Verse of the day...

3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:3-6)



Friday, November 30, 2012

Day #30 ~

Well…….. we’ve reached the end of our “30 days of being thankful” I think this last 30 days has been a good ‘head start’ to continue to practice being Thankful each and every day… through good and bad…. Happy and sad…. Easy and tough!
Today is the last of this 30 days…. But the beginning of another 30 days!
I am so very Thankful for these last 30 days! To look back… you can see the good days and the bad days… but in all there was so much to be thankful for!
Today is not just the last of this ’30 days’ but the last day of Michael being on full time meds. Yep… he tested negative this morning for spilling protein. The weaning off the meds begins! Praise you God!
So… today….I’m THANKFUL for Michael being on the road to remission… getting 12 dozen + cookies made yesterday for tomorrow…. Having a mother/daughter day with my mom and daughter today…. Fresh coffee…. Grocery lists…. Dryer fluffing clothes…. Alarm clocks… travel arrangements all made for Christmas vacation…. Another craft item sale… enjoying my sitting room every morning in peace and quiet while others still sleep…. Trash pick up day…. High School Wrestling season… a dear friend squeezing in a sort of emergency hair cut for Patrick last night…. Knee braces… medicine…. Piggy banks to save money in.. and borrow money from…. crocheting and knitting… being able to put a smile on my “not a morning person” 16yr olds face before he leaves for school….. getting a text from my boys to let me know they made it school safe and sound….. biscuits and gravy day for breakfast at school for my boys (that’s their favorite)….. small towns…. Country livin’…. Good friends … great family… and GOD for giving it all to us!
~*~ Have a Fantastic Friday… a Wonderful Weekend… and be Thankful for another 30 days!!!!~*~ ♥
 
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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Day #29 ~


Thankful God said NO
I asked God to take away my habit.
God said, “No”.
It is not for me to take away, but for you to give up.
I asked God to make my handicapped child whole.
God said, “No”.
His spirit is whole, his body is only temporary.
I asked God to grant me patience.
God said, “No”.
Patience is a by-product of tribulations; it isn’t granted, it is earned.
I asked God to give me happiness.
God said, “No”.
I give you blessings; happiness is up to you.
I asked God to spare me pain.
God said, “No”.
Suffering draws you apart from worldly cares and brings you closer to me.
I asked God to make my spirit grow.
God said, “No”.
You must grow on your own, but I will prune you to make you fruitful.
I asked God for all things that I might enjoy in life.
God said, “No”.
I will give you life, so that you may enjoy all things.
I asked God to help me LOVE others as much as He loves me.
God said……
Ahhhhhh, finally you have the idea ♥
 
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Whew.... today is a very busy day of baking cookies!!!  I have 12 dozen cookies to bake today to sell Saturday at the Cougar Classic Wrestling Tournament!  First Tournament of the season.  The wrestling team has been given the opportunity to run the concession stand that day... so to help earn some extra money... some of us moms are baking homemade goodies to sell!   After I get done baking the ones for the tournament... If I have time... I'll make a batch for the boys.  
I'm super excited about the tournament this weekend.  Patrick won the varsity spot in his weight class so he's pretty excited too!   I'm really proud of him!  
I got an order the other day from a lady at the elementary school for a couple Husker beanies!  Yay me!!! 
I think I'm going to try and be a bit more aggressive with my crafts and selling them in 2013..... I have some things I would like to earn and save my money for!  I just hope it works and folks find my crafts good enough!  
 
Okay... need to run kids.............
I have a pot of coffee... an oven and cookie ingredients calling me!
Catch up later
have a GREAT day!
 
hugs...love & blessings,
.::Tam::.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Day #28 ~

Be Thankful…………..
*Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire.
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
*Be thankful when you don't know something,
for it gives you the opportunity to learn.
*Be thankful for the difficult times.
During those times you grow
*Be thankful for your limitations,
because they give you opportunities for improvement.
*Be thankful for each new challenge,
because it will build your strength and character.
*Be thankful for your mistakes.
They will teach you valuable lessons.
*Be thankful when you're tired and weary,
because it means you've made the effort.
*Be thankful for setbacks
It's easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who
are also thankful for the setbacks.
*Be thankful for troubles
Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles,
and they can become your blessings.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Day #27 ~

 Today I’m Thankful for … *Michael losing 4 more pounds and testing ‘trace’ again for protein. *Subbing at the Elementary School today. *Piles of trash ready for trash day. *Hubby bringing home dinner last night. *Getting another pair of slippers crocheted yesterday….even if they still arent for me….lol *Automatic Coffee maker brewing my first pot this morning while I was in the shower. *new pair of reading glasses. *good first day of dieting yesterday. *having a decent ‘hair day’ …lol *pulling clothes from the dryer and putting them on warm. *Jeeps starting up like champs. *ready to have a GREAT day! *God for being HIM!
 
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Monday, November 26, 2012

Day #26 ~

 So very Thankful today for Michael losing 5 more pounds of water weight and tested this morning only spilling a trace of protein. Three more pounds and  two more days of trace or negative and we can start weaning the meds!   THANK YOU GOD!
What a wonderful day… snow flakes in the air… healthy kids….warm house…. New clients and contracts for Ken… reorganized sitting room for me to call my own…. Crocheting more things for more charities… the smell of fresh coffee brewing… hot cocoa …. a new start on my diet ….  4x4 vehicles …. My computer still hangin’ in there
J ….  a pillow for my back….  Planning our Christmas vacation …. Patrick’s continued Baseball opportunities …. Footstools … egg sandwiches …. Finding a couple pairs of jeans to give to a friend for her quilting….  GOD’S EVERLASTING LOVE!!!

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oooooooooooooooooooooooh .... its snowing!   How pretty!

Well... got most of the cleaning...rearranging and organizing done I wanted to yesterday!  Thank you to my guys for helping!!!    I now sit in my sitting room off my bedroom typing here with my feet up coffee at hand and my crocheting next to me!  This is so nice!  Last night David and I enjoyed this "found again" space by playing Wii and then watching a movie! 
This morning I was able to get up really early enjoy my coffee... read emails and crochet in my little quiet spot without bothering anyone else! 
Opened the curtains.... as the daylight started to appear and got to see the first snow fall of the year from my bay window.  
Finishing up a pair of slippers then I need to crochet some 12" granny squares to send to a lady wanting to sew them together  for a family with 3 kids that are really struggling for Christmas!  Hope to get alot done for her!
Today is a GREAT DAY!

Catch you all tomorrow!!!
off to make eggs sandwiches for my boys and get a fresh cup of coffee for me!
Have a Marvelous Monday everyone!
hugs...love & blessings,
.::Tam::.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Day #25 ~

THANK YOU GOD!!!  Michael is down another 8lbs from yesterday… 8 more to go!   He’s protein levels are starting to show that they are getting back to normal too!  God is so GOOD!

Being Thankful through trials……
You may have heard it a hundred times, but this time let it soak in and really permeate your faith. God works for our good in ALL things. Not just some of them, or just the good things. He works in ALL of them. This is one of our greatest promises and something to truly be thankful for.

~*~Romans 8:28: And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.~*~


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So... today is a good day for rearranging ....cleaning up and organizing.  Here's to hoping it gets accomplished!  :) 
The temps are starting to show that Winter is on its way...brrrr!   I have several crochet items that I want to work on before and after Christmas.  Afghans... slippers... fingerless mitts... scarfs .. .beanies... etc.  All those perfect Winter  items!  
During a period of time when my daughter was living with us... I crowded a bunch of my craft stuff in my sitting room of my bedroom.  I never  did get that all cleaned back up and reorganized... so .... today I hope that will happen.  I want to be able to sit in my sitting room..... watch the snow fall and crochet my little heart out... :)  And of course spend time here blogging!!

I'm off to get a fresh cup of coffee... and get my helpers moving.... :)
Catch you all later!
have a great day!!!
hugs...love & blessings,
.::Tam::.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Day #24 ~

•°*”˜˜”*°•.ƸӜƷ.•°*”˜˜”*°•PRAISE THE LORD FOR HE IS GOOD!
Today I am Thankful for Michael losing 10 more pounds as of this morning. 16lbs to go and he will be back to his original weight. Thank you God for keeping Michael safe and helping him fight though this… Thank you friends and family for all your love and prayers! Keep 'em comin'!
Thankful for *a cold morning so I can make oatmeal for breakfast …. *earning a few dollars here and there for things I crochet….. *Huskers win yesterday…. *Cold Water Brew ..tea….. *my boys all hanging out in my room with me playing games and visiting! …. *a husband that will run to the store for me so I don’t have to get out….. *Blueberry pie in the oven….. *Brownies …. *Coffee…. *vacation time with my family… (this has been so nice!) … *GOD’S MERCY!!! ~*~ Life is good ~*~ •°*”˜˜”*°•.ƸӜƷ.•°*”˜˜”*°•
 
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Friday, November 23, 2012

Day #23 ~

PRAISE GOD…. Michael is down 7 more pounds today!   14 lbs total now!  The edema is letting up… the water is coming off..... 26 more pounds and my baby will be back to original weight and the meds can really kick in to help his kidneys!  
Now that is a GREAT THANKSGIVING!!!  
I am oh so very very Thankful today!!!   Thankful for this Thanksgiving weekend so Michael can continue to keep his feet up…relax … drink tea … and move forward to getting better!  Wrestling season… here he comes!!!!   Thankful for *leftovers to munch on all day!   *quiet days inside to get some Christmas crocheting done!  *for dieting starting Monday and not today…lol   *for COFFEE!   *funny little games on our phones and tablets that the boys play… listening to them makes me giggle!   *for God being so Faithful when we simply Trust!  
Thank you Lord for  showing your love for us through all the good and bad! ♥


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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Day #22 ~

 HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! 
I started typing this first thing this morning… I’ve continued to add to it through out the day………. And here is my Thanksgiving Thanks  …..So Very Thankful for ………… *oh so beautiful day to celebrate with friends and family…. *Michael losing 7 lbs of water weight today ( Praise God) … *Food cooking and making the house smell oh so good!.... *fresh pot of coffee brewing while I get to sit for a few minutes ….. *my daughter being able to spend the day with us!!! ….. *Being able to put together a low sodium Thanksgiving meal for Michael…. *windows open…. *Family…. *Friends…. *Memories of my daddy as I make his wonderful cranberry relish to share with my family for Thanksgiving dinner…. *chocolate covered cherries (just for you daddy) … *3 hour conversations with my mom on the phone yesterday….. *messy hair-do days….*very messy kitchen full of food and dishes (means we are going to have a great Thanksgiving meal and spending time with the family is more important than cleaning up the mess right now) ….. * Yummy meal (turkey was great and side dishes were just right~which Michael loved) …. * Cleaning up and getting to relax….  *watching my daughter get a nice nap after a long week of work and being a single mom to 3 little ones…. *fresh pot of coffee….* Pumpkin Pie.... *Apple Pie…. *Cherry Pie….*My Navy son and all who serve in our Armed Forces to keep us safe ….*God who forgives you and waits for you!

~*~Our  Thanks at the table at dinner…….. David ~ Thankful his sister got to come spend the day with us.   Michael ~ Thankful he lost 7lbs.  Patrick ~ Thankful his dad is home!  Ken ~ Thankful to be alive and home!   Jamie ~ Thankful for her new job!   Me ~ Thankful I have such a thankful family!
God Bless you all!  I hope you have and continue to have the best day ever!   Eat too much… laugh lots… And give Thanks for all you have…. Which gives Glory to God!
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!


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hugs...love & blessings,
.::Tam::.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Day #21 ~

Be Thankful …. Stay in the present.
I think the easiest way that we get distracted from how thankful we should be is by living in either the past or the future. Neither of these realities are real, therefore we cannot be thankful. God’s reality is now. We can only experience Him now. And it is only in Him that we can see why we are thankful. ~ Thank you Lord God for today!!! It’s a Great Day!!! ~ ♥
 
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Oh and more Show & Share..............
 
Well... I did it............. I accomplished my goal of making 2 things everyday from the 15th to the 20th to send to a lovely lady that is doing a Hurricane Sandy Charity Drive.
And here they are............. my dozen items I will be mailing her!
 
* 4 beanies
*3 headband/ear warmers
*3 pairs of slippers
*2 pair fingerless mitts
hugs...love & blessings,
.::Tam::.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Day #20 ~

  Be Thankful… Get rid of  Fear and anxiety.
I have heard it said that a reality where fear and anxiety exist is a reality where a good God does not exist. Fear and anxiety are not just stealing your thankful heart. They, like comparison, are sinful acts. How many times does Jesus say, “Fear not?”. Remind yourself of the God of faithfulness and steadfast love that you serve, and fear not. Remind yourself of all the ways that God has been good to you. 
♥ Thank you God for giving me everything I have and a heart to not be afraid to share!! ♥


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Show & Share time again........

Headband/Ear warmers for charity...........

Beanie for charirty....

hugs...love & blessings,
.::Tam::.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Day #19 ~

A day full of Thanks….. For…….*Patrick’s truck being fixed and starts like a champ…..*one of the boys calling after getting to school asking me to bring something they forgot and knowing I don’t mind.. especially when they say “sorry….please… and thank you” …. *getting closer to the van being sold (have some options and getting some nibbles)…. *getting a lot of crocheting done over the ...
weekend (some projects have a great start.. some are done) … *dinner date with Ken last night going from bad (food wasn’t good..got ‘to-go’ boxes and left)…to better (passed this one particular grocery store …seeing it was still open…swung back around and got Michael 5 bags of his favorite NO SALT potato chips) …. To Great (ending up at a place that had great food and enjoying ourselves!) Thank you God for a bad first meal… made for a great evening!!!.... *fresh pot of coffee on…. *pumpkin bagels and cream cheese… *Patrick and his dad solving an internet issue we had all weekend…. *short week of school…. *Long weekend of Thanksgiving!!!! THANK YOU GOD FOR ALL!!! ♥
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Couple more Charity items for show & share.................

Another pair of slippers..........

Fingerless mitts.........................
hugs...love & blessings,
.::Tam::.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Day #18 ~

Be Thankful….Get rid of expectations.
The first way to get rid of expectations is to not live in slavery to the expectations of others. There are some who feel like a failure if they let down the expectation of people who matter to us. Pleasing everyone is impossible. You will fail. This will hinder your thankfulness to God.
The second way to live in the slavery of expectations is to con...
stantly expect your way to be perfect. You live under the slavery of something you can never accomplish, and in order to make your stay steady and perfect you expect those closest to you to play their perfect parts too. This leads to a world of hurt and self focus. This leads to a heart that cannot be thankful. ♥ Thank you God for loving me the way I am!!!!!!!
 
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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Day #17 ~

Oh so Thankful for ……… *beautiful Saturday mornings ….*trash pick up… *kitchen to be cleaned from last nights dinner and several returns to snack….. *too much yarn to choose from for my next project….. *recliner chairs so Michael can sit with his feet up all weekend…. *new clients for Ken…. *living in small towns that gossip (you’re so important .. Everybody is talking about you)…. *slightly burnt steaks from the grill..(just means your husband was giving quality time to a teenager who was saying thanks for letting him hunt on your land)…. *barking dog all night long..(yeah… it could be that he’s old and sees things… but that just means he loves us enough to warn us all night long that he thinks he sees something)…. *fresh pot of coffee….  *wonderful friends( I love all you guys) … *my beautiful family (far and near) … *having days of missing my daddy something awful (means he was a Good Daddy)… *GOD’s  GRACE!!!

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Time for some Show & Share...........

These are slipper socks I made for a charity drive a lovely lady is doing over on the 'ville.

Here is a beanie for that same charity drive....

Thanks for stoppin' in everyone!
have a wonderful weekend!!!
hugs... love... & blessings...
.::Tam::.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Day #16 ~

I am very Thankful for….. The Art of Crochet and my beautiful Aunt who taught me oh so many years ago (yes..we’re both old)…. *several pots of coffee… *the postal service to be able to mail my niece her Birthday card late (sorry)…. *favorite stuffed animals to make you feel better….*beautiful bright sun shinny Fall days…. *new fun phone covers… *online friends…. *overflowing trashcans at the curb ...which means we have eaten well this week …. *seeing your breath in the cold mornings (means I’m alive another day) …. *weekends to relax …. *GOD’s LOVE!!!  ♥
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Day #15 ~

  Always rejoice, constantly pray, in everything give thanks. For this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Thess. 5:16–18).
In his letter to the Philippians, Paul elaborates: "Do not be anxious about anything. Instead, in every situation, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, tell your requests to God" (Phil. 4:6).
An attitude of gratitude should envelop our prayers and petitions, which the Lord expects us to bring to Him.
Don't skip the prepositions here — "in everything give thanks"… "with thanksgiving…" — what we don't see is "be thankful for everything." The difference is profound. While we may never be grateful for certain painful experiences, we can still be grateful during them. We can still pray with a thankful heart.
Why? Because our hope is not in the potential answers to our prayers. Our hope is in the God to whom we pray! In Him we trust. He has given us life itself — freedom, salvation, grace, mercy. He chose us to be his children. "How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God" (1 John 3:1).
 Who can't be thankful for that?
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.::Tam::.
 
 


Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Day #14 ~

People with a strong sense of gratitude, love and appreciation don't necessarily have more than others; they aren't "luckier". They simply recognize and see more beauty in their lives. It is suggested that people who count their blessings are generally happier and healthier than people who don't. If you ever feel as if anything in your life isn't "enough", try practicing an attitude of thankfulness. You might realize how good you have it after all.
I’m Thankful for a new day to be Thankful! God Bless you all! Have a wonderfully blessed day! ♥
 
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Little Show & Share time.............
 
Okay... so remember the cool blue slippers I showed you a couple posts back............ WELL......My youngest has stolen them.  hahahahahaaa  Thief!! 
So I was going to make myself a new pair yesterday... but my poor little super hero Michael wasnt feeling well ... and he stayed home with me.   I wanted to cheer him up... so I made him a pair of slippers.
He LOVES them.
 
 
hmmmm.... wonder if the next pair will get to be mine... :)   heeeheee
You all have a wonderfully blessed day!
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.::Tam::.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Day #13 ~

Today I’m thankful Doctors….Medicines….Hot showers….Warm blankets…. Having more than one vehicle….Tow Trucks…. Mechanics…. Crochet hooks and yarn…. Fresh cups of coffee….Patience… Forgiveness… Understanding… Love…. And Faith in our Good Lord who supplies this all!

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God Bless
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.::Tam::.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Day #12 ~

 Today…………….I’m thankful for a beautiful Fall day full of Sun Shine.
Coffee makers that make coffee…. Washing machines that clean clothes…. Dishwashers that wash dishes… New slippers to keep my feet warm….Doctors to help those that are sick…. My beautiful children who love me just for being MOM… no other reason!... The bestest bunch of friends and family ever!
But most of all.. I’m thankful for my Father in Heaver… Lord God Almighty for all His forgiveness of all of my mistakes and sins!  Its Him who makes all of the rest of this possible!  ♥

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Show & Share.........

This is a pair of slippers I made myself last night.   My feet got cold... so I put my Ripple'ghan down that I was working on.... whipped these up and went back to work on my Ripple'ghan with warm feet! :)


Pattern can be found HERE.
Have a magnificent Monday!
God Bless
.::Tam::.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Day #11 ~

Today I’m Thankful our church video tapes the services and puts them out on their web site for days like today when we cant make it in person!
I’m Thankful for all who have Served and all that continue to Serve our Country so that we can be safe and free! God Bless all the Vets and Soldiers!!!
I’m thankful for gloomy days like today! Being able to stay inside where its warm and spend the day cooking/baking…crocheting.. and tending to my Michael.
♥ Thank you Lord God for all you are and all you do! I love you so!!!! ♥

** praying extra hard today for Michael…. He’s still gaining water weight **
 
 
 
God Bless you all
.::Tam::.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Day #10 ~

 Thank you God………
For wiping my tears as I see the scale show Michael continuing to gain weight….which means he’s not getting better….and holding me close so I know its all going to be okay.
For the smile on Michaels face as he says …. “could be worse”
For all my friends and family that continue to pray for my family!!!
For a Beautiful day…. So Michael can sit outside and soak up some sun …. Maybe the boys will toss the Football around… and I can sit and crochet while I watch them!
It’s a Good Day!   

Have a wonderful day everyone!!!
God Bless
.::Tam::.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Day #9 ~

 Today I’m thankful for ice tea… water and cucumbers!   Those three things are simple items that help my Michaels kidneys work.   I’m thankful for his favorite foods full of protein… steak …eggs… and  grilled chicken.   And him having his appetite back!
I’m so very thankful the good Lord has given my little super hero a spirit of  Faith…Trust  and Determination! 
Thank you God for Ken’s continued good health!  His doctors appointment yesterday went very well!!!!
I  Praise you God and thank you for everything!!!! 

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Little show & share time............

I signed up for a Winter Yarn Swap on Crochetville a few weeks ago.    I got my box in the mail today from my swap buddy!   Look at the awesome yarn... and hand sewn purse... and coffee..and and and.   What a great swap!!!  Thank you Janet!!!   I love it all!   I sure hope she likes what I sent her!
dont you love my cat hogging the photo.... heheee
hugs... love & blessings
.::Tam::.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Day #8 ~

Thank you Lord for the trials in our lives!

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
James 1:2-4

This verse is sometimes hard to swallow. But it always comes to mind. Just like troubles in life, they come no matter how we avoid them. So better welcome them with a brave heart......for no one is "troubleproof" in this side of life.

I thank God for all the trials I've been through and the challenges I'm facing now. They made my faith stronger. I don't ask for them but I know they come with a purpose. I recall that each time I have trouble I'm drawn closer to Him, and each time I am in great need, miracle happens.
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
James 1:12

I thank God for His grace that abounds especially in times of trials and persecution. His strength made me endure.
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.
2 Corinthians 12:9

I thank God for His comfort in times of sorrow. I continue to praise and give thanks to Him regardless of my circumstance. "Weeping may remain for a night but rejoicing is sure to come in the morning".
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Psalm 34:18

I Thank God for He is gentle with His dealings with me, though many times I fail and fall short from His standard. If I fell seven times, He would pick me up eight times. That's how abundant His patience is for me.
A bruised reed he will not break, and a faintly burning wick he will not quench; he will faithfully bring forth justice.
Isaiah 42:3

I thank Jesus for His comforting words. His loving character is so revealed in His words. I take comfort in His promise each time I'm weary and tired or just feeling down.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.
Matthew 11:28


Continuing to Pray for my Michael!!!
God Bless you all
.::Tam::.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Day #7 ~

Thank you God for the brighter mornings so that my boys can drive to school safer and not in the dark.

Natural darkness is nothing more than the absence of light. Enter a basement without any windows, turn off the lights and close the door. You will find yourself standing in a pitch dark room. The moment you flick the light switch on the darkness will flee instantly

Spiritual darkness is a lot like natural darkness, it is the absence of spiritual light. Our body is the house (1 Corinthians 3:16, Matthew 12:43-45). Jesus is the light that fills our house. John 8:12
Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.”
The power to turn on the spiritual light and expel spiritual darkness is already within you.... just need to flick that light switch.

♥ Thank you Lord for Michael having a good day at school yesterday!


♥God Bless
.::Tam::.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Day #6 ~

I have several things to be thankful for today.
1) The opportunity to exercise my right to Vote! To use the information we have been given and be a voice to our country.
2) Michael lost a tiny bit of water weight from yesterday and is feeling just well enough to try a day back at school! Praise you God!
3) Although we have spent a nice chunk of money over the last couple years on ou
r vehicles …. We have an awesome honest mechanic that keeps our Jeeps running well and safely. Money well spent!
4) Ken doing well…. staying healthy and HOME.
5) Seasonal Pumpkin Bagels and cream cheese with my coffee
6) Ken and Patrick fixing my washer (yeah for clean clothes…LOL)
7) Our Father in Heaven being the center of all of this!!!!! I love you Lord God with all of my heart!
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If you dont Vote... you lose the right to complain.
Blessings to you all
have a great day!!!
.::Tam::.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Day #5 ~

Thank you God for Coffee and Yarn. (Did you all honestly think this wouldn’t be on my list? LOL)
I’m thankful for being a coffee-o-holic…. Its brought some wonderful moments to my life of family and friends sharing fun coffee flavors with me and awesome coffee related pictures and items to bring a smile to my face!
I’m thankful for all the yarn I have and all the yarn I think I need! God blessed me with a talent to turn yarn into lovely items to share with others… whether its for charity… comfort needs or selling something to make a few dollars…. My crocheting and knitting brings smiles… to me and others!
 
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Show & Share....
 
12 point round ripple with matching muchkin elf beanie I made for a friend to give at a baby shower!
God Bless all........
.::Tam::.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Day #4 ~

 Thank you Dear Lord for Michael only gaining one pound of water weight and not five!!!
I’m so Thankful for prayers and the beautiful people who bow their heads and say them!
 
 
STILL........
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«´¨`·.¸¸.*PRAYING*·¸¸ ..´¨`»
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 for my Michael.
 
hugs...love & blessing
.::Tam::.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Day #3 ~

Thank you God for true Friends!!!
To all my friends……… thank you for being you!!! Thank you for caring so much for me and my family during all the struggles we have gone through and still go through!!! Thank you for all the hugs. Thank you for the loving hearts you have!
Thank you God for bringing our lives together!!!
 
God Bless
.::Tam::.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Day #2 ~

 Thank you God for my family!  My beautiful children… my precious grandbabies… my cranky yet wonderful husband (lol) ... my sweet mom ( I miss you daddy) … my awesome brother and his beautiful wife and kids…My awesome mom & dad-in-law for being there for not just my husband but me and my boys during a really tough time in our lives!!! … my wonderful Uncle Lou & Aunt Joyce…. My lovely cousin SarahJo and her great hubby and daughter…  All my Aunts … Uncles… and cousins that I don’t get to see or talk to like I wish I could… I miss you guys and love you so much. 


God Bless
.::Tam::.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

30 Days of being Thankful ~ November 2012


Day #1 ~ Thank you Lord God for the sacrifice of your son to save me.


.::Tam::.