Thursday, August 30, 2012

Thankful Thursday



Linking with Cami at Thankful Thursday 

"Believing in yourself takes courage. Facing the future takes hope. Carry both in your heart"  Rosa Parks

Life can be hard...really hard. Things happen beyond my control....things that jolt...leave me stunned.....make me question why....and sometimes even cause fear. 

But then other things happen that pump me with courage and remind me life is a journey and something meant to be lived fully. Today I'm grateful for....

-The courage to face all of life...to not run and hide but to face it head on - the good, the bad and the ugly.
-Back to school shopping is not the most fun for me but yesterday it ended it total fun. By the time we got back to the car....we were all giddy.....I love my guys!!!!
-Many good things have come out of the situation with that guy who took my manuscript...connections with some awesome people.....one of them called this week to tell me the man is floundering and frustrated. I believe now...what we give out will come back to us.
-Kindness....funny how just a smile can turn a bad day into something amazing.
-Mostly for faith...that unseen...but totally real thing that won't allow me to fall. It's a safety net that's always there....holding me up...pushing me forward....the thing that really gives me courage

12 comments:

Daisy said...

This is a lovely post, Sarah. You have much to be thankful for and so do I. Thank you for the reminder. I hope you have a great weekend!

Finding Pam said...

I often feel the way your first paragraph describes life. An uplifting post today. Thank you for sharing. You're so right about what you give out comes back to you.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

It's always uplifting here on Thankful Thursday's! Thank you.

Glenda said...

Beautiful post! So real and uplifting!

NITA said...

Great post thank you for sharing

Blessings Nita

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Nikki,
I'm very late visiting you today because I was out all day and away from the computer. Just stopping by to see what nuggets of wisdom you are sharing today. I'm not disappointed! Have a wonderful long weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

joy said...

I am happy to hear that you are having fun and everthing is going into your favor. God is good:)

RCUBEs said...

When I went through this battle at my work, now, as I continue to wait in His timing, I see that no matter how hard people hurt us, nor no matter if they take things from us...It doesn't really matter at all anymore...Because all the things of the world can be taken away from us yet...we can still rejoice knowing the truth that He is the One left and that He is our All in All...We gained so much more upon knowing Jesus. And now, looking at those people who hurt me, they don't seem happy. I'm not angry anymore. I feel sadness for them. I know it's Jesus. Because He is continuing to work also in our hearts. So praying that you will always remain strong as you also remind me of the same thing. Blessings to you sister!

Mevely317 said...

One of the biggest life lessons I get from coming here is your sweet Perspective!
I agree, even the worst experiences can be softened with a smile.

Dulce said...

I really must take this post of yours into consideration for the time being and the one about to be... Thanks Nikki for the reminder- ALWAYS!

Peace and love

D.

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Cami said...

A smile can really change things completely!!
Happy to hear things with that thief are taking a turn for the best!! SO happy to hear that.
Thank you for linking up with me on Thankful Thursday <3 Hope you're enjoying your weekend very much!