Thanksgiving has been on my mind lately because, well, Thanksgiving is this Thursday. In conjunction with that, I've also been thinking about social media. I've read several blogs, it seems like, that discuss how social media often breeds discontent because people compare their own lives, accomplishments, and possessions with those of others. Seen from the… Continue reading Instagram-ing Thanksgiving
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