Thursday, April 25, 2013
Thankful Thursday, "V" Edition
Today I am thankful for variety. It's said that variety is the spice of life, but I think it adds some sweetness as well. I just started varying the way I drink coffee. I normally don't drink it often, because coffee plus rich creamer tends to not settle well with me, but last week I tried something: mixing about half a cup of coffee, half a cup of milk, and a teaspoon of coconut oil and foaming it with my immersion blender. Folks, I may never drink coffee any other way again. It tastes as good as any coffeehouse drink, isn't too sweet or rich for my stomach, costs pennies, and tastes amazing. My immersion blender is a pro at foaming up the warm milk and coffee! I'm loving this variety in my life.
I'm thankful for the knowledge of our soon-to-come summer vacation. Next week is our last week of classes, then we have finals, and then school is DONE for the year. I can hardly wait. Bubbling in my head are so many plans and ideas for the summer...when I FINALLY have free time!
On that note, I'm thankful for vocation--specifically the ones of wife, homemaker, student, daughter, sister, friend, that God has given me. I'm excited to focus on "wife," "homemaker," and "friend" this summer, and put "student" away with the books for a few months!
I'm especially thankful--today and every day--for the victory that I have over Satan, sin, and death in Jesus Christ my Savior. Because of his life, death, and resurrection, the battle against the devil is already won. We, as believers in him, are victorious!!
What are you thankful for today? Can you come up with a "V" word in your list?