Friday, January 24, 2014

This Is The Day

the Lord has made. I will rejoice and be glad in it. I am trying Lord, really trying, but I really don't like single digit temperatures. I prefer, (and I know You didn't ask me, warmer). I prefer not to worry about my water freezing, which I know the time it did You thawed it when the temp was 6*, and it didn't this time. I prefer not to worry about the animals left out in the cold. I wouldn't even go to Debs to spend the night because I didn't want Boo out, but so many animals are left to be cold. I prefer not to think about the homeless people, nor the people whose electricity has been cut off, or all the other horrible things. I prefer to think happy thoughts, and happy ever afters. I prefer sunny skies with family and friends laughter, not tears and pain. But this is the day You have made and I am going to be glad in it. I really am. Because it is warm happy and the sun is shinning Through My Back Door where life is good. And warm and cozy and the coffee is always on.


  1. Yes, we are so fortunate to be inside where it is cozy and warm And the coffee pot is always on. Betty... I just LoVe your chair and and ottoman.Gorgeous fabric!
    Keep warm ...Marg

  2. Hi Betty... I have just been on your picture trail and how very enjoyable a time it was. You have a beautiful prim home. So cozy, warm and inviting. Thanks for the "coffee" .)

  3. I am thinking the same thoughts Betty!! haha. Miss you

  4. I'm thinking the same today as Blessed to have a roof over my head and a warm fire burning and unfrozen water and meals to enjoy...have a great weekend hugs lil raggedy Angie

  5. Hi Betty! You are so right! We have so much to be thankful for.... these cold temps are so hard on so many... I pray that both people and animals are able to find refuge from the freezing temps....
    I hope you have a relaxing and warm weekend in your cozy home!

  6. just got my computer up and running temporarily... I had to come and visit.. Leave it to you Ms Betty to see the world through our heavenly Fathers eyes....All I can say is me too...I have prayed for the homeless, the children who are cold and hungry because of no school and parents on drugs....the animals..but, I have to remind myself God is in control...this is His day...I am to rejoice in the fact that He is in control.... Your home always looks warm and inviting....have a great day.....keep praying and trusting and stay warm inside...enjoy your coffee and chats with God... be blessed my Friend!

  7. Beautiful post from a lovely lady!Thanks for reminding me not to grumble.LOL! Stay safe and warm Betty.Hugs,Jen

  8. Agreed a beautiful post.
    Thankful for a brand new day!
    Woolie warm hugs

  9. Amen and HE is still in control Betty.

    Stay warm.

  10. Great post! I do hope all are safe. Janice

  11. Thank you, Betty, for saying just what I needed to hear. You are so wonderful!!!


  12. No matter the trials, or disappointments we have in our life....we are still blessed by so many things....Jan

  13. What a great reminder.
    My Mom used to wake us children up with that
    verse every morning. It is written on her
    grave stone as well.
    We are having nice warm weather
    here in California, but we are in a drought.
    We really could use some rain.
    Wishing you a blessed weekend~Sara

  14. Betty, You inspire me to think about all of these things! Today's post is wonderful. While I am dusting, I will be thinking of all the good we have (and try not to think of the bad). God is with us each and every day. He has made me a true believer. YES..".this IS the day the Lord hath made...let us be glad and rejoice in it..."

    Thanks, Dear......wonderful post!!!!


  15. My goodness.... you and I had the same thoughts for our posts this week. My post is about rejoicing and giving thanks for in all things. Thank you for reinforcing my thoughts today.

    I am so spoiled by nice weather. I'm sure that I would just freeze to death if I lived in your climate. I am sending you warm hugs. Have a great week. Hugs, Lura

  16. So grateful to have found your blog is so warm and encouraging here! I am your newest follower! Love and blessings to you, Cheryl


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