Tag: thankfulness

girls & boys

Thankful today for… water fights between girls and boys running through the sprinklers on a hot summer day my boys and my girls and how they won’t go to bed without getting a hug from me Daddy taking the boys on a Dude’s Night Out while the girls and I get to order take-out and …

July Gifts {Day Six}

3 gifts of enthusiasm??  Please tell me that they didn’t realize that Day 6 was going to fall on a Monday!  Or… maybe they did… sneaky, sneaky… making me be all enthusiastic and thankful on a Monday… 😉 Gotta confess that this morning I forgot about the gifts.  I forgot about the grace of thankfulness, …

July Gifts {Day Two}

This morning has been a Romans 8:26-27 morning for me. In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness.  We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.  And he who searches our hearts knows that mind of the …

teaching thankfulness

Being born in America has its distinct advantages.  We definitely have freedoms beyond what most of the world could even imagine. Being born in America also has its disadvantages.  We who profess to be followers of Christ must struggle against a culture that unabashedly teaches that we are entitled to “more”. This is never more …