Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’

    So Excited about this App to Practice Gratitude

    Love, love, love this new app from Ann Voskamp. I love that I can record my gifts using my phone, in a way that makes sense. And that I can take pictures of the gifts and share them with others on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr. (Note: due to privacy concerns, I disabled the location settings [...]

    Guess Who Came to Dinner?

    Early last week Peter asked Michaela what her mom was doing for Thanksgiving. She wasn’t sure. A moment later when he came into the bedroom, I suggested, “We should invite Laura for Thanksgiving.” He had been thinking it too, so we tossed around the idea for a couple of days. On Friday, Laura called about [...]

    Laughter is on My Thanksgiving List

    I’m writing this a day early because tomorrow will be busy. We’ll wake up early so Peter can put the turkey in the oven. He’ll also make the dressing (the Yankee kind, instead of cornbread dressing), I’ll make the sweet potato casserole – half with pecans and the other half with marshmallows. We’ll divide most [...]

    To Do Lists and Gratitude

    This morning as I finally settled down to have my quiet time and journal, I began writing to God about how frazzled and unsettled I was. “I’m feeling anxious about so many things to do and finding my rhythm.” Then the Holy Spirit reminded me of Paul’s words to the Philippians. “Be anxious for nothing, [...]

    Blessing and Validation

    Blessing On Monday I talked with someone about a book I had read more than 10 years ago. “The Blessing” by Gary Smalley and John Trent, PhD, is based on the Old Testament practice of first-born sons receiving the blessing from their fathers. Of course, many of today’s sons and daughters have never experienced such [...]

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    Cheryl Smith