Category Archives: Thankful

Open your hearts and your world expands


This post is about our experience volunteering with the Helping International Students program. Our international friends are Brazilian and a fun fact about Brazilians is they speak Portuguese. You’ll notice after every paragraph there will be the Portuguese translation. We … Continue reading

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Food, Farming and Fun


I have the privilege of working for Kansas farmers and ranchers in my position at Kansas Farm Bureau. Part of my job (and my most favorite) is connecting non-farm folks with the people who work their tails off to feed … Continue reading

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Giving (Your Body) Thanks


Do you ever take a second and think about the million things our body does for us EVERY. SINGLE. DAY? Let’s move past the every-single-day part. How about every single minute? According to this article from HuffPost and CVS, our … Continue reading

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Useful, Nourishing and Needed


I shared this infograph on my Facebook wall a few weeks back. There was no attribution, no link back, no nothin’. One of my friends said, “That’s from Jen Hatmaker’s book ‘Interrupted’.” I’m so thankful she shared that info. I’ve … Continue reading

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Friday Fun


Happy Good Friday everyone! It’s a weekend to spend thanking God for the many blessings he bestows on us. It’s a beautiful and sunny day today, and it sounds like the weather will be lovely for the Easter weekend. For … Continue reading

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It’s Friday! Woo Hoo!


It’s Friday! What makes this day even better? I have the whole day off PLUS Monday. WOO HOO! You know what makes it even better? The house got cleaned yesterday so me and Mr. Fry are enjoying the day in … Continue reading

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Quit your cryin’


It’s bothersome when I hear people complain about things. They went through my luggage…and looked at my bras…and my jewelery. How dare they! He questioned me about my proposal. Seriously!? What a jerk! My shirt is just too tight these … Continue reading

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It’s a ‘being’ trip


I am so happy! Lovely Wesa has written a post about her and hubby Steve’s quickly approaching (two days!) trip to Africa. If you recall I wrote a previous post about the amazing things God is doing there. If your … Continue reading

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Stop being average


In my last post, I explained that our church is supporting a missionary family in Africa. Part of that work includes a school–the AIC Lare Oibor Child Development Center to be exact. Our church was lucky enough to connect with … Continue reading

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God’s hands at work


I love seeing God at work. Some times you don’t have to look very hard. I’m finding the more I let go of “me” the more I see God at work.

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