Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Pot of Gold

Recently I had the opportunity to sit at a book signing table with another talented writer, Kerry McAvoy and a dear friend, Vicki. Just like in past signings, I am amazed at the similarity of people who cross our paths … Continue reading

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And be thankful …

“Forever is composed of nows,” Emily Dickinson. My forever (and yours too) is composed of the nows. Exactly what I’m writing about in my new devotional/meditation book. Living in the present. Enjoying the moment right here and now. Even if … Continue reading

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Focus on what you do have

When you focus on what you don’t have or on situations that displease you, your mind also becomes darkened – #JesusCalling. Rather, offer “the sacrifice of thanksgiving and call upon the name of the Lord” – Psalm 116:17 (NKJV).    … Continue reading

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Trouble with anger issues?

Last evening in our writer’s group, we discussed many things. One issue that continued to pop up involved emotions in the media and in people groups in general. It seemed to us that many people harbored anger. Some were angry … Continue reading

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What makes you happy? – Part II

I find joy and pleasure in the inexpensive and accessible. These things lift my countenance and keeps my cup half full (vs. half empty).    For instance, yesterday my husband and I took a drive in the country. We stopped at … Continue reading

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God-gifts

I’m thoroughly enjoying a book,  One Thousand Gifts-A dare to live fully right where you are,” my friend Kathy gave me. Ann Voskamp, the author, encourages the reader to be thankful. She claims the “real problem of life is never a lack of time. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving to all!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS!! “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; his love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord say so!” (Psalm 107:1-2) My husband and I are so thankful to be with … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving musing

*** “Tremble before him, all the earth! The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved! Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; Let them say among the nations, “The Lord reigns!” Let the sea resound, and all … Continue reading

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