Count Your Blessings


This old hymn written by Johnson Oatman takes me back to revival days. Oatman says it’s impossible to be thankful and grumpy at the same time. I agree. I find that counting blessings is a lot more interesting than counting sheep! This section is dedicated to taking a closer look at the hymn and considering the benefits of counting everyday blessings as well as miraculous blessings.

O Christmas Tree!

It’s Christmas Eve. The presents are wrapped and the stockings are filled. All but a few gifts have been distributed…

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

“And suddenly there appeared with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, ‘Glory to God…

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Grace to the Rescue

Grace. God’s Riches At Christ’s Expense. Through the death of His Son, Jesus Christ, God allows the richness of salvation…

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Halloween and Booble Verses

Strolling around my neighborhood I have noticed more Halloween decorations than ever. Statistics indicate that the purchase of Halloween decorations…

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Sweet Land of Liberty

I wasn’t sure whether to sing “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” or “For the Beauty of the Earth.” This happened…

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A Hiker’s Blessing

I love the outdoors. My husband loves it more. He prefers to get his exercise from outside activity – mowing…

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