"Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable -if anything is excellent or praiseworthy -think about such things."  (Philippians 4:8 NIV)

REMEMBER: If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely - Roald Dahl

How to teach your child to journal thankfulness- several different ideas and links included in this post, along with this simple bookmark!

How to Teach Your Child to Journal Thankfulness

How to teach your child to journal thankfulness- I LOVE THIS Example/ Idea defiantly gonna start it with the boys :)

Thought Of The Day : Choose Joy.

So true. We have the choice of how we want to live our life. We have to choose to be joyful and happy, and continue to make that choice every day.

How to choose joy and see it all around us in the hard. Really! Click here to read more.

How to Choose Joy ~ Right Where You Are . . . Really

We are bombarded with messages about finding the perfect life. But Scripture speaks of embracing the journey God has given. Amazing grace, Christian quotes, Christian faith, Scriptures for encouragement, trusting God's plan

Embrace the journey instead of chasing the #PerfectLife

Embrace the journey God has called you to, trusting Him to lead you through what He leads you to. Choose joy in spite of life, not because of life.

Finding Joy in Strange Places

I've discovered that finding joy in strange places is not a NEW concept. In fact, since the fall of man, humanity has worked at seeking happiness. Only we haven't gotten very good at it. We have a tendency to look in the wrong places for joy.

"Joy is the best makeup." - Anne Lamott

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