snapshots of thanks

Giving thanks doesn’t have to sound melodious or look beautifully wrapped in order to be genuine, or appreciated. God looks at the heart, and we should too. One of my children had a teacher when in grade 2 who positively impacted me in this area. I may have mentioned how she referred to each childContinue reading “snapshots of thanks”

snapshots of thanks

Giving thanks doesn’t have to sound melodious or look beautifully wrapped in order to be genuine, or appreciated. God looks at the heart, and we should too. One of my children had a teacher when in grade 2 who positively impacted me in this area. I may have mentioned how she referred to each childContinue reading “snapshots of thanks”

Give Thanks

Today, I give thanks. Throughout my day, these are the prayers I will be praying in thanks to the Giver of all good things. May Your Bride continue to give You thanks for all You are, and all You do for her each & every day. I thank You Lord for Your… LOVE. Poured outContinue reading “Give Thanks”

give thanks hopeful rant

This week, a weariness i rarely have experienced before has left me tired. Not only physically. I realized that I am tired of: – false campaign promises (like c’mon, when a flyer tells me that the Liberals will cut child tax benefit from millionaires, and we stopped getting it $90,000+ before becoming millionaires, hullo?!!!!) –Continue reading “give thanks hopeful rant”

Reason #5 to Give Thanks: Because You Can

The last my top 5 reasons to give thanks ends with: Because You Can (also known as Why Not?)  🙂 If you are alive, you have a reason to give thanks. If you have anyone on earth or in heaven who loves you, you have a reason to give thanks. If you can eat, breathe,Continue reading “Reason #5 to Give Thanks: Because You Can”

Reason #4 to Give Thanks: Because You Care

Every day, all around you, are people. People,who like you and I, need to know they are appreciated. That what they do for others (such as us) is helpful, needed, thoughtful, well done. They need to hear that thanks. But this isn’t that kind of thanks I am referring to today… When someone has blessedContinue reading “Reason #4 to Give Thanks: Because You Care”

Reason #3 to Give Thanks: Because He Cares

Today, I was ready for a day to myself. To worship, soak in the tub, do an online course and a bunch of writing. God interrupted my plans with two kids unexpectedly home under foot, a phone prob, and updates to project work…not the day I had expected to have on my day off thisContinue reading “Reason #3 to Give Thanks: Because He Cares”

Reason #1 to Give Thanks: When its a Challenge

There are several books and resources to help anyone out there wanting to become more grateful, including fellow Canadian excellent Ann Voskamp’s excellent 1000 Gifts. If you are like me, you may have days where reading a book might be too intimidating given what’s going on in your life. I have narrowed down my 5 main reasonsContinue reading “Reason #1 to Give Thanks: When its a Challenge”