Day 15–Loving what I do

*Thanks to my sister Sarah Crowder for writing today's post about how the love of her life has supported her in her journey to do what she loves for a living. Check out her photography business home page and her Facebook page, too.* I am grateful for every single day. When he tells me all... Continue Reading →

Day 13–Earth angels

*Big thank you to Amber Hood, my fabulous friend and world changer, not to mention earth angel, for writing today's post. Please check out the non-profit organization she works for and writes about in today's post, Our House.* There was one Valentine’s Day when a  handsome boy I loved in college sat on the air... Continue Reading →

Day 12–Sensing

*Thanks to my friend Kristy Hutchinson for sharing today's post. May all of us be granted the ability to find gratitude wherever we are today.* I wasn't there when he died. He sat on the couch, they say, choking and sputtering. He asked my mother and my aunt to go to the store to get... Continue Reading →

Day 11–Five thankful people

*Special thanks to Mary Agrusa for writing today's post for our "28 days of love" project. Be sure to check out her blog as well.*   Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; his love endures forever. Psalm 107:1 Five categories of people who should give thanks to God are listed in Psalm... Continue Reading →

Day 10–Dearly loved

*Big thank you to my friend Kelly Booy for agreeing to contribute to the "28 days of love" project!* I have had a consistent prayer for contentment these last couple of years!  My awareness of this need came one summer day in 2009 while on a walk in the Dutch farmlands.  A quiet, picturesque moment... Continue Reading →

Day 9–A zoo story

*Today I'm grateful for my friend, singer/songwriter/musician/motivational speaker David LaMotte, who has agreed to share a post from his site with us. I met David when I was a college student. His music spoke to my heart, and I told him so.  Not many performers will take the time to eat McDonald's breakfast with you... Continue Reading →

Day 6–Plenty of love

*Special thanks to my friend and sister-in-law Jenny Wallace for sharing her thoughts today as part of our "28 days of love" project.* When I look at my life and the things that are important to me, my children stand out the most. I grew up in a wonderful family...great parents, a pain in the... Continue Reading →

Day 2: Loving him day by day

*Special thanks to my friend Erin Jennings for sharing her thoughts on love and gratitude today!* Since the first night we went to watch a movie together, I have been overwhelmed with a type of love I thought only existed in my imagination. I have been shocked with how receiving that type of love has... Continue Reading →

Day 1: Sharing the treasure of gratitude

*Today begins my "28 days of love" project on this blog, a project to explore the connection between love and gratitude in our lives. Special thanks to Linda Unger for sharing her spiritual insights on how to share gratitude as well as a bit of her wonderful photography with us today.* For me, gratitude comes... Continue Reading →

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