It came time to go around the table and say what we were most thankful for … and I blanked. I couldn’t talk and I passed. I’ll make one small excuse and note that my grandma went off on a bit of a tangent about working nights (her family will be happy to know that her first comment was that she was thankful her children were all alive). Continue reading

looking for joy

On the advice of a fellow blogger, I’m going to write down a list of ten things I’m grateful for … because today, I need to. This certainly isn’t exhaustive and I jotted them down quickly as a reminder that there really is so, so much.

Hearing my boy’s sweet voice.

Soul Revival dark roast coffee courtesy of WSCJ

Agreeing, within seconds, on the place we’re going to put our Christmas tree this year. This seriously made my week last week.

Pictures with two great families in one weekend.

Dinner parties with friends and a new game, Apples to Apples.

Trying new foods with Connor … and him actually liking them.

A Celiac diagnosis at age six vs. age fiteen.

A good workout.

This beautiful weather.

Listening to someone like Lee Strobel, a former atheist and author, share his amazing journey to Christianity at a local church.