November 23, 2013

That Thing I Do Now (Vol 19) + A Giveaway!

So... you know the drill... it's the weekend and life is busy and you know how I like to gather up all sorts of Awesome and then pass on the wealth of Awesomeness to all of you, the Internet... just in case you missed it!  So - here are some of my favorite finds this week...

Happy Reading!

* This post over at LifeHack, listing 13 Things that Mentally Strong People Don't Do... so good!

* This post by Shauna Niequist on what her mother taught her... what every woman should know!


* This one by Kristen over at We Are That Family on taking Thanksgiving back (with a link up FULL of tips and ideas!)


* This post over at Prodigal Magazine by Emily Wierenga on what Love is... joining her in prayer!


* This by Kayla Aimee with tips on how to keep it simple this Christmas... filled with 25 tips on non-toy gifts to give! So good!


* This post over at Thought Catalog listing 18 Things Everyone Should Start Making Time For Again by Brianna Wiest


* This post by Edie over at Life in Grace - it is FILLED with tips on hosting Thanksgiving and enjoying it... so for those of you who are filling your homes next week, or anytime really - these tips are great! So here ya go!


* The post right here from Abiding Love, Abounding Grace where I talk about how to create an atmosphere of Gathering In...

Of course - we now come to the video portion... because, you know... "that's how we do!" This one is a bit longer than most, but bookmark it and make the time when you can... Annie and Lizzie at the Farm. Oh my!

...but, we're not done yet! Oh no... BONUS:

Now - for a bit of a Thanksgiving Love... I am literally gonna hook you up with an altered handmade One Thousands Gifts Journal... 



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What did I miss? Did you find anything Amazing online this week that I didn't list here? Link it in the comments and share the love, friends!


17 comments :

  1. I am thankful for my husband, my strong and healthy children and my Lord, who continues to pursue my heart.

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    1. Oh me too, Barbie! I am thankful for those things as well! <3

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  2. I am thankful for my husband, my family, and for my God, who continues to speak to my heart through His Word faithfully!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by! Yes... so thankful for His Word... that it is living and alive and that He still speaks today! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  3. I am thankful for the never ending love and grace of Christ!! And my family and friends who are the sweetest blessings ever!! Hugs!!

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    1. Abiding Love, Abounding Grace... see? We are so alike, sweet friend! ;) Thankful that you stopped by! Have a blessed Thanksgiving!

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  4. I am thankful for second chances, for my life and where our family is and for a God who cares about us more than we can ever truly understand.

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    1. I'm thankful for all of those things FOR you, sweet friend! Rejoicing with you that He proves Himself good again and again and again... Have a blessed Thanksgiving, sweet friend!

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  5. There is so much I could list but I have to say today I am thankful for food in my kitchen. After seeing a family lined up at 9;30 am at the local mission to eat Thanksgiving lunch that would not be served til noon I realized how blessed I am

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    1. Oh Amy... yes! Sometimes it is those wake up calls that cause us to truly be thankful for the little things we can so easily take for granted! Thankful you stopped by today! Have a blessed Thanksgiving!

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  6. Thankful for restored relationships, new friends, emerging jobs, and time off! I'm grateful for these things that have blessed me and hope that I can turn these blessings into a way to bless the lives of those around me - both immediately and a little farther out.

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    1. Rebekah, somehow - with you and God together - I am sure you can and you will! Thankful for you, sweet friend! Have a blessed LONG holiday weekend!

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  7. I am grateful for:
    *God's continual presence--Immanuel!
    *Connections with others
    *Shelter from the cold and rain
    *Aromas emanating from the kitchen today

    Thanks for asking!
    Deb Weaver
    thewordweaver.com

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    1. I love this! I am grateful for these very things as well! And for you... I am grateful for you, sweet friend! Happy Thanksgiving!

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    2. CONGRATS Deb... Rafflecopter picked YOU! <3

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  8. I am thankful for my family and for all the beautiful friends God has graced me with, both in real life and online! <3

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    1. So Much Amen Chandra! I agree 100%! Thanks for stopping by! Praying you have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Thanks so much for stopping by! I always love to hear your thoughts! Remember to: Speak Life - Be Love - Shine On!
~Karrilee~

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