A Song of Praise

I give you thanks, O Lord, with all my heart; I will sing your praises before the gods. I bow before your holy Temple as I worship. I praise your name for your unfailing love and faithfulness; for your promises are backed by all the honor of your name. As soon as I pray, you…

Joy Dare – Three Gifts Round

Friday was a special day. My Mom came to our house to visit, and to help out with several projects that I hadn't had the energy to work on. Together we looked for "Three Gifts Round" for my Joy Dare Challenge. We had a fun time searching for them, and as always, God provided these…

Singing in the Fire

The following story was related by Mrs. Charles Spurgeon, who suffered greatly with poor health for more than twenty-five years: At the end of a dull and dreary day, I lay resting on my couch as the night grew darker. Although my room was bright and cozy, some of the darkness outside seemed to have entered…

SUNSHINE! Gratefulness, And a Little Bit Accomplished

So today didn't go quite as planned (but then again, what day does?) I didn't get many of the things accomplished that I wanted to, but I am still grateful. I WAS able to get a few thing done around the house. I WAS able to pay a bill (yay, lol!) And I WAS able to take…

The Joy Dare – Three Ugly-Beautiful Gifts

There are some gifts that don't look like gifts from the outside, because they are not "beautiful." But when you look beyond their outer appearance and see what they mean, you realize that they are gifts of the greatest kind. Our Backyard - Right now our backyard's appearance is pretty rough. There is a large sand-pit in…