Two Tiaras and a Sword

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Thankful Thursday

*A win for our JV volleyball girls

*Great kids who are a huge blessing to me


*A day of rest when I really needed it


*Good news

*His perfect strength when my is gone

*Precious time with my family

*A man who is a wonderful husband to me, and a great daddy to our children

*A win for our JV and Varsity volleyball girls

*Answers to prayers

*Safety for the young prince

*God's mercy

*God's love

*Finally, time to go get a haircut for the young prince

*Divine  appointments

*Friends who help make loads lighter

*Comfort when we mourn

*Prayer support with perfect timing

*A reminder of God's faithfulness in the past

*The assurance of God's faithfulness in the future

For all these things, and for many more, I am thankful to the Lord.  To God be the glory!

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Thankful Thursday

Psalms 140:13  Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name:  the upright shall dwell in thy presence.

*A win for the Junior Varsity Lady Patriot volleyball team

*A huge answer to prayer

*Encouragement for my prince

*A win for the Patriot football team

*That the young prince was able to run in a point

*Fun family times

*A day to rest

*Fun times for my kiddos

*Rain, that replenishes the earth with water, and allows crops to grow

*Great fellowship, and food with friends

*Worship at one of the greatest churches in the world

*A chance to examine my heart deeply through a convicting Bible study

*A sweet time of prayer with my church family for our community schools and school children

*A good first day of school

*Coming home to a hot home cooked meal

*A win for my favorite volleyball team

*A good time with some special young ladies

*A friend who was a huge blessing by keeping the girls

*A GREAT report for the young prince at the doctor's office

*Friends and family who prayed and encouraged me when I needed it

*A husband who is a man of integrity

*A friend who trusts enough to share deeply

*Godly council

*The opposition that we face, that reminds us that we are headed in the right direction

For all these things, and many more, we give thanks, and glory, unto the Lord.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Thankful Thursday

Psalms 69:30  I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.

*A "date" with my hubby

*A great day of volleyball for the oldest princess

*A time of fellowship with a friend

*Enjoying the wonders of God's creation with my family

*A great day in the Lord's house

*A good first day back to school

*The youngest princess running to the door to hug me when I got home

*The prayers of a friend

*God working out a situation quickly and easily

*Being in one room, and hearing the youngest princess singing sweetly in another room

*An awesome HUGE blessing that it wasn't the washing machine on the fritz, it was the breaker

*Realizing it was the breaker before there was something horrible, like a fire

*The blessing of having a friend who was able to replace the breaker

*Being able to wash clothes the day before school starts

*A delicious treat from a sweet friend

*A Back to School surprise from the prince to the rest of us

*Several texts from different people letting me know they were praying for me - what an encouragement!

*A great first day of school for everyone

*A visitor at church

*Friends who helped out, and stepped in when needed

*A plan for the next two weeks

*A friend who knew the solution to an important question, and has the means to help me with the solution

*Another precious friend who totally made my day by answering a different question

*A visit with a great young man before he leaves to go to college

*A great night's rest

For all these things, any many more, I am thankful to the Lord.  He blesses us in more ways than we can count each day.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Thankful Thursday

*For great friends who watched our munchkins while we were away

*For a good trip, and the prince's excitement

*For sweet texts from my children

*For a "date" lunch

*For getting everything done

*For a wonderful Sunday morning service (Sunday School and church)

*For the opportunity to minister, and especially for the Holy Spirit's leading, when I feel/fall far inadequate

*For God speaking to hearts and challenging us to live more godly lives

*For a friend who understood

*For one last lone day with nothing to do before our schedules go completely schizophrenic

*For the privilege to see the precious smile on the youngest princess' face when she came down dressed in her Cinderella dress and asked her daddy, if she could have this dance...and he complied to her wish, while I cued the Michael W. Smith Cinderella song on my iPad...that smile was priceless!

*For the opportunity to buy food for a ministry that will help families in need

*For being able to help a friend who always helps me

*For getting to watch the Oldest Princess play volleyball

*For a chance to tell others the plan of salvation

*For the assurance that our precious friend is in Heaven with our Lord and Savior

*For a relatively clean house

*For sweet snippets of time just playing and having fun with my kids

*For an awesome group of church kids

*For those who listen and remember from week to week

*For a friend's trust

*For a chance to share something I've learned to help others

*For bringing home twice as many kids as we took

*For one last fun time with friends for the kids before school starts

For all these things, and so very many more, we are thankful to the Lord!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Thankful Thursday

*Precious time holding a precious baby that I love

*A fun dinner and visit with my sister

*A great time staying with my brother and sister-in-law

*Safe travels

*A great day at church

*A quiet morning

*A surprise gift, and encouragement from a friend

*Safety during the storm

*An awesome meeting

*The chance to be a blessing

* Getting Back-to-School shopping done in one trip

*The greatest kids a mother could ask for

*Answer to a major prayer

*A peaceful morning, with time to study

*Help pulling papers

*A surprise visit by great friends :-)!!!

*Fun times with a great group of kids at church

*A friend who came out to help me with our Wednesday night kids

*Popsicles when it is very hot

*Time to visit and "catch up" with friends

These are a few of the things I am thankful to God for this week.  He is so full of mercy and love, and He bestows on us more blessings thn we could ever ask or imagine.  Take a minute to count your blessings with me, and give God the glory.