New house and Painting

I promise, I’ll have the final “Songs of Thankfulness and Praise” devotions but we closed on the house on Friday, are prepping for a move, painting the bedrooms and then my laptop died. So I let some things slide, and I’ve already put my Etsy store on vacation, so…sorry! Stay tuned, though! I may post […]

Two Pregnancies

I’ll be the first to admit, I’m not feeling very thankful today. The fact that we close on our house tomorrow means very little to me at the moment. It has been the length of two pregnancies since DH and I have been “trying.” I know this because the second couple from our small group […]

Songs of Thankfulness and Praise 4: Birds of a Feather Flock Together

Okay, so that’s not really the tune of the song.  But I do have a wonderful song in mind, and a theme, and it is something that I’ve been thinking of for quite a while now.   That thing is “Hope.”  According to Emily Dickinson, hope has feathers! “Hope” is the thing with feathers – […]

Songs of Thankfulness and Praise 3: Gracious God, You Send Great Blessings

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8AO2XhqqsU A happy, lively post calls for a happy, lively arrangement of this hymn tune. Our hymn today is “Gracious God, You Send Great Blessings,” and it just seems to fit the way I’m feeling right now.  A few of you mentioned back when I started this series that a grateful heart is one that […]

Songs of Thankfulness and Praise 2: Be Still, My Soul

Last Friday, I received an email that was very exciting.  Turns out one of my co-workers has bee hives and, as it is the autumn, they are harvesting the honey.  This is exciting for 2 reasons–it is about as local as you can get because they live in the town north of us and that’s […]