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Thanksgiving Challenge

parenting, thankfulness, humility

Thanksgiving Challenge


God, Sunday Blog, Faith, thankfulness, humility

From Jesus Calling:

The Giver

teamwork, strength, thankfulness

My prayers go out to all of those impacted by hurricane Michael.  We will be heading down today to assess the damage and lend a helping hand to our friends and family in need.  As I prepare for this day I found some very appropriate scripture.


God, Sunday Blog, Faith, thankfulness

“You are blessed to hear Me so directly.  Never take this privilege for granted.  The best response is a heart overflowing with gratitude.  I am training you to cultivate a thankful mind-set.  This is like building your house on a firm rock, where life’s storms cannot shake you.  As you learn...

Shine Like the Sun

God, Faith, thankfulness, honor

This July 4th we have 4 generations of family at the beach.  “Mama B” and “Oompah,” who are 85 and 87, are responsible for building our family that continues to grow each year.  They built our family on a foundation of faith in God and unconditional love.  Much like our great nation, the...

Sunday Blog: On the Lookout

God, Sunday Blog, Faith, thankfulness

From Jesus Calling: 

Sunday Blog: Enjoy the Shade

God, Sunday Blog, Faith, thankfulness, honor

Memorial Day was originally intended to honor the people who died during the Civil War. In 1971 it became a national holiday with the intent to allow family members to decorate the graves of all of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for this great nation. It is hard to fathom how many people...

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