Category Archives: Thankfulness

Hope for the Lonely on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day. Exciting! Joyful! Romantic! Fun! Uncertain. Lonely. Depressing. Disappointing. This particular holiday can elicit very different emotions in each of us according to where we find ourselves in life. It’s a “pairing up” holiday, a celebration of love and … Continue reading

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The Gift of Faithful Daughters-in-Law!

  The best any mom of boys can hope for is to end up with daughters-in-law who love Jesus. My husband and I are blessed with two such young women–one, has been in our family for 5 years and the other, will … Continue reading

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Shooting the Rapids: Navigating Life’s Ups and Downs

  Wow! What an exciting few months we’ve had around our house! We found out our oldest son and daughter-in-law are having our very first grandchild– a boy! Shortly after that, our middle son got engaged to a beautiful and … Continue reading

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Redeemed How I love to Proclaim It!

“Redeemed, how I love to proclaim it, redeemed by the blood of the lamb. Redeemed, through His infinite mercy, His child and forever I am.” Those glorious words by the great hymn-writer, Fanny Crosby, reverberate through my soul as I … Continue reading

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Unexpected Blessings from a Hospital Room

  Sometimes we gain the most from the people who have the least to give. I stepped out of my mother’s house into the blazing summer heat feeling like a cloth twisted and wrung out, emerging flattened, from an old-fashioned washing machine. I … Continue reading

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