Category Archive: gifts

Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?

“Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom… Continue reading

I Am Like a Green Olive Tree

“But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.” ~ Psalms 52:8 Photo credit ~ Guide to Houseplants… Continue reading

A Gift From a Thorn

I prayed for an eagle That soars above all In his glory and strength. HE gave me a red heart Hanging from thorns Illuminated by the Sun. Reblogged from It’s a journey. I… Continue reading

Comfort of Love

How beautiful is the comfort of the saints. How loving and kind to give from their hearts to comfort someone who has lost a loved one. I am in awe of this beautiful… Continue reading

Multitude Mondays ~ Final Fifteen

My Final Fifteen gifts…I started this a long time ago…back in January of 2010. Ann Voskamp who was the originator of counting 1,000 gifts, is on 4430 the last time I looked. I… Continue reading

Shadows of Things to Come ~ Gratitude

I have really been intrigued with shadows of late… In my paintings they stream across pathways and under bushes… I’ve also realized that when I’m out walking in the early morning with the… Continue reading

New Mercies Every Morning ~ Gratitude

Walking by the lake with my incredible daughter…the quietness of an early Sunday morning, such a blessing to be there…with her…she’s such an encouragement to me…such an inspiration… She told me her list… Continue reading

For God Is For Me ~ Gratitude

“When I cry unto Thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.”-Psalm 56:9 It seems today that we are surrounded by enemies on every side, but… Continue reading

Thankful for the People in my Life ~ 1000 gifts

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted, but I’m so close to 1000, and I can’t give up now…so here goes… Thankful for the little people‚Ķmemories and the way things used to be… New… Continue reading

Being Thankful for Thorns

This story by an anonymous writer was recently shared in an email. It especially spoke to me as I am now in the School of Rejoicing in Trials. This class on Being Thankful… Continue reading