I pulled into the driveway of my close friend’s small brick house one autumn afternoon, the air thick and humid, stuck in transition from summer heat. She wasn’t home, but her neighbors’ kids ran and yelled at one another in the front yard next door, enjoying their first few moments of freedom after school. I jiggled… Continue reading Counterweight
*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 15–Loving what I do
*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 11–Five thankful people
*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 10–Dearly loved
*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 Day 1: Sharing the treasure of gratitude
*Thanks to Linda Unger, inspiring writer and photographer, for serving as today's guest contributor. To view more of Linda's amazing photography, visit her website.* I am a mother, a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a niece, a wife and many other things. But the most difficult to believe “role” has been child of God. So… Continue reading Worth
I'm grateful for the one I love and for the best day of my life thus far.