Martha Stewart definitely does not live at my house, and neither does Miss Pinterest. We don’t have any picture-perfect fall decorations around here. In fact, I dragged Bob, our half-dead ficus, in from the balcony to my living room to be this year’s Thanksgiving tree. I figure Bob may not make it through the winter, but at least he’ll have his moment of glory at Thanksgiving.
Each November, I take joy in remembering God’s blessings and counting His gifts.
Have you ever noticed that every day brings both blessings and trials? Your heart sings as you listen to worship music on the early morning walking trail, but then your car breaks down on the way to work. You smile when your daughter brings you a peanut butter cookie she baked, but then you notice the sticky mess on the kitchen floor. [Read more…]