Thursday, July 11, 2019
For Thursday July 11th, 2019
ON THE BRIGHT SIDE
The moments of our lives may be bright with possibility, dark with fear or sadness, or even plain everyday gray, but God's glory never fades. May God's glory shine into the exciting lights, upsetting darks, and boring grays of your every day.
Life is a Special Occasion!
Today is Cheer Up the Lonely Day which is a day to share love with those who feel lonely. There are a lot of people who have lost someone or have moved to a new place and not made any new friends yet. Loneliness can affect young and old, and people in all walks of life.
It’s a good occasion to spend some quality time with people who are lonely and help them have a great day by letting them know somebody cares about them. Any time you can make someone happy, you’re doing a good thing...
If you can't see the Bright Side, polish the dull side
THOUGHT FOR TODAY
Make someone happy. Make just one someone happy and you will be happy too.
I have to say that even though I live by myself, I am never lonely. I have plenty of people in my life to love and that love me back. Thanks to my family and friends I’m really never alone.
And I’m very thankful for the internet that helps to keep me in touch with those near and far. When my children all left home and I found myself alone for the first time in my life, it was a big adjustment and that is when I started writing this daily newsletter many years ago now. It does help me to keep in touch with the people I care about and I don’t even have to leave the house to do it.
They say that you’re really never alone if you enjoy your own company. And I’ve learned to do that well. It’s not necessarily a bad thing. I’ve always plenty to do and I’m never bored. I do what makes me happy and want make others to be happy too.
I had some fun decorating my old fashioned sideboard that sits in my living room this week. I decorate it for seasons like some would decorate a fireplace mantle. I have no fireplace so this is my favorite piece of furniture to decorate. Some things always stay the same like the clock, my little brown bird, and the family picture. So that is what my pictures are of today.
I hope you all have GREAT day. Happy Thursday!
COUNTING MY GIFTS
There are so many things that can make you happy. Don’t focus too much on the things that make you sad.
Counting at least 3 things every day that I'm thankful for. There is truly is always something to be thankful for.
7237. for friends and family
7238. for the internet
7239. for lots to do that makes me happy
Enter into His courts with thanksgiving — and in His presence is fullness of Joy!
PRAYER FOR OUR TROOPS
Please pray for God's protection of
our troops and HIS wisdom for their
Almighty and eternal God,
Protect our military
as they discharge their duties
with the shield of your strength,
may the power of your love
enable them to return home in safety
that with all who love them
they may ever praise you for your loving care.
AND bless our Police Officers, Firefighters
and Paramedics and EMT’s
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
ADVICE FOR TODAY
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
A little smile, a word of cheer,
A bit of love from someone dear…