Gratitude Archive

Finding Love in Your Heart after a Parent Dies

As I would normally be blogging this week I must give up my stage to my beautiful daughter and her remarkable tribute to her father.  If you have read my blog you know my first marriage was very trying and I became a single mother when Lexie was little.  Her father became estranged from her… Continue reading Finding Love in Your Heart after a Parent Dies

Gratitude Through a Health Crisis

"For I will restore health to you, and I will heal your wounds declares the Lord." Jeremiah 30:17 A few years back I was diagnosed with menorrhagia and fibroids.  To spare any men reading this the gory details lets just say this turns your monthly cycle into something that looks like a murder scene.  As… Continue reading Gratitude Through a Health Crisis

James 1:14 Temptation comes from our own desires which entice us and drag us away.

Once I was approached with a job offer.  A job that was very prestigious and paid what I thought was a lot of money.  I was a single mom at the time and it would increase my pay to three times what I was making at the time.  I was relocating and needed to have… Continue reading James 1:14 Temptation comes from our own desires which entice us and drag us away.

Matthew 6:33 Seek and All Will be Added

In the last 6 months I have learned and lived this bible verse. Matthew 6:33 "But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you." The message is simple, always put God and His will first and you will be rewarded.  I have had so many… Continue reading Matthew 6:33 Seek and All Will be Added

Psalm 127:3 “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him.” Paying homage to my child.

Exactly 24 years ago at this time 7:39 pm I headed to the hospital in labor. I was three and a half weeks early but I knew it was time to have my baby girl.  My labor was long twenty-three hours and forty-one minutes to be exact.  Worth every minute! I will tell you before… Continue reading Psalm 127:3 “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him.” Paying homage to my child.