#MYBLESSING2022

#myblessing2022 Day 109: this is just one view of my drive home today. I could have stopped and took 20 pictures on this one stretch. It’s a beautiful day in Kentucky today and love the rolling hills, although you can’t really tell it by the picture.

#myblessing2022 Day 108: I’m sitting in my driveway after a day’s work and I’m thankful that I actually feel better today. It’s been a not so pleasant few days. I’m also reminded as I’m regularly faced with the realities of what others deal with on a daily basis. I’m grateful for the many blessings that I take for granted.

#myblessing2022 Day 107: Loving this beautiful day the Lord has given to me. Got to see a little hummer. Now I have at least 2. Yesterday a Ruby throated and today a female.

#myblessing2022 Day 106: Jesus is my reason for HOPE for a new tomorrow. I love when His creation starts showing off.

#myblessing2022 Day 105: Loved being able to share the sweet aroma of my paper white narcissus this morning in my office . And a few goodies for my co-workers.

#myblessing2022 Day 104: My hunny knows how to put a smile on my face. He sent me a pic to work of the 1st Hummingbird for the season we’ve seen. And then when I drive up to the house, my yard has been freshly mowed and broken limbs all picked up. Happy wife, Happy hunny! God knew what he was doing!

#myblessing2022 Day 103: grateful to have a friend, who will bless me out of her abundance. Looking forward to enjoying these tomatoes this year.

#myblessing2022 Day 102: such a blessing to have these sweet friends. We had a fantastic dinner but even a more fantastic conversation. My arms are not quite long enough to get the whole me in the picture. Love you guys!

#myblessing2022 Day 101: I’m so grateful for this time of year for so many reasons. Thank you Jesus for loving me enough!

#myblessing2022 Day 100: 5 hours of sunshine, the Spyder and grandkids on the open road. It was a beautiful day. Darci just got a short little trip.

#myblessing2022 Day 99: my sleepover partner, Railey Gail. So much sweetness overload.

#myblessing2022 Day 98: my welcoming committee this morning at work. There were several of them but he was the most attentive. So cute!

#myblessing2022 Day 97: my daughter-in-law got this book for me for Christmas and I’m just now starting to dig into it. It’s a beautiful illustrated book but the words are far the most interesting. Until we’re able to understand what we’re feeling and the definition of that word it describes, we can’t find healing from it. Highly recommend! And I’m just probably about 1/3 of the way through and it will definitely be one that I have to read or listen to more than once.

#myblessing2022 Day 96: Particularly grateful today for a family who is healthy in every way! Not perfect but healthy. Knowing that we can count on each other and we love strong!

#myblessing2022 Day 95: Was a busy day at work but a steady rain kept things peaceful around me. I just saw this reminder and thought it was perfect for my evening….. “Let us be silent, that we may hear the whisper of God”

#myblessing2022 Day94: Blessed to be able to give back. Praying for the person who receives this gift.

#myblessing2022 Day 93: spent some time outside in the yard today. That is always a blessing for me. Got my fountain going and spent a little time on the back porch with a dear friend. All in all it has been a great day!

#myblessing2022 Day 92: So thankful for friends who love you enough to facetime with you (even if briefly) while they are having breakfast together in another state. I may not have been there in body, but I was most definitely in spirit. So glad that friendships carry on with true love flowing. Prov 27:17 “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another”.

#myblessing2022 Day 91: celebrate with me guys! I won the lottery! April fools!

#myblessing2022 Day 90: so glad my boy came home for a few days. It’s been a while since I had a hug!

#myblessing2022 Day 89:. So grateful to have been able to have dinner with a sweet friend to challenges me and encourages me. The gift of friendship is a true blessing.

#myblessing2022 Day 88: thankful I was able to be with my celebrate recovery forever family tonight and honored to give a sponsee her 10-year recovery chip. This group is such a blessing to so many. If you have a hurt habit or hang up, I suggest finding a CR group near you.

#myblessing2022 Day 87: So glad to be coming home today, a place of peace and rest. With no obligations other than being at home.

#myblessing2022 Day 86: Happy to be home safely! But really enjoyed a trip to see our North Carolina kids and spend some time with them. Lollie and Pop’s took the two oldest here in Kentucky with us so they can see their cousins. Fun times!

#myblessing2022 Day 85: Happy day to have them all with me. My greatest blessings are x5. Missing sweet Railey.

#myblessing2022 Day 84 :  I am so loving this book!  “Safe People” by Henry Cloud .  I’m on the chapter “What are Safe People” and here is a snipitt!  As I’ve done through the whole book, I’m looking at this list and info and deep diving into the question, “Am I a safe person?” as it talks about this chapter.  So I’m challenged to look at self first!

#myblessing2022 Day 83: I love my forsythias! I brought these from North Carolina literally as a clipping that I stuck in the ground and look at them now. Spring is the best!

#myblessing2022 Day 82: The SON was showing me HIS glory! I was reading a psalm the other day and really leaned into the word “refuge” and particularly finding refuge in the Lord. Did you know that there are 25 verses in the NIV Psalms (Psalms “refuge”) that talk about finding refuge in the Lord? I find peace that even David in his most chaotic life was able to find refuge in the Lord. This brings peace to my soul because the Lord of David is the same Lord I have. I will and can find refuge in Him.

#myblessing2022 Day 81: blessed today to support and encourage a friend who is serving God by running for an elected position. Her motto is bridge and communities to serve one. And I know her heart and that’s what she will do. Thank you for being my friend Vaché L King .

#myblessing2022 Day 80: I’m reminded today how I should pray. I want to be who God created me to be and that means I need to be open to the things I need to change. Even if it’s hard. Psalms 139:23-24 “Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”

#myblessing2022 Day 79:  The Lord is watching over us as we enjoy this beautiful weather. A little play makes for a joyful day!

#myblessing2022 Day 78: Love having my kiddos at the house and spoiling just a little. Best part of coming to Lollie and Pops is the candy jar. Today we celebrated just being together at Fox’s for lunch. Yummy!

#myblessing2022 Day 77: Listening to the audio book, “Oneness Embraced” by Tony Evans and chapter 14 is extremely interesting and insightful. This chapter is about Biblical Justice vs Social Justice. Really Good! Talks about combining our individualized congregations, bringing together the social with the spiritual. You can’t get social justice without the spiritual justice. It is needed for the church to practice biblical justice.

#myblessing2022 Day 76: When your granddaughter looks you straight in the face and as serious as can be and say, “You look beautiful!”, your heart is humbled, and your soul rejoices at the sweetness. And it makes me think of Matthew 18:1-4, Oh, if I had the heart of a child and could show the Lord’s love towards others like my granddaughter showed me. In Matthew it says, At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven?” He called a little child to him and placed the child among them. And He said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of Heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven.”

#myblessing2022 Day 75: After work lounge in the sun at 65! My favorite!

#myblessing2022 Day 74: some people may wouldn’t look at this as a blessing but I’m on my way home from work and grateful for that.

#myblessing2022 Day 73: Happy Anniversary Honey! We said “I do” and we’ve done it for 29 years. Lots of years, lots of blessings together! Good and hard time have past and I’m looking forward to many more good years to come. Praying that the hard life lessons will be few. Indian food for dinner! Thank you for loving me well!

#myblessing2022 Day 72: As I sit an enjoy the breakfast my hubby fixed me, I ponder the thoughts of how blessed I am to have a hubby, a home and food to eat.  I then get out my bible and these are the words He brings to me. Proverbs 31:20, She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy. 1 John 3:18, Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.  And then Jesus says in, Luke 11:13  If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”  Let me do Your will Lord and let me see all that You give me. Amen

#myblessing2022 Day71: The Lord said he is cleansing us of our past days. So that we are refreshed and made new for the days to come. I wait in expectation to see where He wants me to move.

#myblessing2022 Day 70: My word for today is right on time! And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7

#myblessing2022 Day 69: John 1:36 My reading for today included this verse that struck me. I wonder how many times I miss being able to disciple someone just buy acknowledging Jesus ‘s presence to them.

#myblessing2022 Day 68: My bible fell open to Isaiah to today. Found solace in verse 3-5 , many people will come and say come let go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the temple of the God of Jacob. Jacob. He will teach us his ways so that we may walk in his paths. The law will go out from Zion, the word of the Lord from Jerusalem. He will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many people. They will beat their swords into the plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation nor will they train for war anymore. Come descendants of Jacob, let us Walk in the light of the Lord.

#myblessing2022 Day 67: When your cell phone rings and God is providing an opportunity for you to make a difference! You step through that door!

#myblessing2022 Day 66: Kind of a dreary day outside but the highlight of my day was lunch with a friend. And the blooming daffodils reminding me that God is still working in the beauty of this world.

#myblessing2022 Day 65: A nice, slow, steady thunderstorm, feeding the ground for spring. Also reminds me that God washes away all the yuck that is left from previous days.

#myblessing2022 Day 64: 6 and 1/2 hours of just me, my Can-Am and the sunshine. Some downtime today riding and reading. Stopped at my favorite watering hole on the side of the road. And threw in a little ice cream while I was at it.

#myblessing2022 Day 63: Blessed by having a man that loves to cook. He smoked the chicken and then made this Chicken Avocado Salad. It is so Yummy!

#myblessing2022 Day 62: So happy! Finally got my new giant print bible I’ve been wanting. Sad to say that even with contacts I have trouble ready a regular print bible. So no more! I can finally concentrate on the words instead of trying to focus! Look forward to enjoying reading a paper in hand bible.

#myblessing2022 Day 61: Picked up a book at Half Price Bookstore on Monday and started it today while sitting in the warmth of the sun. Anyone that knows me, knows I’m a 100% fan of the book “Boundaries” so when I saw this, I had to have it. I highly suggest it but read it with the intent to do some self-reflecting along with evaluations of your relationships. When we recognize our own sin, God expects us to start the change process and it’s hard. Hurt people, hurt people.  Lord, help me see the sin in my own life and give me the courage to do the hard. Amen

#myblessing2022 Day 60: 2.5 hours, 3 rides, same starting point and three different directions. They all got a ride with this one being Railey’s first real ride. Just get enough to give us a taste of what’s coming in the next couple months.

#myblessing2022 Day 59: God does amazing things in HIS timing. The trick that I’m realizing more and more is “I have to be intentional about watching for what HE is wanting me to learn and wanting me to do during the waiting”.  Help me remember Lord! Amen

#myblessing2022 Day 58: Prov 8 called out to me early. Lord, I am listening. Verses 32-36 speak loudest, “Now then, my children, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways. Listen to my instructions and be wise; do not disregard it. Blessed are those who listen to me watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway. For those who find me find life and receive favor from the Lord. But those who fail to find me harm themselves; all who hate me love death.

#myblessing2022 Day 57: Bible feel open to Job 36 this morning. Oh how it spoke to me. Stand out was verse 16, “He is wooing you from the jaws of distress to a spacious place, free from restrictions, to the comfort of your table laden with choice food”.  Where are you sending me Lord? Help me be ready. Amen

#myblessing2022 Day 56: In Proverbs 15 today. Vs 13 & 14 particularly spoke to me, “A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushed the spirit. The discerning heart seek knowledge but the mouth of the fool feeds on folly. He never ceases to amaze me! ” Lord, Thank You for giving me praying women who are in my corner. Thank you for giving me a discerning heart. Amen WOW, the YouVersion scripture for today was perfect! And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.1 Peter 5:10

#myblessing2022 Day 55: I am thirsty Lord! I remember the words you gave me. “Provide” “Protect” and “Prepare”     Isaiah 55:1-2 “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and you will delight in the richest of fare.

#myblessing2022 Day 54: A time to pray, a time to read, a time to create, a time to relax and a time to fellowship.

#myblessing2022 Day 53: Yummy Lunch! at Sahara Mediterranean cuisine while running around with my honey. Rainy but not cold, I was grateful for that.

#myblessing2022 Day 52: Sitting in amazement at how God works. Understanding more and more that it’s best if left in His timing. Trusting that He knows better than me. Praising Him in the little details. Finding peace as He walks with me. Seeing His answers even when they don’t look like mine.

#myblessing2022 Day 51: Today was a stunningly beautiful day. Time with the hubby & kiddos outside. Also, want to highlight that last night was a blessing with time at Highlands Baptist “A Tribute to Black History” and our Weston spent the night.  Full heart Full life!

#myblessing2022 Day 50: Cleaning day and it feels good to put up my feet.  Thank you Lord for giving me the energy, motivation and peace within.

#myblessing2022 Day 49: Grateful that He woke me early this morning for some time in Proverbs 18. I was particularly drawn to the last half. Lord, help me see what you are teaching me. Amen Additionally, thank you for giving me peace today! Click the link to see more info on chapter 18

#myblessing2022 Day 48: Spending a little time with my kiddos at Joseph-Beth Bookstore. Rainy day makes for a good book day.

#myblessing2022 Day 47: Grateful for an absolutely beautiful day out with my honey, just piddling around and having lunch.

#myblessing2022 Day 46: Thankful that He is waking me this morning with more clarity and peace. And leading me to Acts 16:1-5 for my devotion and reflection. It led me to seek out more understanding of how that spoke to me (see link below). What might God be asking me to give up, change, sacrifice? Who might He be leading me to? Click the link to read: Article on Acts 16:1-5 Click the link to read Commentary on Acts 16:1-5 Click the link to read Bible.org lesson on Acts 16:1-10 (see points below) 1) OPPORTUNITIES COME TO THOSE WHO ARE ALREADY SERVING, NOT TO THOSE WHO ARE DOING NOTHING.            2) GOD SOMETIMES LEADS US TO THE RIGHT OPPORTUNITIES BY HINDERING US FROM THE WRONG ONES.             3) GOD’S LEADING US TO THE RIGHT OPPORTUNITIES IS USUALLY A PROGRESSIVE MATTER, NOT AN INSTANT REVELATION OF THE BIG PICTURE.            4) WHEN GOD REVEALS HIS WILL TO US, WE MUST MAKE SURE THAT IT IS FROM THE LORD, AND THEN BE QUICK TO OBEY.                 5) OFTEN, WHEN WE OBEY, THE REALITY DOES NOT MATCH THE VISION.                6) THE GREATEST HELP THAT WE CAN GIVE TO PEOPLE IS TO PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL TO THEM.

#myblessing2022 Day 45: Thankful to have some time with my girls today getting ice cream! Totally forgot to get a picture so I’m having to use old ones.

#myblessing2022 Day 44: Grateful when God brings clarification to me, as I wake, about His relationship with me and how I am supposed to mimic that type of relationship with others. The know in the video is a reminder that even though it may be hard to see, He is cleansing us. Also heard this song in church today that really spoke to me Firm Foundation (He Won’t) Additional thoughts below. I’ve been on a journey the last several years about relationships. That journey has been difficult, but parts have been joyous. The difficult parts have been eye-opening and made me consider, even more that I have in the past, who I need to be in relationship with. I’m going to start with the #1 scripture that talks about how much God loves us and what He was willing to do for us. John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life”. I am human, with human emotions, so always judging my thoughts or emotions on myself is not the best place to go. So, as I have more understanding of God and who He is and how He loves, I’m finding that He alone should be my place to go. With that I’m going to look at His attributes first. Although, these attributes are only possible by God, but there are many that we can at least attempt to internalize the example He sets for us. Seeking to find understanding to His attributes will give us a stronger understanding of who He is, how He functions in this world and in our lives and with us individually. There are many sites where you can go and get the lists of God’s attributes but for now, I’m going to focus on just a couple. Love – mentioned approx. 551 times in the New Testament Grace & Mercy –  mentioned over 170 times in the New Testament, Grace is what God gives us what we don’t deserve and Mercy is not giving us what we do deserve.  I wonder sometimes if I give my love, grace and mercy as graciously to others as God has given to me. And since I’m not God and never will be able to completely example Him, what happens when I fail? Because I will. I believe all that God wants from us is to give it our best efforts and come to Him for guidance when we are unsure of what to do or when we fail. And because of the belief that He wants us to come to him when I fail, do I extend that same measure of love, grace and mercy to others?  I also wonder what He would have me do when I don’t receive that same measure of love, grace and mercy from others. How am I to respond?  Let’s see how scriptures says it. Luke 6:27-36  “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back. Do to others as you would have them do to you. “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that. And if you lend to those from whom you expect repayment, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, expecting to be repaid in full. But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. 2 Timothy 2:23-26  Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels. And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. Opponents must be gently instructed, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will. Romans 12:9-21 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited. Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord. On the contrary: “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.”Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7  Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Which one of us could carry out those scriptures perfectly. No one……… only Jesus. But I am supposed to give it my all. When my all is not enough, what then? Matthew 10:14 If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, leave that home or town and shake the dust off your feet. I’ve had to do that a couple times, shake the dust off my feet! But not without fervent prayer and clarity from my Father, Lord.  See info: https://www.bibleref.com/Matthew/10/Matthew-10-14.html

#myblessing2022 Day 43: Grateful that I have a Father that I can go to with every thought. When I ask for him to remind me what His plans for me are, and the phone dings with a notification. His reminder I received was “In their hearts humans plan their course but the Lord establishes their steps. Prov 16:9 Lord, I will walk when you give me the direction. Amen!

#myblessing2022 Day 42: Lovely lunch with a friend and God used her to give me some encouraging words. Also, God spoke to me and Grateful for HIS word and direction! When I open my bible to Proverbs and while holding the pages in my hands, I close my eyes and pray, “Lord, tell me if I should talk or be silent”. Still sitting there with my eyes closed, I flipped through the pages, my hands stopped, and I run my finger on the page until it became still. I look at the passage that I’m at and it says, “Those who guard their mouths, and their tongues keep themselves from calamity. The proud and arrogant person “Mocker” is his name – behaves with insolent fury”, Prov 21:23-24. Lord show me where my pride is getting in the way of being able to serve you well. Amen

#myblessing2022 Day 41: a little sunshine and nature time. Watching the hubby take a tree off the fence line.

#myblessing2022 Day 40: Hubby fixed lunch today. Taco meat over Avocado halves with fixins

#myblessing2022 Day 39: God uses leftovers to provide something yummy. How is He going to use me? Steak, spinach, red & yellow peppers, jalapeno peppers, cilantro, garlic, onions, rosemary, salt and pepper. Yum! My lunch today!

#myblessing2022 Day 38: My reading today brought me to Mark 12 in the Parable of the Tenants. I don’t know that I’ve ever really heard this story. Through reading it, I was drawn to dig a bit deeper for understanding and it brought me to another scripture, Proverbs 15:31-33, Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise. Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but the one who heeds correction gains understanding. Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor.

#myblessing2022 Day 37: Heard this new song in church today. Lord, I am so grateful for you. You are my friend. A friend that will never withdrawal from me. A friend that even when I fail, and I will, will love me. A friend that cares more about my heart and soul then your own, as exampled with Jesus. A friend that shows more love, grace, and mercy, then I deserve. A friend that is gentle with me in times of correction. I pray Lord that you will make me that type of friend. The friend example that you have given to me. Amen

#myblessing2022 Day 36: You can’t really see it but the sun shining through the iced branches shimmered like a kaleidoscope. Also grateful for glorious friendships. Thank you for loving me today.

#myblessing2022 Day 35: Blessings of friendship for 35 years. True, unconditional friendship. The kind that knows your heart regardless.

#myblessing2022 Day 34: My reading today and this is what He reminds me. Lord, help me continue to trust in You! Matthew 5: Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them. The Beatitudes He said: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. 5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. 6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. 7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. 8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. 9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. 10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

#myblessing2022 Day 33: Took some time today to give a little of what I have. I love being able to do this. The lady that did all my prep information ask me how long I had been given blood and I believe the first time I ever gave blood was in 1980 at a blood drive at my first job. I may not be able to do a lot but I can do something.

#myblessing2022 Day 32: Spending some time outside. God reminded me that even when I’m in the coldest spiritual times, he promises warmth if I’m looking for it.

#myblessing2022 Day 31: Saw this flag flying and I had to stop for a moment to be grateful to live in a country that is so diverse. Even though sometimes that diversity seems difficult, it really is the most beautiful.

#myblessing2022 Day 30: We had a heat wave today in Kentucky in the 40s! Had to get out in the sunshine and learn how to skate.

#myblessing2022 Day 29: My reading today and this is what He shows me. Ps 62:5-7; 11-12 Yes, my soul, find rest in God, my hope come from Him. Truly He is my rock and my salvation. My salvation and my honor depend on God; He is my might rock, my refuge. One thing God has spoken, two things I have heard. Power belongs to you, God, and with you, Lord, is unfailing love and, “You reward everyone according to what they have done.” Ps 71:3; 8; 14; 20; 23 Be my rock of refuge to which I can always come. My mouth is filled with your praise, declaring your splendor all day long. As for me, I will always have hope; I will always praise you more and more. Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, you will restore my life again. My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you- I whom you have delivered.

#myblessing2022 Day 28: In my prayer time this morning, I was pouring out gratitude for the hard times God has walked me through and helped me learn through. Asking that HE help me help others with those experiences. Then I open my You Version email with today’s scripture in it and this is how God answered me. A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. Luke 6:45 NIV The snow and birds gave me peace this morning.

#myblessing2022 Day 27: Thankful to have time today to spend a couple hours in the truck with my daughter-in-law and help a friend out in the process. Making the best use of my time as possible.

#myblessing2022. Day 26: a little bit more work done. Starting to get excited about the prospects.

#myblessing2022 Day 25: A friend shared this book with me and the first quote in the book is “Great is the art of beginnings but greater is the art of the endings”. Ending are hard but necessary, as the book title states. I’ve been through some endings lately and as bad as they hurt, I’m seeing they were necessary to fulfill God’s plan in my life. My beginnings here on this earth seem wonderful but my endings in Heaven will be greater!

#myblessing2022 Day 24: So excited that God has given me the time and vision to work on a project that’s been rolling around in my head for a while.

#myblessing2022 Day 23: watched the beautiful movie with friends about trusting God, love, grace and forgiveness.

#myblessing2022 Day 22: Warm on the inside , not so much outside.

#myblessing2022 Day 21: Movie with the birthday girl !

#myblessing2022 Day 20: It’s like he knew I just needed to be seen.

#myblessing2022 Day 19: pancakes at Big Boys with the kids before church.

#myblessing2022 Day 18: On days that I can’t be with them, I’m grateful for the technology that keeps the memories alive.

#myblessing2022 Day 17: Enjoying watching God’s creation

#myblessing2022 Day 16: God’s beauty from my front porch.

#myblessing2022 Day 15: Blessed to be a part of this training. Let’s see how God uses this now! Walking the journey that HE puts in front of me.

#myblessing2022 Day 14: Time with three younger moms. Grateful they still want me around! So good! God conversation, self, kids, life!

#myblessing2022 Day 13: Psalm 25:1 In you, Lord my God, I put my trust. …….. Even in the waiting.

#myblessing2022 Day 12: Another step accomplished on this journey that God has me on. I have no idea but I’m saying YES!

#myblessing2022 Day 11: Clean sheets and a safe, comfy bed to sleep in.

#myblessing2022 Day 10: Bluebirds eating mealworms out of my feeder this morning.

#myblessing2022 Day 9: Time with a friend and an afternoon of rest. For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” Matthew 18:20 NIV

#myblessing2022 Day 8: Safe travel home to my own bed! Sunshine and white sand yesterday to Sunshine and white snow today.

#myblessing2022 Day 7: Sunny and beautiful! Sand for miles……

#myblessing2022 Day 6: Crisp cool air, Sunshine and the slight smell of cow manure.

#myblessing2022 Day 5: Beach time and Fried oyster time. Here’s to you, Ralph Mcateer

#myblessing2022 Day 4: Pickin cotton and antique shoppin w/ Jackie McAteer

#myblessing2022 Day 3: Lovely day with Jackie McAteer . Cold but beautiful weather.

#MYBLESSING2022 Day 2 : Safe and uneventful travel

#MYBLESSING2022 day 1: Safe and peaceful home. Ecclesiastes 4:12 And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken. I have to ask myself, “What is He wanting to teach me here? I pray that I hear HIM clearly! I pray that I give it with LOVE! https://www.jesusfilm.org/blog-and…/parable-tenants.html Scripture says the greatest commandment is in Matthew 22:37: “Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ Lord, I pray that I will follow Your example in this and every area of my life. Amen

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