Over the past month of writing Thanksgiving posts, I have realized that I am extremely thankful for books. Without them, my life as I know it would not exist. This statement might seem a bit drastic, but the more I think about it, the more true it seems to be. Without the existence of books,… Continue reading Thankful for: BOOKS!
I originally wasn't planning to write this, but--seeing as today is the second snow day I've had this season (yesterday being the first), I would like to express my gratitude for snow days and the little unexpected break from work: Thank you, Lord, for snow days! Usually I'm not too fond of cold weather, and… Continue reading Thankful for: Snow Days!
Last week, I went to the Oklahoma City Art Museum for the first time ever. I had never ever been there before even though I was in art club in high school, am interested in drawing/painting, and live less than two hours away. There's really no excuse for me not going before. But, it's done now, and… Continue reading Thankful for: Friendship and New Experiences
In my first Thanksgiving post, I listed 50 not-so-typical items that I'm thankful for, since usually no one gets past the basic (but nonetheless amazing) blessings. Well, this post is different...more of a normal Thanksgiving post, in which I want to express my thankfulness for...MY FAMILY. But I also want to take it a bit further and use… Continue reading Thankful for: My Family (aka The Hawkins Clan)
Thanksgiving month is upon us again! My, how time flies. Summer seems like yesterday, and now I'm already seeing Christmas decorations out (with a hint of turkeys and cornucopias scattered about). This is the time of year when people thank God for what he has provided. I know we should be thanking him all year… Continue reading A Thankful Heart is a Happy Heart