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Jan 20

Good morning, Father! Thank you for the encouragement this morning, giving me a new outlet, a new tool, a new blessing to be grateful for! Please help me to NOT get overwhelmed and run ahead of myself, feeling like every word has to be written perfectly, the first time through. Please guide me in my […]

Jan 19

Hello, Lord! Thank you for the craziness of this day, for all your provisions and mercies and growth. Thank you for giving us each enough HOPE to hold onto, to be reassured that you really do care about our hearts, not just our spirits. You are so much MORE than the religious depiction of a […]

Jan 18

Hello, Father! Thank you for the awesome night, even being awake for a couple or a few hours in the night, like a little oasis of wakefulness in the sea of sleeping, lol. Thank you for making me flexible and cheerful, so that such things like that do not disturb or distract me. Thank you […]

Jan 17

Good morning, Father! Thank you so much for the breakthrough in thought yesterday, prompting my husband to start cleaning up his houseload, and both of us to start thinking of the REAL possibility of moving SOON! Lord, I trust you completely. You have never let me down, my entire life! I know that wherever you […]

Jan 16

Good morning, Lord. Thank you for a very quick but good night of sleep, and thank you for getting me up a bit earlier today so I can get busy, busy, busy building, building, building! 🙂 Thank you for giving me so much work to do, so I can not have idle time to sit […]

Jan 15

Good morning, Father! Thank you for the awesome delight of knowing you, and being known by you, Father! I honestly feel more safe and secure than at any other time of my life, despite the fact that we are once again facing eviction, and this year, we do not have ANY transportation besides our own […]

Jan 14

Good morning, Lord! Thank you for your care, and for strengthening my husband and myself and my children. Thank you for keeping us all safe and nurturing us, Father. Thank you, awesome Shepherd, for leading me gently each day, showing me where you would have me to walk, and how to do things your way. […]

Jan 13

Good morning, Father! Thank you so much for all the good fellowship in the early hours of this day, thank you for laughter and gentle understandings. Thank you for working on me and on my family, Lord. Thank you for your awesome care and growth! Lord, I feel so content and lacking nothing, but I […]

Jan 12

Good morning, Lord! Thank you for the awesome warm weather lately – 80 degrees yesterday, in January!! And now it is already 69 degrees, while I sit on the porch, typing on my phone and listening to birds sing and the distant train rumble. Father, you see that my computer is on the fritz again, […]

Jan 11

Good morning, Father! Thank you so much for the nice, encouraging dream, which truly seems to reflect my life in a way that I could not even try to explain. It was like a mirror, and very encouraging indeed! Thank you, Lord, for teaching me even as I sleep. I still remember the lessons and […]

Jan 10

Good morning, Lord. Thank you for your kindness, your faithfulness, your nurturing care. Thank you for warmer weather again today! Please help me to feel strong and enthusiastic, to go for a nice walk today! Thank you for filling my heart with love, even for those who might consider me an “enemy” without even knowing […]

Jan 9

Hello, Father! Thank you for the awesome comfort I felt this morning, sooooo peaceful and cozy! Thank you for a nice shower and the ability to go outside and sit on the porch in the SUN! Thank you for peace in the house, enough food to eat, and enough work to keep me busy indefinitely! […]

Jan 8

Hello, Father. I thank you for working on me, still. I thank you for healing me so much already. I thank you also for all the healing you’ve done in my daughter, most of which I haven’t even been aware was needed. Thank you for her calm demeanor in dealing with her father who has […]

Jan 7

Good morning, Father! Thank you for the crazy snow yesterday, and for keeping my family warm and safe. Thank you for the HOPE that is 70 degree weather coming back in a few days! Thank you for giving us just enough food to make it, while it is so cold and hard to walk to […]

Jan 6

Brrrrrr… it is COLD today! Thank you though, Lord, for the warm bed where I didn’t have to feel the cold until I got up. Thank you for the nice dream I had, such a peaceful, serene place and a gentle spirit! Thank you for healing the hurts of the last couple days, establishing growth […]

Jan 5

Good morning, Father. Thank you for caring for my heart, all these years. Thank you for being there for me, comforting me with nature, when I was only 3 and 4 and 5 years old. Thank you for helping me yesterday, researching & composing one of my longer posts, despite the hostile environment and poor […]

Jan 4

Good morning, Father. Thank you for showing me some ways to stay warmer, now that the weather has turned cold. Thank you for giving me HOPE, in that next week it is supposed to be warm enough to go for a few walks perhaps! Thank you for giving my husband some hope for work again, […]

Jan 3

Good morning, Father. Lord, I ask you to please be near your people as they return to work and their everyday lives, after the holidays and winter break. Teach them how to “Fight off the Post-Vacation Blues“! Thank you, Lord, for teaching me how to enjoy the Little Things, the tiny pleasures of warm water, […]

Jan 2

Good morning, Father! Thank you for another warm day, perhaps the last for a month or so. 🙁 But I will enjoy the indoors, and making my little daily art cards (and bigger art!) and adding to my blogs daily. I may not go for as many walks when it is cold, but I am […]

Jan 1, 2017

Good morning, Lord! Thank you for this brand-new year, so full of hope and joy! I am a little surprised to be up at 8am today, but I guess it’s not too hard to believe. My mind & heart are so excited! What will I get to create with my Creator THIS year?! I can’t […]