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Thankfulness on a Bad Day

We can find plenty of gratitude devotionals that tell us we are to be thankful for what God has given us.  As believers, we know that everything we have comes from God.    On a ‘good’ day I thank God for my food, my job, my family, my health and more But what does thankfulness… Continue reading Thankfulness on a Bad Day

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Looking at Aging Through Fresh Eyes

Bright and early this morning I met a woman named Wanda.   I met her through a poem she wrote in 2015;  The Gift Wrap and the Jewel.    Wanda passed away in 2016, just shy of the age of 93.   This woman, this legacy, made clear the focus I want to maintain for… Continue reading Looking at Aging Through Fresh Eyes

God's Word, Grounded Living, Purposeful Life, Relationship with God, Thankfulness

Are We Really Thankful for Everything?

I live in the state of California that once again has been devastated by fire and now possibly flash floods.   Many dear people have lost their life long treasures and much more.  They are looking forward to a Thanksgiving that may be  a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.    I, as many,  pray for those… Continue reading Are We Really Thankful for Everything?