Still Thankful on Monday

Family

  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 of things that never happen.” So […]

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Some thoughts on giving thanks

Give 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 in a single day.” ~Robert Caspar […]

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What Thanksgiving dish do you crave?

Pumpkin pie

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 macaroni and cheese to Thanksgiving is […]

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Have you taken a leap of faith?

Change

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 a major stepping out like that, […]

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The Cows are Dry

Cow

My husband knows how to get me. For the past several months he’s been able to procure raw cow’s milk for us. Having grown up on a farm with a milk cow, this is just about the best thing he’s ever done in my opinion. I still don’t like the chemical taste of pasteurized, homogenized milk. It makes me deeply […]

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