Posts Tagged ‘thankfulness’

Is God Really Good?

God is good…or is He? Is it safe to even ask such a question? Many of us who have grown up in the church pretty much have been taught our whole lives on the goodness of God. For those of us who go way back, we can probably even sing songs about how good God…

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Beautiful America

America! America! God shed His grace on thee. And crown thy good with brotherhood, from sea to shining sea!-Katherine Lee Bates (1904) A couple of years ago, my family and I went on a cross-country trip. Now, when I say “my family and I” I mean my extended family, too…my parents, my sister and her family, and…

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Mothers

“But there’s a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begin.” –Mitch Albom, For One More Day I…

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A Story of Gratitude

“Dear old world’, she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.” –L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables I heard a story of a man who lost his daughter from an illness when she was just 16 years old. She was his little girl that he held the day she…

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Snapshots

“For each new morning with its light, for rest and shelter of the night, for health and food, for love and friends, for everything Thy goodness sends.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson I know, I know that it’s Christmas time and I should be writing about the hustle and bustle or sweet baby Jesus’ birth, but this week,…

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