Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thirty Days of Thankful – Days 29 and 30

Thankful for the mystery of the past and how it shaped the present. Thankful for what the future holds. Thankful for old friends and new ones. Thankful for it all. Every last bit if it! And how God uses it … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Days 26, 27 and 28

Before I delve into Christmas decorating I must decorate for the next official holiday. The Southeastern Championship Football Game – THIS SATURDAY! We are orange and blue around here. From the diplomas, to the Auburn Creed, to the paintings of … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 25

What a great Thanksgiving day! So grateful for all the (gluten free!!!!) food and all the thoughtful hands who prepared it. So blessed to enjoy family game time (Apples to Apples) and to have lots of laughter and joy (special … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 24

In no particular order: today I’m thankful for hair spray (some things will never change!), the Vince Guaraldi Trio (puts the Merry in Christmas to me!), and for friends who can just drop in anytime for a visit, even though … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Days 22 and 23

Very thankful the antibiotic I got yesterday and the fact acute bronchitis is becoming a distant memory. Also very thankful for this handy-dandy iPhone device which seems to do it all, including keeping me on the right roads on a … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 21

So thankful for an entire week of Thanksgiving holidays! I don’t remember ever having the whole week off but this year ’tis true…I will enjoy seeing our kids a little bit more this week, coming up with some things to … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Days 19 and 20

Thankful for my home, a place where the ones I love the most live, play and eat (sometimes they sleep). When we moved here, right after 9/11 in 2001, I remember telling God this is another tool in my toolbox … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Days 17 and 18

“A legacy of life, a legacy of hope, the story of all the things that matter most…” I am thankful for the legacy that has become part of God’s great story.

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 16

Thank you Lord, for the village it is taking to raise my children… this week in particular. You know who you are

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 15

I am thankful today for eating lunch at school with Canon. I am thankful that when he saw me he gave me a huge smile and wanted me to hold his hand all the way to the lunchroom. I am … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 14

As I listen to my oldest child tell the stories of her first youth group retreat, I remember fondly my days at VHBC. A member of their youth group from 7th grade until 12th grade, I have many good memories … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 13

So thankful for my Facebook and the friends I’ve had a chance to reconnect with as grown ups! My life is so much richer b/c of them. Being invited to see the Auburn homecoming game last Saturday and the Styx … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Days 11 and 12

Today I am thankful for I-65 south which is taking me out of town with my man.

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Days 9 and 10

It is that time of year of again, where we see the stars and stripes hanging proudly, banks and post offices are closed and kids get a day off from school in the middle of the week. It is Veteran’s … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 8

My extended family has been blessed by four feet this year – we welcomed Nathaniel Hiller Smith on August 27th, 2010 and most recently Patrick Inman Moore on November 8th, 2010. Nathan is my nephew and is the star of … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 7

Very thankful for being a part of such a generous church, which celebrated our 2 year anniversary just yesterday. Lots of good teaching, good relationships and maturity and growth are what I’m most thankful for – but we sure know … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Days 5 and 6

continuing a concerted effort towards a spirit of thankfulness… I am grateful for a real place called Heaven. As a professing Christian, believing that only in and through Christ Jesus, I have an invitation stamped with grace to enter in … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 4

Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel. ~Author Unknown Today’s quote and my thankfulness is inspired by Mike’s grandmother. Rushing through the week I finally stopped long enough to remember Melodi still needed a hem for her choir … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 3

So thankful today for my sweet little Indian brave, “Blue Fish”, and for his fascination of teepees, wigwams and arrowheads. For his tender heart, his ukulele and his genuine desire to save the earth and all the people and animals … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day 2

As we watch election returns on another Tuesday evening in November, I am grateful for the opportunity I have to vote. I turned 18 the summer of 1990 and since then I have cast many votes, worked on a campaign … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful – Day One

Creating a spirit of thankfulness… I am so thankful for the Christian marriage of my parents, 42 years ago today on 11/1/68. Through their union they brought forth 3 daughters and several years later, 3 grandchildren. To be connected to … Continue reading

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