Posts Tagged ‘thankfulness’

Day 13- Social Media

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

“LinkedIn is for the people you know. Facebook is for the people you used to know. Twitter is for people you want to know” ~ unknown

Today I am thankful for social media. Prior to the invention of social media I had lost contact with many friends and family members. (more…)

Day 12- Provision of Basic Needs

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Charity sees the need, not the cause.  ~German Proverb

Today I am thankful that the basic needs of food, shelter, and clothing are provided for my family. I am so thankful that my kids have never had to wonder where their next meal will come from. (more…)

Day 11- Cameras

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.  ~Eudora Welty

Today I am thankful for cameras to capture memories. I like taking pictures of my kids and the things we are doing. (more…)

Day 10- My Job

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D.  Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.  ~”Fats” Domino

Today I am thankful for my job. My heart breaks for all of the families I know that are unemployed or under employed.

For the past three years I have not received a pay raise, I have paid more for benefits, and I am constantly being asked to do more with less. (more…)

Day 9- Fall

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Delicious autumn!  My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.  ~George Eliot

Today I am thankful for fall. I love the fall season. The world comes alive with color. The temperatures are mild, which are perfect for me since I don’t like the oppressive heat of summer or the freezing temperatures of winter. (more…)

Day 8- Weekends

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

There aren’t enough days in the weekend.  ~Rod Schmidt

Today I am thankful for weekends. More than being thankful for weekends, I am thankful that my job allows me to enjoy weekends off. (more…)

Day 7- Medical Insurance

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

“$79,000 you have got to be kidding me” ~ Donna Lloyd upon reviewing a 2 day hospital bill.

Today I am thankful for medial insurance.  Recently we have received several medical statements and bills related to David’s accident. I was floored by the high cost of medical care. His hospital bill alone was $79,000, not including the surgeon or anesthesiologist. (more…)

Day 6- Bible Commentary

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

When  you study the Bible do so with a reliable commentary at your side so that you will understand what you are reading.” ~ Malcolm Young

Today I am thankful for Bible commentaries. For the past several years I have been reading my Bible. However, many times when reading I really did not understanding what I had read…. (more…)

Day 5- Life LadiesT

Monday, November 5th, 2012

 We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves. ~ Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld.

Today I am thankful for the ladies who I have grown close to through the Life Bible Church. I love this wonderful group of ladies. (more…)

Day 4- My Church

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Church isn’t where you meet. Church isn’t a building. Church is what you do. Church is who you are. Church is the human outworking of the person of Jesus Christ. Let’s not go to Church, let’s be the Church. – Bridget Willard

Today I am thankful for my church.  We have been attending Life Bible Church for two years. This past year has been a year of growth for our church. (more…)