior awards banquet for my oldest son’s fall athletic season, and parents were invited to submit photos for their senior from infancy through this year for the senior slide show. As I searched for appropriate photos, the years raced through my mind. [more]