C is for Character

c is for character

Character is generally defined as

the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.

Beyond that, character is generally thought of as “doing the right thing even when no one else is looking.”  Without really intending to, many of us have generalized that character is something we develop when bad things happen in our lives. Or we think of it as part of a long list of things we need to teach our children.

Character is so much more than that.

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James 4:8 – Draw Near to God

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I recently was reading a passage in the book of James and lingered on

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. (James 4:8a)

When I first read the verse, it brought a very clear memory into view. [Read more…]

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Blessed

Happy (belated) Thanksgiving to you and yours.  I hope your day was blessed beyond all expectations.

I’ve been busy hostessing – baking and mashing and roasting and all the fun things that come when you host family for a few days.  Now that the pies are eaten and the food is put away, I’m sitting down for the first time all day to catch my breath.

In honor of Thanksgiving AND my 15th wedding anniversary, I’m taking a day or two off from blog-land.  I’ll be back Monday (or sooner).

Susan

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Are you a hostess? You deserve some M&M’s

M&M's for the hostess

Really.  If you are a hostess for a major holiday (like say… Thanksgiving or Christmas) you NEED to buy some M&M’s.  Trust me. Send someone out to get them while you finish reading this post.

I’ll wait.

Ready?

Good.

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