#throwbackthursday… I cannot believe it has been two years that I have been writing in this space. It has given me many gifts and helps me as I continue to develop the discipline of gratitude and remembering. During this current year it has been even more important and more challenging for me to keep track, to be intentional with these two important disciplines. Since August I have been making the act of remembering and gratitude part of my morning routine, daily writing down a few brief things that I accomplished or things that occurred the day before, and then pulling out the gratitude journal and adding gifts from the day before. It has been such a gift for my head and heart. I feel more focused on my days, and it helps me to be more intentional with my time. I have many scraps of paper with pieces of blogs to be written in their time and am learning to enjoy the process more. All is grace and for this I choose to remember and give thanks and when the time is right share.
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The past 30 days, actually since starting this blog a couple of months ago, I have had the unexpected gift of remembering. If nothing else comes of this writing, I have remembered, and it has encouraged me, and grown my faith. It has helped me to go back and put structure to many thoughts, feelings, and events of my life. I am a big proponent of the gratitude journal because we forget, and need help remembering the gifts that our generous God has given. We also need the gift of looking and seeing God in a space, usually by the gifts and fingerprints He has left.
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The past month has been fun, loosely following the topics from Jennifer Dukes Lees’ 30 Days of Gratitude from her blog (https://jenniferdukeslee.com/) a couple of years ago. One thing that developed as a…
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