Thursday, February 2, 2012

Opening My Eyes

Today is Thankful Thursday again and today I am so thankful for how God has been working in and through me! A friend of mine posted this beautiful song on Facebook today and it fits the way I have been feeling for the past couple of weeks. I am so thankful that God has opened my eyes to the work of His hands!! There are so many exciting things happening and I am patiently waiting in expectation of the things He has in store for us as we travel to Uganda in 24 day and 23 hours!! (I do have it down to the minutes also on my google ticker!) Can you tell I am excited???? I can't wait to share some things that I know will be happening while we are gone, but you will have to stay tuned for that!! It is super exciting to me! God is good!!!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Thankful Thursday!!

I am doing an online Bible study on the book of Psalms by Wendy Pope from Proverbs 31 Ministries. We are taking it slow and only doing one chapter a week, but I am loving it. It really makes you think.

She is calling every Thursday "Thankful Thursday" and we are supposed to tell one thing that we are thankful for. I have really struggled with my 50th birthday and have really had a BIG stinky attitude for the last 2 - 3 weeks about it. I made it very clear that I didn't want a big party with lots of gag gifts about being "old".

In the last few days, God has really gotten a hold of me and convicted me about my thinking on this matter. Today I am very thankful that He has chosen to leave me here on this earth after a short battle with cancer 8 years ago. Otherwise, I would not have even seen my youngest grandchild, Ella. I would never have experienced Uganda, which I have absolutely fallen in love with. I would never have experienced some of the friendships I now enjoy so much. I now realize how blessed I am for being 50 and am praying for many more wonderful years!!!