Posts Tagged ‘thankful’

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

How to Reignite Thankfulness for Everyday Things

French Fries. When is the last time that you were thankful for French Fries? I have probably never been thankful for them, but a letter from my Compassion child, Sury, made me look at French Fries in a new light. French fries are Sury’s new favorite thing! Sury’s latest letter shared that the leaders at her Compassion project took all the of the children to a water park for the VERY FIRST TIME. Sury got to… … 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