Thursday, November 29, 2012

Spice of December

I apologize for my lack of appearances around here. I am very surprised how close December is on our toes.  Christmas holidays and Christmas decorations our under way, but I can't help but hold onto the holiday called thanksgiving. Thankfulness shouldn't last one month of the year. I want to carry it with me the whole year. Each morning more gratefulness shines in my face. As my family and I got our tree from the tree farm and are slowly making plans for decorating I am reminded of each blessing. This grace that only God can give is poured out on our lives each day. Through the holiday cheer, present buying and wrapping, chill in the air, let us not forget who has let us celebrate and who we are to celebrate.

 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good.
His love endures forever. 
          Psalm 136: 1

Do you have your tree yet? 

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Counting My Blessings

 It's November. That means that thanksgiving is not far off-and what better way to bring in the holidays than to count our blessings? One challenge that I did last year was the thankful challenge. This year I almost forgot about the challenge; and although I am a week late I am still going to participate this year, too. All you have to do is write down seven things your thankful for each day through this month. It's not only a fun challenge but very rewarding. It make me realize how much God has blessed me!
 Click here for the challenge details.

Today I am thankful for sunsets, life and health, changing seasons, ducks---one of my baby sisters favorite words, color in ordinary life, fall hydrangeas, and my family.

 "Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments."
                                               Psalm 119:164

What are you thankful for today?