The Joy Dare – A Gift On a Paper, In a Person, In a Picture

Things have been a little crazy around here lately, so I haven't been able to share my daily gifts. This joy dare was from January 31st and I'm just now getting to it--but hey, I'm determined to get caught up, and it's better late than never! 😉 An Email from the Hubby - The other…

Blessings to You!

A profitable meeting at DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) regarding possible job training opportunities. A lovely dinner gathering with great friends around a table of yummy food. And an enjoyable time at church handbell practice, during which I met two goals: have fun, and be "okay" with making mistakes. Yesterday was a good day! And I have…

Blessed to be a Blessing

I've been blessed to sponsor a beautiful, 12-year-old girl from Mexico named Perla for about seven years now. I support her through Compassion International, an organization that seeks to "release children from poverty in Jesus' name." The idea is for me to be a blessing to her, but I have to say--she is just as…

The Blessing of Family

I'm so grateful for my family! Yesterday afternoon my Mom drove an hour from her home to mine, just to visit me and to help me with several projects around the house. We went shopping for necessary items, and then came back to my home to get to work. My Mom helped me to organize…

The Fullness of His Grace

Why does God bless us so richly? This was the question I was asking myself as I drove home from the supermarket a short time ago. The past few days, God has been pouring out one blessing on me after another, and I am so grateful. Yesterday, I received a letter in the mail informing…