Finding Joy in Motherhood/Wifehood

Sometimes we get overwhelmed and discouraged as wives and or mothers. We do so much and we may feel we get overlooked, leading us to feel upset with an attitude of complaining. When we seek our fulfillment and purpose in the things we do and what our family says about us, we are left disappointedContinue reading “Finding Joy in Motherhood/Wifehood”

Daily Gratitude Journal Day 17

I am grateful for my planner. I was not always a planner. I would just go throughout my day aimlessly feeling overwhelmed with everything I had to do. Sometimes I had so much to do with no direction that I ended up not doing much. Proverbs 16:3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, andContinue reading “Daily Gratitude Journal Day 17”

Daily Gratitude Journal Day 16

I am grateful for prayer and the power of prayer! When my soul is heavy with the worries of being a parent and raising children, or worries that the days bring, I come to the Lord in prayer. I open my heart to Him and make known my pain, concerns, and I make my request.Continue reading “Daily Gratitude Journal Day 16”

Daily Gratitude Journal Day 15

I am grateful for my imagination. I am able to picture my dreams and desires so that I can begin to walk towards them. It’s like a glimpse into the future. It is exciting to picture my goals. It helps direct my focus and choices I make everyday. Philippians 2:13 For it is God workingContinue reading “Daily Gratitude Journal Day 15”

Daily Gratitude Journal Day 14

I am grateful for redirection. There have been times when I stop working on things and it bothers me as to why I am not working on those things. You know, motivation and inspiration gets us started on pursuing something. Whether it is a health goal, a business goal, writing a book, or starting aContinue reading “Daily Gratitude Journal Day 14”

Daily Gratitude Journal Day 12

I am grateful for my morning coffee. I LOVE it! I prepare it just the way I like it. I add just enough creamer and sugar for the right amount of sweetness. There is nothing like the first sip of the day. I just hits my body and warms me up and begins to wakeContinue reading “Daily Gratitude Journal Day 12”

Daily Gratitude Journal Day 11

I am grateful for time and what can happen in time. Sometimes we want to rush things because we wan to see results. When we do this, we are trying to take control of the situation in a way that we cannot. Only time can give you the results or outcome you are wanting. SomeContinue reading “Daily Gratitude Journal Day 11”

Daily Gratitude Journal Day 9

I am grateful for my morning walks with my husband. We take our dog for a walk every morning around our neighborhood. This is an opportunity for us to share any thoughts we have had the day before. We share any concerns we have. We plan our day. We laugh and enjoy our company together.Continue reading “Daily Gratitude Journal Day 9”

Daily Gratitude Journal Day 8

I am grateful for Saturday mornings. During the week things just go on routine. You know, work, chores, school, appointments, cooking, etc. It can get quite busy for me as a mom and wife. I am sure it gets busy with you as well. I happen to be person of routine, which is good whenContinue reading “Daily Gratitude Journal Day 8”

Daily Gratitude Journal Day 7

I am grateful for good habits. They don’t just happen on their own. They have taken effort and commitment in my part for them to become good habits. These good habits keep me on track with my goals, like fitness, organization, ministry, and future plans. I’ve had to break old habits that don’t benefit myContinue reading “Daily Gratitude Journal Day 7”