Nov 9, 2012

Friday SHINE....

Today's Reading: Mark 10-12

Weekend Reading: Mark 13 & 14

Happy Fun Friday, SHINE friends! You girls seriously ROCK!

I have not heard ONE single complaint from ANY of you precious little things this week due to the change in the reading plan. Nada.

Thank you for rolling with it! That's exactly what I LOVE about all of you!

Today will be the last day of 3 chapter a day reading. (hallelujah!)

 Tomorrow we go back to one chapter a day. Shew.

Remember, though, we will have Saturday and Sunday reading from now on. It will be super good for us. Kind of like an extra work out, ya know? It will only make us stronger! :)

Since we have been heavy on the reading this week, I want to show you how THANKFUL I am for you!

How about a Fun Friday SHINE girls give-away?


My friend Michelle Chapman is giving away this GORGEOUS prize to one of you lucky girls! In fact, I already told her to get two so that I can have one! (every girls needs a cool bracelet, right?)
it's a copper cross bracelet!
isn't it lovely?!
thank you, sweet Michelle!

So, your Fun Friday Challenge is this:

Tell us what you are THANKFUL for today! We love hearing your little hearts pouring out thanksgiving!

"In everything give thanks;
 for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus."
1 Thessalonians 5:18 

**Leave us a comment under this post, or email me at and I will post it for you. :)

**Also, don't forget to gather some things for our very first SHINE Mission Project! I am SO excited to bless the socks off of the Sparrow's Nest Shelter! Yay! I sure hope to see you next Sunday, November 18th!**

my cup is overflowing,



  1. Anonymous11/09/2012

    thankful for my friend who is storing all of our belongings while we build our home. In an attempt to be overwhelmed in living in the mess and wanting my "life" back, I turned the bitterness to praise! i know i told you this yesterday, but really, truly thankful for such a friend! this is my thankful heart today <3-erin spinks

    1. aww! thank you! that's what friends are FOR! :-) xoxo!

  2. Anonymous11/09/2012

    I am thankful that God is working in The life of my college age son! It is amazing to watch. He feels led to be a missionary and I can't wait to see God use him. Blessing my socks off!
    Tori Johnson

  3. Leslie Clark Jones11/09/2012

    I am thankful for Holy Spirit. He loves and guides me minute by very personal and sweet.

  4. Anonymous11/09/2012

    I am thankful that the good Lord died for my sins and I have eternal life with sweet Jesus!!! Also, I am thankful for my wonderful family!!! God has truly blessed me!!!
    MeLissa Allen

  5. Anonymous11/09/2012

    I am thankful for the people God has put in my life who continue to encourage me and who have become my family. Sarah Schubert

  6. Anonymous11/09/2012

    I am thankful for waking up every morning and thanking my Lord for loving me so much.
    Jo Evans

  7. Anonymous11/09/2012

    I am thankful for answered and unanswered prayers. Kelly G

  8. I am so thankful for God's grace. I often don't deserve it, Ephesians 1:4 tells us that He chose us, before the foundation of the world!! He chose to love & accept us knowing our sin

  9. Anonymous11/09/2012

    I'm so thankful for heat in my car and my house. Thank you Lord! Sarah

  10. Anonymous11/09/2012

    Good morning! I am thankful for so much this year. I have a beautiful family ( 2 daughters and a son), a career that I have wanted my whole life, a nice roof over my head and plenty of food on the table.
    But, what I am most thankful for is a forgiving God, a Christian husband and several Christian friends. You see, the past 2 years, I have made many mistakes, some that others might deem unforgivable. I have hurt people I love. But, through Christ alone, I was forgiven and continue to be loved. I am thankful that during my darkest times, my God was there to pick me up and carry me through.
    I am thankful for a loving husband, caring friends and family that even when they know your faults, stand by your side. God is good, ALL the time.

    Wendy Weaver

  11. Anonymous11/09/2012

    I am thankful for a sweet, loving, funny, hard working godly husband. He is also an awesome daddy and youth pastor. Sometimes I have to remind myself to be thankful for him bc I take all he does for granted. Casey Bearden

  12. Anonymous11/09/2012

    I am so thankful for a rich Christian heritage with parents who placed a high priority on sharing the Gospel with me and for demonstrating a willingness to serve Christ sacrificially. I am thankful to God for his unending love, mercy and grace. Linda Hatcher

  13. I am thankful for an imtimate relationship with God. Thankful that He cares about little ol' me.

  14. Anonymous11/09/2012


    Thankful for a healthy family:)

    Have a wonderful day!

    Kelly Sewell

  15. Anonymous11/09/2012

    I am thankful for my three children.... even when it is crazy and the world gets the best of me, seeing their sweet faces takes it all away! Ashley Moon

  16. I an thankful for all tnese hearts looking to the Lord

  17. I an thankful for all tnese hearts looking to the Lord

  18. Anonymous11/10/2012

    Beautiful bracelet!!!!!!!

  19. I am thankful for unconditional love, friends, children, forgiveness, memories, and the assurance of eternal life with no more pain & sin.

  20. Heather Cook11/12/2012

    I am thankful that each day, hour, minute God is faithful to speak and lead me. (now if my obedience would come without a battle even better) He doesn't give up on me, His love goes on and on! I am thankful that my joy is not in things or circumstances, but in God!

  21. Today I am thankful for God's loving grace. It is so amazing to rest in the fact that I am sinner saved by grace and that God loves me no matter what.

  22. Heather B11/17/2012

    I'm thankful for my Savior, my hubs and babies, my parents and family,
    my friend, Michelle, who shared this site with me and always calls me FIRST, and oh,
    there are so many reasons to give thanks to Him!


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