Hard & Happy Gifts; A Gift Made, Shared, & Passed On

#286. End of the homeschool chapter of our life…at least for now

#287. Being away from family on Thanksgiving

#288. The “C” word appearing in the story of a friend…”cancer”

#289. Aloha Fridays

#290. Chick-fil-a shakes

#291. The smile of a middle schooler

#292. My Giving Tree for Thanksgiving

#293. A movie and a snack with my girl

#294. Passing on bags of “treasures” to goodwill

Golden Gifts

#283. Rule of Love: So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. {Matthew 7:12}

#284. from 6:43-7:43 am & 3:43-4:43 pm today {the Golden Hour today in Parker, Colorado or check out this app to find a Golden Hour calculator to discover what time it is in your neck of the woods}

#285. Silence

Scripture Gifts

#269. God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything. {1 John 3:20}

#270. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us. {Ephesians 5:2}

#271. The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. {Psalm 16:5-6}

New Eyes for a New Day

I’ve heard it said that when God closes a door, He opens a window.

For those of us whose political candidate {or party} did not win last night, this is good news to ponder.

I’m looking out my window this morning and asking God to give me new eyes today to see His gifts. He is still on the throne. And that’s all that really matters. No? So, how does He want me to live this new day for Him?

Thank you, Jesus for the gifts outside my window…

#259 The sun is still shining

#260 Flags are still waving

#261 My neighborhood is still peaceful. {How I take this for granted.}

And one more gift! How many days do you turn the corner in your car and discover a hot air balloon landing right in front of you as you peer out your little window to the world? A picture of new grace. Promises kept. Ballooning joy!