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Thankful Thursday





Today, I'm thankful that God continues to speak to us, me in particular. I know that it's hard sometimes to stop and actually listen, but I am beyond blessed when I hear God calling to me and when I agree to follow His lead. I've been seeing a lot of blessings because of obedience lately. More than I thought possible.

I'm thankful for my amazing, hard working husband. He's been helping out with VBS this week and doing a fantastic job. He's been playing the part of Paul. And since the theme is Paul's Dangerous Journey, he's been putting in a lot of extra hours.

I'm thankful for my sweet little girl. She's coming to the age, when she reads books and then wants to know more information about the stories inside and referenced. It's quite amazing to see that develop. We just read a book called Giants and Ice which is a modern fairy tale. In the story was reference to the Snow Queen and the White Snake. She was able to check out a book about the Snow Queen and I was able to find online the story of the White Snake. It is an amazingly rich way to interact with literature and to be honest, I don't really know where she picked up the habit.

I'm thankful that I'm done with my first book. I feel sure that it could be done better, but it's important to remember that sometimes, good enough is good enough.

What are you thankful for?


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