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One Week Till Easter #BecauseHeLives

I'm thankful that because He lives, we can live again, too.




Ten Things of Thankful: Good-bye Oregon, Hello California

After a wonderful visit in Oregon, I've returned to California. Here's my Show and Tell report:

I Signed Up!

Even though it seems like I have been blogging forever, I'm not exactly cutting-edge when it comes to some blogging-related events.  However, after weeks of hemming and hawing, I've decided to commit to participating in the A to Z Challenge.  

April 2015 Visiting Teaching Message

You can find the visiting teaching message for April here.  



Thanks for Jesus Christ, who is without guile or hypocrisy. 




DIY Running Bibs and Medals Display

My oldest daughter's birthday was last week.  She and I have run 10Ks together, and I knew that she wanted some way to display her bibs and finisher medals.  I wanted to give her a display board as a present.  I wasn't thrilled with the ones I found, so I decided to make one.

Ten Things of Thankful: Tractor Driving and Other Stuff

Dorothy, I'm not in Kansas anymore.  Or rather, I'm not in California.  I've come up to Oregon for a while to participate in a strange game of Musical Caregivers.  Sort of.  I think I'm really just comic relief.  My mom and I are about to eat ice cream and watch Austenland, a total chick flick.  It's been easy to come up with 10 Things of Thankful this week.

Happy Birthday to My Disney Fan

Twenty-four years ago, I became a mom of a daughter.  My sweet little girl is all grown up now.  She has always been cautious, yet confident and capable.  

Ten Things of Thankful: Perspective Brings Hope

That title hints at sorrow or pain, but I really haven't had anything horrible happen this week.  I've just been thinking about beliefs I hold which help me see the bright side of life. Also, spring is right around the corner, calendar-wise--and in full bloom, weather-wise--and with it, the Easter season.

(Nearly) Wordless Wednesday: Hiking at the Poppy Reserve

Thanks for beautiful spring flowers.




Ten Things of Thankful: Letter D edition

It seems silly to have a letter of the day post when it isn't the A to Z challenge, but as I thought back over my week, one letter stands out:  D.  

March 2015 Visiting Teaching Message

"Patience is a virtue."  Developing patience, however, takes time and doesn't come easily for most.  The March visiting teaching message is: "The Attributes of Jesus Christ:  Long-suffering and Patient." 





Thanks for the patience, and the opportunity to develop that trait.