Gift of Thankfulness, SoCS “fab”

My devotional reading this morning was about thankfulness. When you focus on what you don’t have or on situations that displease you, you inner mind becomes dark and disgruntled. When you approach God with thanksgiving, the light of His presence surrounds you. Lets have some examples from my life –

The harshness of this past winter only to be reminded of the ever resilient fabulous bulbs of spring.

The poor commitment of the “handy man” that showed up to get the old curtains down but has yet to show up to put up the new rods. But yet the light shining through the windows has been beautiful and helped my violet to burst forth in fabulous white and purple blooms.

The most inconvenient idea of being without a refrigerator for 10 days, yet I can still enjoy a fabulous cup of hot tea. And last but not least…

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Mandarin Oranges

The ability of being able to enjoy fabulous fruits all year long from those warm climate zones and the trucking industry getting them to the stores for us to enjoy.

The inconvenient challenges of life can drag us down or we can give thanks to God that we have an ability to view those challenges through His eyes and find that silver lining – there is always one however small it may be.

So all the more reason to understand you inconvenience and be thankful of the light they can shed on us and bringing forth kindness to others who are also experiencing inconveniences themselves. Remember to always be kind.

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Show kindness to others

Linda G Hill’s challenge today for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “fab.” And I think if we really look around we can find more fab than non-fab. You just need to correct frame of mind. So I challenge you to review and give thanks for all the fabulous things you have in life. You could probably amaze yourself in seeing your gifts.

Bonkers, A-Z Challenge

Interesting challenge Linda Hill has created for us in A-Z challenge.

I too can be a bit of a rebel for reason that fit only my purposes. So I come along side illegally as well to play when I can. You may to have good use of dictionary I fear as this goes on, at least for some of us.  Sometimes it drives me bonkers as I can’t think of anything to say, yet  I still want to play. You know there are many forms of bonkers other than how things are recently driving me. There is the TV series…

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Cartoons, of course

Then there is candy…., don’t know that I have ever seen it.

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And don’t let us forget the famous scientist….

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Dr. Bonkers

But for me, bonkers is just out of control crazy with too many things happening at one time and I get in bonker overload.

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But even if you find yourself in overloaded bonkers, there is always time to stop for a second and be kind. That slow down may be the very thing to get you out of bonker overload. So, always have kindness at the front of anything you may do. It could change your entire perspective.

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