Still Thankful on Monday

  It was a good Thanksgiving. I got to go see my family in WV and Thistle came along for the first time. I wasn’t too sure about all that traveling with a rowdy two-year-old pup. But my favorite bumper sticker sentiment proved true: “Don’t tell me not to worry. I worry about lots ofContinue reading “Still Thankful on Monday”

Some thoughts on giving thanks

“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” ~William Blake “The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.” ~H.U. Westermayer “Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” ~W.J. Cameron “Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up inContinue reading “Some thoughts on giving thanks”

What Thanksgiving dish do you crave?

I’m heading home to WV for Thanksgiving this year. It’s rare that I go home–we usually spend the holiday with my husband’s family a mere 90 minutes away in SC. And I LOVE spending Thanksgiving with his family. But somehow the food isn’t exactly what I grew up with. Oh, it’s delicious. Adding homemade macaroniContinue reading “What Thanksgiving dish do you crave?”

Have you taken a leap of faith?

At Bible study last night we talked about taking a leap of faith. I’ve joked about being glad God has never asked me to be a missionary in a far country. (Though I stopped joking about it a while back. I’m finally learning not to dare God.) I know I would have a hard time with aContinue reading “Have you taken a leap of faith?”

Celebrating Birthdays–and Every Day

Some of my favorite people have birthdays in October. Three ladies I love and admire are celebrating their 69th, 85th and 91st birthdays this month. And here’s what I’ve noticed about all three. They all like to feel special. Oh, not just on their birthdays, but maybe especially on their birthdays. And here’s the otherContinue reading “Celebrating Birthdays–and Every Day”