Posts Tagged ‘thankfulness’


Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get. -Frank A. Clark

Well another Thanksgiving has come and gone and we are now headed full force into the Christmas Season. (more…)

Day 22-God

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude ~Cynthia Ozick

Today I am thankful for a God that loves me no matter what. I am thankful that he sent his only son to die for my sins. (more…)

Day 21- Comforts of Home

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Home is a shelter from storms – all sorts of storms.  ~William J. Bennett

Today I am thankful for my home and the comfort it provides. I am thankful that my family has a comfortable safe place to live and grow. I am thankful that we don’t just survive, we are comfortable. (more…)

Day 20- Parents and In-laws ….

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Feb. of 2012 marked 43 years of marriage.

July 2012 marked 47 years of marriage

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.  ~Andre Maurois

Today I am thankful for the marriages of my parents and my in-laws. David and I are fortunate to have parents who are still married and still love each other. (more…)

Day 19- Family Time

Monday, November 19th, 2012

I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich.  ~Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, “Identity Crisis,” M*A*S*H

Today I am thankful for family time.  I love spending time with my family. I am thankful that I get to spend most every weekend with my husband and kids. (more…)

Day 18- Sisters

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of.  You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.  ~Amy Li

Today I am thankful for my sisters. At times growing up I wished I was an only child. (more…)

Day 17- Adoption

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Not flesh of my flesh, Nor bone of my bone, but still miraculously my own. Never forget for a single minute, you didn’t grow under my heart – but in it
— Fleur Conkling Heylinger

Today I am thankful for adoption. My life would be so different if it were not for adoption. I really can not imagine what life would be like without my wonderful little girl. (more…)

Day 16- My Doctor

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.  ~Erma Bombeck

Today I am thankful for my doctor and access to good medical care. This is especially important to me since I am having surgery later today. I am thankful that after many years of having health issues I finally found a doctor that takes time to listen to me and really cares about me and my well being. (more…)

Day 15- Religious Freedom

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

“The constitutional freedom of religion is the most inalienable and sacred of all human rights.”- Thomas Jefferson

Today I am thankful for religious freedoms. I don’t have to worry about being arrested for writing blog post about religion or for going to church. (more…)

Day 14- Travel

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.  ~Benjamin Disraeli

Today I am thankful for the opportunity to travel. I have been able to go on several trips that included destinations such as Paris, London, Mexico, Belize, and Honduras. I have enjoyed every minute of these trips. I love experiencing and seeing new things, and travel is a great way to do this. (more…)