it’s time for visitors to stop by. for friends to come on a weekend trip. for your best girlfriend to stay the night and grab as much quality time as you can. as an adult (yes, i’m 30 now!) with small children, it’s important for me to show my love, attention and hospitality to those [...]
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Things were going fairly well. We had some rough spots early in our marriage but seemed to break through the walls and really fall into sync with each other and our life. We were best friends. During this time so many people we knew were struggling in their marriages- so many. I remember this one [...]
Thank you so much for letting me share with your community today. I’m Virginia from Geeky & Sassy where I write about my not-so-perfect journey with my faith, family, life and home. I’m currently writing a series about what I’m learning through friendship in my 30s. Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, [...]
Who could love me when I did the unthinkable
who could love me when I am broken, ugly, uncontrollable, undeserving?
who could love me at my darkest?
I am thankful God does. He loves me no matter what. I am His child.
I am so thankful for the gift of forgiveness
I say gift because I did not earn it and I do not deserve it.
When I saw the request for contributors for the 30 Days of Thanks with Fancy Little Things, I had to say yes. And I knew almost immediately what I was going to write about. Grace. I am thankful for God’s Grace. I realize I could be thankful for anything at all. At this point in [...]
I am grateful for the cliche saying that “Faith in God is Faith in His timing.” The Lord always knows what is best for us. Even when we plum don’t get it! If my life had gone perfectly as I had planned it, I imagine I’d be living a single, corporate lifestyle that bored me [...]
Every November I am faced with the Facebook thankfulness campaign. Of course, this isn’t an official campaign, but it seems like it might as well be, doesn’t it? Exactly 217,845 Facebook friends start proclaiming all the little things that came to mind each day for which they are thankful. I’ve never participated. I preferred to [...]
i do not want her hair, or her husband or her body or that car.
i do not want that job or their kids or his money.
i do not covet their house or that house payment.
i don’t want those friends or that life.
This list will be boring. It will be something you can probably all relate to, and won’t be ground-breaking. But I think it’s so important to thank God for the things we wake up to every single day – the things we assume we will be waking up to tomorrow, too: