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Friends,LWG,Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday ~ Random

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” ~ Colossians 3:16 (ESVemphasis mine)

Before I share my random list of thankfulness with you all, I want to say “Thank YOU” all for the wonderful birthday wishes last week during our ‘get-together’ on Thankful Thursday. You all made my heart skip a beat…

If you have read my post “Welcome to ‘Grace Alone…'” you know that I really had a hard time over the past 6 months. Nothing seemed as it should have been. I was down — all the time. I want to apologize for not being a better hostess on Thursdays…The Lord has lifted the dark cloud, put the spring back into my step 😛 …Isn’t He grant????

I promise I will stop babbling now, and share my list with you all…

  • Lord, thank You for lifting the dark cloud. Thank You for putting a spring in my step, joy in my heart…
  • I am thankful for my beloved. He made my birthday special last Saturday. He looked all around town to get me a manual camera. He now is patiently teaching me photography from the ground up…
  • I am thankful for God’s guidance. Tuesday morning I read this post from my friend Lynn. You see, I was praying for subjects to blog about. Little ole’ me thought – well maybe about marriage, raising a son. But NO – He has a different agenda for me. I pray that I will not chicken-out. I will trust Him to give me words to share with you all (and hopefully some who see Christians in a not so good light). I am willing to be His tool (although a little scared)…
  • I am thankful for Lynn’s hard work on putting together a wonderful Fall Giveaway prize. If you have not seen it yet; check out the giveaway post at Laced with Grace…
  • I am thankful for Darlene’s site “Writing Fundamentals“. I have already gleaned some great insights on improving my writing. I need all the help I can get 😉 – still the German thought pattern working in this ole’ brain…
  • I am thankful for women like Lysa TerKeurst. They step out in faith, sharing their heart with the world. I was really touched by her post “My Secret“…
  • I am thankful for Firefox. I know this seems kind of odd to you. You see, I have IE at work (an old version). It keeps crashing when I try to access some blogs because of the plugins used on the blogs. It gives me hardly any time to read blogs during my lunch-time (30 mins), because I constantly have to reboot. So, yes, I am thankful for Firefox here at home – fast browsing, tabbing, linking, clicking, leaving comment…ahhhhhhhh
  • And last but not least I am thankful that God gives me strength every.single.morning to stay on ‘target’ with my life. I had asked Him what needed to go in order for me to be available to Him. It was hard to give up scrapping as a CT, but I know it was necessary…

Okay – I better stop, because I have so much to be thankful for — I want you to have a chance to also visit others…(ps – I am my old self again – PTL!!!!)…So, what are you thankful for this week? Please do share with us by leaving your link below…

Thanks for stopping by today. And remember: He is able to put a spring back into your step – keep on thanking Him for the things He has done and will do in your life…

Be blessed today and always…

Thankful Thursday Participants

1. Stacy – big announcement
2. Tammy
3. Melanie
4. Denise
5. JesuLalaine
6. Lisa@BlessedwithGrace
7. Nancie
8. speaking from the heart
9. To Know Him
10. Cheryl
11. our family story
12. Angie
13. Lynn (Spiritually Unequal Marriage)
14. Angela (son #2 is home!!!)
15. Felicity (The Voice of FMLL)
16. Laurie @ womentakingastand
17. BP @ Raindrops & Rainbows
18. Cheryl@Hope
19. Heather
20. Lori @ Front Porch Legacy
21. Laurie Ann
22. JanuJenn
23. Aisha @ The Holley Herald
24. Tonya @ Safe in His Arms 🙂
25. Jerri @ Jerri’s Journey
26. Sarah (part-time job)
27. heidi (a special friend)
28. Tammy @ Munchkinheads
29. Peggy
30. Mariposa
31. Janera
32. Beth@The Accidental Pharisee
33. mama meji
34. Rocks
35. Tara
36. Esthermay
37. Marsha
38. Linda
39. Amy
40. Crystal @ News from the Zoo
41. Lori ~ Simple Life at Home
42. architect
43. Kim-
44. Willow
45. Liza’s Eyeview
46. Amanda Bowers
47. Erica
48. jennifer’s joyride
49. Nemo @ daily-dabble.com
50. He & Me 3
51. Tracey
52. Kristi-Kiki’s Corner
53. Heather @ Not a DIY Life
54. Debra
55. Jill – awards 4 u 🙂
56. Newlyweds
57. Amy @ Joy of my Heart
58. gen/entryhere
59. Dana
60. Tami @ The Next Step
61. Patricia@Typing One-Handed
62. Lea
63. Kathy C.
64. pam @ Without Fear
65. Susan @ Forever His
66. Bonnie
67. Tarah
68. Nichole @ A Call to Higher Places
69. Susie-Pink Carnation in Bloom
70. Debbie @ Heart Choices
71. Kat
72. It’s All About Him!
73. Michele
74. Jennifer
75. Nancy @ Homemade Blessings
76. Angel (house under contract)
77. gail @ challenges and adventures
78. Tea with Tiffany
79. Mandy
80. lisa
81. Darlene @ Everything to Me
82. Sherry(@myjourney)
83. Lisa @ Crazy Adventures in Parenting – 29 Days of Giving
84. Rachel (Persecution in India)
85. Marcia
86. Sab
87. Rosheeda
88. Kathy @ BlessedBuilder
89. Kathy @ Joyful Journey Journal
90. Catherine
91. Heather
92. Denise @ Teacups & Time
93. Dori
94. Tessa @ Jesus-Filled Hope
95. becky aka theRAV
96. Ann
97. Tanya @ texastanya.net
98. Mommy’s Gems
99. Karl
100. Rebecca
101. Miss Ellie for feelin’ feminine

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