Category: Gratitude

Playing Thankfulness: Musical Lines of Gratitude

I am a big fan of Christmas music (will do a post on my favorites soon).  But a few years ago I realized that just like the culture I was finding myself skipping Thanksgiving and not really reflecting on all that I am grateful for.  So, I created a special playlist that helps me to […]

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Lines of Gratitude: Celebrating Life and Service

November 11th has always been a day of celebration for our family.  Mainly for us because of the fact that it is my husband’s birthday.  Since he works for our city,  today is considered a government holiday.  So, every birthday we have celebrated with him being around.  Today he spent the day painting in our […]

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Grateful Lines: The Distance Connection through Books

I have grand intentions to read books that are considered classics.  But since reading is one of my primary ways to relax, somehow reading a book that really makes me concentrate does not sound very appealing.  When I read about the idea of long distance book clubs in Lisa Wingate’s, Firefly Island, I knew that […]

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Lines of Gratitude: Drip Line of Coffee

For 37 years, I was a proud abstainer.  In fact, I am not even sure that I could make a decent pot.  We did “inherit” my Grandma’s percolator pot, but the glass top part broke, so for the longest time we did not even have a way to make coffee. So, if my mother-in-law came […]

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Lines of Gratitude: Generosity

I am not quite managing the daily thankful Facebook posts this year.  But I am trying to have both of my blogs reflect a grateful attitude this month.  Well, really every month that would be my goal.  Today I am especially thankful for one thing. Generosity: liberality (fullness) in giving. With having six people in […]

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An Abundant Line of Provision

Due to a busy spring and the thought that maybe prices would go down on plants, we did not start our garden until early June.  (The cost was a faulty misconception – vegetables seemed expensive this year!)  We are just now beginning to see our tomatoes turn vibrant shade of red.  But this delay has […]

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