Defining Thankful by Sue A. Fairchild

DEFINING THANKFUL By Sue A. Fairchild Merriam-Webster’s dictionary describes “thankful” as being “conscious of benefit received.” For me, the definition doesn’t seem to say enough about this word. Being conscious of a benefit we have received is a good thing. It helps us to say “Thank you” and to show appreciation. It helps us not to dismiss important events in our life and assists us in seeing the good when…

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Thankful for Home and Family by Laura V. Hilton

Thankful for Home and Family by Laura V. Hilton I signed up to write a Thanksgiving post, and then life hit. This went wrong, then that went wrong and I’m still reeling from the blows when I get an email notice—oh, I need to write a blog post. And it’s due yesterday. Guess I’d better do it. So I’m sitting here in my living room looking around. My youngest daughter…

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Thankfulness: A Gift from God by Brenda H. Cox

  Thankfulness is a gift from God. Knowing the magnitude of the awesome sacrifice that our Father in heaven made in giving His son Jesus humbles our hearts and makes us grateful.  Jesus was the gift of atonement for our sins of the past, present, and future, and true understanding of the magnitude of that gift makes us grateful for everything in our lives. Our values change when we humble…

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Looking for Rays of Sunshine by Melanie D. Snitker

Looking for the Rays of Sunshine By Melanie D. Snitker   I’m not going to lie: The last couple of months have been rough in my household. We’ve had a lot of challenges that, in combination with lack of sleep, made the day-to-day things seem a lot harder than they should have been. When we go through rough patches in life, it’s easy to complain and only see the rain…

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I’m Thankful by Linda Hoover

I’M THANKFUL I try to be thankful every day, but this month of Thanksgiving provides a time to truly focus on what we’ve been given. I can never thank God enough for his saving grace and all the benefits that come with being his child. Family, church, friends and God’s provision for our daily needs are something I never want to take for granted. I’m also thankful for the imagination…

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I am Thankful by Linda Maran

I am thankful for finally having a novel published after many years of effort and work. I always wanted to have a book published in the traditional way and am grateful for the blessing. The Stranger When Kristen Esh loses her mom in a tragic accident months before her 18th birthday, she suddenly finds herself among Amish relatives she never knew she had. The dramatic change from the Jersey Shore…

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