Posts Tagged ‘gratitude’

Hear What Homeless People Are Thankful for This Thanksgiving

It’s easy to lose sight of what’s important in life, and to take for granted all the ways God provides. To help us gain perspective of what it means to be thankful, we talked with some men and women who will surprise you with their thankfulness. They’re living on the streets with winter fast approaching, and yet, they are thankful. Hear more of our conversations in our podcast. Listen   Special thanks to ShowerUp! They’re serving the… … Continue reading

A Weed By Any Other Name: 5 Reasons for Unlikely Gratitude

My husband and I made a big mistake last fall. Huge. We neglected to apply an autumn round of lawn fertilizer. The lawn looked fabulous then, but once the frost broke we had a yard full of dandelions. I’m not talking about a couple here and a few there. I’m talking a bumper crop of the vile weed. So off I went to the hardware store to buy the biggest bag of weed and feed… … Continue reading

Don’t Be Sad It’s Over

Look, I’m going to give myself 20 minutes to write this, and no more. I can’t handle it. I’m going to type fast, and be done with it. So you’ll get it, mistakes and all. — I’m like a lot of dads: I’m not THAT emotional, but man, when I think about my kids, my little ones, growing up and away… well, like I said, I can’t handle it. I think about tucking them in… … Continue reading