Tag Archives: gratitude

Lesson for a Running Grandma

If you have followed my blog for a while, you are aware of some changes in my writing.  First, I don’t write as often, and second, my posts are, more often than not, about running.  There are reasons for this. … Continue reading

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On Going Back

A week ago right now I was in quite a funk.  We’d had a teacher work day full of meetings on Friday and I had  accomplished little.  After a lovely Christmas break full of time with family and plenty of … Continue reading

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Joy of the Month Club, 2014

My second traditional end-of-the-year post is a look back at blessings.  Being an Eeyore, an INFJ, a glass-half-empty kind of personality, I need to do this.  Purposefully looking back at my blessings helps me not just to remember them, but … Continue reading

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Goal Setting With Grace

It’s the day after Christmas, the first day in the last week of the year.  I used to dislike this week intensely.  For years I found it to be one of the most depressing times of the year.  I understand … Continue reading

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Race Report

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize?  Run in such a way as to get the prize.”  I Corinthians 9:24 Well, it’s over.  The thing I’ve been working toward … Continue reading

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Fitbit Update: March!

And,  just like that, tomorrow it will be April.  I can hardly believe it!  March went quickly and was extremely diverse–temperatures jumped around between the teens and the high seventies and conditions varied between snow, fog, ice, rain, sleet, sunshine, … Continue reading

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Blessings for a Grinch

This morning was cold and rainy.  Though it was only about the sixth day in a row of this weather, it seemed like about the hundred and sixth.  It’s taking me longer and longer to get out the door each … Continue reading

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Fireside Pause

So often through the year I long for a day like today.  Days like this one are hard to manufacture.  Everything has to come together perfectly in a way that only God can engineer; because of this I feel compelled … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Thanks

And so we come to the very last day of November.  I have had the annoying feeling that I was lagging behind for the last few months; catching up is just not something that seems to be in my immediate … Continue reading

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One Year Ago Today…

Oh the difference a year makes!  A year ago today I made a hat for our newborn granddaughter, Blythe.  She was one week old, weighed a bit more than four pounds and was in the NICU trying to learn to … Continue reading

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