Blog Giveaway Winners!

We have two winners!  Kelsey and Sharon D. are the winners of my blog giveaway! Congratulations!  I am so excited to share “Jesus Today”  with you both and hope that you find it as encouraging as I did.  For those of you who commented, but did not win, try locating this book at your local library or buy yourself a copy.  It is worth your time and money to read these encouraging daily thoughts and Scriptures.  It is a bright spot in my day!

Sharon D., I do not have an email address for you.  Please email me at to claim your book!

Look for more blog posts in the near future giving you my health updates and sharing what I have learned this year.  So much to tell!

Love and hugs to all of you!



Happy Thanksgiving

My Inspiration:

Psalm 107:1

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good…

My Thoughts:

God IS good and I will be enjoying my Thanksgiving dinner with my husband and five children. Each of the kids helped me make a portion of our meal, so that I won’t be worn out by dinner time! 🙂 I am grateful beyond words for my precious family!

“Blessings” was one of my first blogs.  If you haven’t read it yet, take some time to read how we can be grateful in illness.  Find it here.

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!!! I hope you have an extremely blessed day filled with love, family, friends, and lots of yummy food!  Let’s celebrate God’s goodness today!


My Inspiration:

“Blessings” by Laura Story

My Thoughts:

I absolutely love this song. It makes me cry every time I hear it because I believe these words to be true. “What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near.” I have probably had a thousand sleepless nights because of CFS and Fibro and have often found myself crying out in the night to Him. Trials are not easy, but it is these times that fulfill a purpose in our lives that we cannot humanly understand.

In an ongoing effort to keep a grateful spirit, I have kept a mental list of things I am thankful for as a direct result of having chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia in my life. For the sake of this particular blog, I sat down and actually took the time to list them on paper. Continue reading