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gifts

Hi, Just wanted to share some gifts our Lord has given me. My sister, Lucy lived for 37 years on dialysis.  She died at 49 and she knew the joy of Jesus.    She suffered much like having three kidney transplants … READ MORE

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Thank you

I have just finished One Thousand Gifts.  2 weeks ago the book was introduced to my sister by another family member and she gave it to me, I in turn will give it to 3 others.  Thank you, I need this right now … READ MORE

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Grace in the midst of depression and beyond

I have known what it is like to live in the dreggs of depression, and I have known what it is like to live with relief from depression, and I am thankful for God’s grace in the midst of both. … READ MORE

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Sweet Little Spider

Today I am grateful for the little spider who has made our front porch her home for the last few weeks. She has constructed the most beautiful web that my little one and I enjoy admiring every morning. (She is … READ MORE

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Heavy Gifts made Light by Grace

I am thankful for the disease that will ultimately take my life (For me to live is Christ; to die is gain.  Phil. 1:21) for it has given me time to fulfill God’s Will for my present life–to pray at … READ MORE

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The little things, which are the big things…

The smell of a rainstorm rolling in Waking up feeling fully rested Reading a book so good you can’t put it down (being ABLE to read!) Rocking chairs on front porches Children holding on to your fingers The blessing of … READ MORE

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New Perspective

I am, by nature, a thankful person.  I have been taught and taken to heart the scripture to thank God in everything.  And there have been many “everything’s” in my life to learn that principle.  There has been years of … READ MORE

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ponyunicornrose

Our family went to the coastal town of Mendocino this weekend. It is in Northern California and it was our 1st time there. What a wonderful place! There was mist in the air, amazing ocean views and a perfect village … READ MORE

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Daring to hope for a miracle

I am thankful for the fact I can hope that my family might own our own home. Our house is rented and over the years God has brought many people to us needing a family to live with. I am … READ MORE

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It’s the Small Things!

I love, love, love holding my grandson’s tiny hand as we walk together!By: Diane Withrow

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