30 Days Of Gratitude…Day 20

Day 20 I’m Thankful and Grateful for the kindness of friends. Thank you to one of my earth angels for these!!! Real NY Bagels 😄 it’s the little things 🥯

“Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel” (Proverbs 27:9)

30 Days of Gratitude 🙏 Days 9-10

Day 9: I Am Grateful for fellowship, community and church family…we had a blast making cotton candy for all the kids (little and big!!) at our Harvest Festival 😄

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. ( Hebrews 10:24-25)

Day 10: Grateful for my grandparents..today for grandpa ❤️🙏

Happy Birthday in Heaven Grandpa. ❤️

Only take care, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things that your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life. Make them known to your children and your children’s children ( Deuteronomy 4:9)

Road Trip…Charleston’s Angel Oak Tree 🌳

Back from a road trip..my first ‘girlfriend’s’ hit the road trip, reconnected with  a dear friend I haven’t seen in 13 years…our destination, Charleston, to visit the Angel Oak Tree. We had our own reasons for the visit…even with the changes the last 13 years have had on our own personal lives, we still fit 😊

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Jersey Girls and Oak Trees 💚

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Many people are struggling because they have not used what God has given them. God gives you an acorn; you invest it and it will become a tree! Stop praying for trees while acorns are lying all over the ground. God answered your prayer for the tree when He sent you the acorn. Your creative ideas are acorns from which mighty trees emerge. Your talent is given to you to be multiplied. ~TB~

 

A New Angel😇

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This morning my world is a little less brighter…my Beautiful Claudia was called home yesterday.

She always called me her little ray of sunshine, but truth be told, the little sassy package that was Claudia was the true light. She lit up the lives of everyone she came in contact with, and those of us who had the privilege to know her, love her and be loved by her, well she had a way of lighting up our worlds in so many ways. She, along with her husband Harvey, helped me through the darkest days of my life, and in those dark times, her light shone brightly and kept my flame from burning out. With my heart filled with Love and Gratitude, I thank God for bringing you into my life, C.

While selfishly I can’t image this earth without you, I’m smiling through the tears thinking of your reunion with your boys ❤️

Rest Well My Little Ray Of Sunshine 💛☀️💛☀️ I Love You

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You own a huge piece of my heart ❤️

One Friend


Raili, over at Soul Gifts presented those of us partaking in the Circle Of Friends challenge with quite an array of questions for Week 2, regarding our Closest Friends…..

For me, the answer to this question is easy. My Closest friend is also my Best friend, my Partner, my Husband. His love and support is insurmountable. His encouragement beyond compare. I know I can tell him Anything, and he won’t judge or laugh………..he accepts me, flaws and all……he’s a great communicator and he’s been a teacher……with his help, I learned how to look and Really See Myself for the first time………….

When we met, he was a butcher and I was a baker (true story). Work aquaintances, we wouldn’t go out together for another 2 years………when we did eventually go out, he took me out on a boat. (He won major points for that!) It was while we sat looking out at the water, in complete silence….and it was Comfortable, we both knew. Been together ever since……..

We’ve been through some tough shit together, and it only made us stronger. There is nobody I’d rather have in my corner……..we have each other’s backs…we know we can count on each other……I’d do anything for him, and he for me…up until him, I’d never had anyone with whom I felt comfortable enough to share All of me with…..(poor guy! 😁) He’s had his hands full, but with his help, I’ve been able to make peace with many of my demons…..

We laugh….A lot!!😄 and when it comes right down to it……not only do I Love him, I Really Really Like him….and he Likes me too!!! ☺️