Category Archives: Thankfulness

Thursday’s Thought: Lynne Twist on Scarcity

For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is ‘I didn’t get enough sleep.’  The next one is ‘I don’t have enough time.’  Whether true or not, that thought of not enough occurs to … Continue reading

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An Israelite in Kentucky

“When I first became a Christian, I identified with Moses, leading the Children of Israel out of Egypt.  The longer I walk with God, the more I identify with the Children of Israel who, despite the miracles they’d already seen, … Continue reading

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Complaining about the very thing I asked God for

Today a friend and I went to visit a Jersey dairy a few hours away from us.  When I spoke with the farmer over the phone (on three different occasions,) he assured me that he’d have five or six cows … Continue reading

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Last update on Mocha

“I purposed that if I prayed for a thousand and no one got healed, that I would pray for another thousand.” – Todd Bentley This morning the vet called and recommended that we put Mocha down.  She’s no longer able … Continue reading

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Testimony of Providence

The irony of the fact that I wrote my last post regarding financial provision in the midst of a month where “everything” has gone wrong is not lost on me. So far this month, we’ve experienced several out-of-the-ordinary crises’ including: … Continue reading

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I’m switching banks!

For years, the grocery budget has been a source of contention in our home. Each time my husband would get paid, I would pay careful attention to the money we had for groceries and plan my menu accordingly. I spent … Continue reading

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The "Me Time" Myth

I found a beautiful article at homeschoolblogger.com that really touched me.  In it, she exposes the myth that women *need* time away from their children and husbands in order to “refuel” ourselves. She points out how this kind of mentality only leaves us … Continue reading

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