The ABCs of Thankfulness

Counting my blessings today with the letters of the alphabet: The ABCs of Thankfulness. This is a simple and quick exercise that makes me think a bit deeply about some of the things I may have taken for granted lately just because I am accustomed to seeing or using them everyday. Like water. A/C Bible Children + […]

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Where is Home?

Part of our identity is somewhat traced to a place we can call home. Security, memories, a sense of belongingness — these are things that somehow prove that we live and that we matter. About 1/3 of my life had been spent abroad, away from my birth country. I have lived in a number of […]

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How Fall Reminds Us To Be Grateful

Autumn leaves glistened as they fall, the early morning sun’s rays flickered while they peeked through the tall trees in my backyard. Dry branches rustled and snapped as squirrels chased each other up to a tree, a couple of red cardinals perched on the hedge fence and a large busy bee kissing the flowers. The gentle cool […]

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Free Printable Thank You Cards

There is so much for which to be thankful. But one of life’s sweetest gifts are the people that we care about. We encounter and interact with many of them on a daily basis — family or friends — who in one way or another have given us many other reasons to be thankful for. In my […]

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Too Busy to be Thankful?

It was quite late in the evening and we all felt sleepy and tired. We met with some friends early that night and it took us a while before we could finally make a trip to the store to buy groceries. My mind was occupied trying to make sure I did not forget the things we needed to […]

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My Reply: 8 Questions to Ask Your Spouse

When it comes to marriage and my role as a wife, I don’t talk about it often because I still feel like a new wife with less than a decade of experience compared to many of our friends’ double-digit marital years. I got married without knowing a lot of things about being a wife. When […]

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5 Things I Am Most Grateful For In Life

“Start each day with a grateful heart”. That’s the line that came into my mind as I got ready to write down post #2 of my 31-Day “Gratitude is Powerful” Challenge. With all the countless of blessings that surround me, I picked out 5 things I am most grateful for in life: Family. My family, husband […]

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