Archive for November, 2013

Day 30-Forgiveness

Day 30 of 30Days of Thanks Forgiveness “Since God chose you to be the holy people whom he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. You [...]

Day 29 – The Visible Image

Day 29 of 30 Days of Thanks “Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before God made anything at all and is supreme over all creation. Christ is [...]

Day 28 – My Husband

This past August Bill and I have been married for 33 years. He is and has always been a man of character. I tried to find a quote about character and how [...]

Day 27- NanaHood

Day 27 of 30 Days of Thanks NanaHood When I started this blog I had no idea where it would take me. In a few short years I have met people from [...]

Day 26 – Joy

Day 26 of 30 Days of Thanks Joy We don’t get much snow in southern Kentucky and we almost never get it in November. Yesterday it started snowing and two of my [...]

Day 25 – Stillness

Day 25 of 30 Days of Thanks Stillness As the mom of 5 children I remember those days when they were young and the house was always noisy. I loved the sound [...]

Day 24 – Thanksgiving

It might sound strange but I’m thankful for Thanksgiving Day. It’s the underdog of holidays, often over-shadowed by its big brother, Christmas. Today I’m giving thanks for a holiday that symbolizes the [...]

Day 23 – Feet

The women in my family once had an Ugly Feet Contest. I didn’t win but I did place in the top 3. I have huge bunions and twisted toes. My aunts say [...]

Day 22 – The Chance to Make a Difference

Day 22 of 30 Days of Thanks The Chance to Make a Difference If you turned on the news today even for a short time you know that 50 years ago today [...]

Day 21-Grandparents

Day 21 of 30 Days of Thanks Grandparents I loved all my grandparents but I don’t have many pictures of my mother’s father. Grandpa Layne, as we was known to us, died [...]

Day 20-Music

Day 20 of 30 Days of Thanks Music “And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.” Mark 14:26  Jesus was about to be crucified and [...]

Day 19 – Senses

Day 19 of 30 Days of Thanks 5 Senses  What a blessing it is to be able to see… to hear, to taste, (she didn’t want to share)      to touch [...]

Day 17-18 Happiness and Laughter

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. NIV Proverbs 17:22 I love to be around happy people, don’t you? There are certain people you know if you [...]

Day 16-Prayer

 Day 16 of 30 Days of Thanks Prayer Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will [...]

Day 15-Technology

Day 15 of 30 Days of Thanks Technology Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Boomer Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in [...]

Day 14-Books and Women of Faith

Day 14 of 30 Days of Thanks Books My mom was a reader and passed on her love of books to me. I have already mentioned two books I am thankful for [...]

Day 13-The Ability to Help

“More than nine million people have been affected in the Philippines. Many are now struggling to survive without food, shelter or clean drinking water.” BBC News Day 13 of 30 Days of [...]

Warmth in Winter

Day 12 of 30 Days of Thanks Warmth in Winter Yesterday it was almost 70 degrees. I went walking and enjoyed the beautiful weather because I had heard there was a cold [...]

Day 11- Veterans

On Veteran’s Day I’m giving thanks for the brave men and women who serve their country. Shout out to some of my past students who serve or have served. Thank you! Mr. [...]

Day 10 – Faith, Hope and Love

Sunday is church day for me and so today I’m giving thanks to God for his only Son, for the Bible and for the gifts of faith, hope and love. 1 Corinthians [...]