Welcome to Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Welcome to Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Today, I’m thankful God is my judge. Life doesn’t always go my way. In those moments, I begin to judge myself. I see myself as a failure and a lost cause. Sometimes, others seem to suggest the same thing. In these moments, I’m thankful God is my judge. Further, I’m […]

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Welcome to the weekend of January 10-12, 2020

Welcome to the weekend of January 10-12, 2020

Today, I’m thankful for sobriety for today. Yesterday doesn’t matter. Tomorrow doesn’t matter. Today matters. I don’t have to be sober for ten years today. I don’t have to be sober for the rest of my life today. I can just be sober today. I am so thankful for that. […]

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Welcome to Thursday, January 9, 2020

Welcome to Thursday, January 9, 2020

Today, I’m thankful for my Bible again. Yesterday, in my Bible reading, I was kicked between the eyes with a lesson about one of my own struggles: competition. I needed it. I needed the faithful wound of a friend. God’s Word was and is my friend. I’m thankful that God’s […]

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Welcome to Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Welcome to Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Today, I’m thankful for my heartbeat. Not simply because my heartbeat means I’m alive. Rather, yesterday, I learned a great stress-relieving exercise. It is all about learning to be attuned with my own body. For a minute, I measure my pulse, by placing my finger on my wrist or neck. […]

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Welcome to Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Welcome to Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Today, I’m thankful for my Bible. I’m really thinking of this because I was reading for another blog that I write and saw something in the passage I was reading for the very first time. It wasn’t something big. It wasn’t something subtle. It was something I had just read […]

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Welcome to Monday, January 6, 2020

Welcome to Monday, January 6, 2020

Today, I’m thankful for a new year. This is my first day to post this year. I’ve been busy with family days and getting together with brethren and just taking it easy during a holiday time. New years always feel like a great time to start over. I’m always thankful […]

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Welcome to Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Welcome to Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Today, I’m thankful for family. It is Christmas Eve. I have family around me. I’m thankful. My recently married daughter and son-in-law will be spending the evening with us. Tomorrow will be the first Christmas day my daughter will not be with us. So, I’m very thankful she is making […]

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Welcome to Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Welcome to Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Today, I’m thankful for games. Chess, Sorry, Uno, Catan, Splendor, Ticket to Ride, and on the list goes. These are all games I get to play with my family. I have one daughter who loves to play games with me. These are great opportunities for me to practice presence. It […]

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Welcome to Monday, December 16, 2019

Welcome to Monday, December 16, 2019

Today, I’m thankful for my Bible. I’m always thankful for the Bible, but some days I am really reminded of how amazing God’s Word is. When I find connections, when I see parallels, when some deeper understanding is reached. These are all times when I am simply amazed at the […]

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Welcome to the Weekend of December 13-15

Welcome to the Weekend of December 13-15

Today, I am thankful, once again, for friends. That is common theme for me because I need good friends. I’m thankful for friends I can call or text when I’m triggered. I’m thankful for the safety of friends with whom I can share the journey and the struggle. I’m thankful […]

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