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Gift List, Gratitude, Worship

Use the Blessings

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. ~W.T. Purkiser

Faith, Gift List, Gratitude, Quotes, Worship

1000 Gifts: Awake

I feel new habits strengthening, new ways of seeing, new– good— ways of thinking. Jotting down 1000 Gifts from Abba’s hand is a lot of jotting. It requires me to…

Christmas, Gratitude, Heaven

(thanks) Giving

“Many Chistians dread the thought of leaving this world.Because so many have stored up their treasures on earth,not in heaven.”~Randy Alcorn “Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds…

Gift List, Gratitude

A Sacrifice that Honors: Giving Thanks

The unthankful heart … discovers no mercies;but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and,as the magnet finds the iron,so it will find, in every hour,some heavenly blessings.~ Henry…

Faith, Family, Homemaking, Homeschooling

Home: The Place of Story

An old ash-woven basket laundry basket sits by the end of our couch. It once held our newborn babes in sleep, slips of light filtering through the weave in the…

Gift List, Gratitude

Thankfulness Notes…

From Victoria @ Light for a Writer’s Soul “Life is rich when we look through the lens of gratitude, for indeed, our Creator has lavished us with His love.” From…

Faith, Love, Worship

I think I should run….

Tomorrow is Sunday… the Son’s Day… our Lord’s Day. The house is quiet here now. The children are sleeping. I can hear their breaths, long and slow, heavy in slumber….

Homeschooling, Morning Gathering, Worship

Morning Gathering: Hymns

We sing a hymn at our daily Morning Gathering, the children with old song books in their laps. What saints have once thumbed these old pages? We join them in…

Gift List, Gratitude

Why Gifts?

Who am I? That the eyes that see my sin Would look on me with loveAnd watch me rise againWho am I?That the voice that calm the sea,Would call out…

Family, Mothering Prayer, Refiner's Fire

Paths to places

There are places I have been, places I had thought I would settle in. Places I had thought I had arrived at. And now I quietly, sadly, laugh. There are…

Gift List, Gratitude, IOW

“And as God’s grace reaches more and more people, there will be great thanksgiving, and God will receive more and more glory.” ~2 Cor. 4:15 Reflect with other Christians in…

Faith, Worship

Wondrous Love

What wondrous love is this, O my soul, O my soul!What wondrous love is this, O my soul! When I was sinking down, sinking down, sinking down,When I was sinking…